NUMBER OF FEDERALLY APPOINTED JUDGES AS OF SEPTEMBER 1, 2022

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Canada

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Supreme Court90940
Federal Court of Appeal1341772
Federal Court35338136
Tax Court of Canada2212363

Alberta

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal12618132
Queen's Bench732295436

British Columbia

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal14923111
Supreme Court84221064911

Manitoba

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal741171
Queen's Bench - Trial2232590
Queen's Bench - Family1311480

New Brunswick

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal63940
Queen's Bench - Trial1261822
Queen's Bench - Family11314130

Newfoundland and Labrador

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal53851
Supreme Court21627123

Northwest Territories

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Supreme Court30331

Nova Scotia

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal831150
Supreme Court25530110
Family Division16218101

Nunavut

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Justice60631

Ontario

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal201030142
Superior Court of Justice2047127511623
Family Court481664453

Prince Edward Island

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal31410
Supreme Court51630

Quebec

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal21930122
Superior Court142471897813

Saskatchewan

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal731041
Queen's Bench321143186

Yukon

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Supreme Court30330

Total

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
TOTAL902275117753291

*Please note that 22 new judicial positions were added to due to the passing of recent legislation: 1 new position - Federal Court of Appeal, 1 new position – Tax Court of Canada, 9 new positions – Superior Court of Justice of Ontario, 1 new position - Court of Appeal of Quebec, 2 new positions – Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, 3 new positions – Supreme Court of British Columbia, 1 new position – Nunavut Court of Justice, 1 new ACJ position - Court of Queen's Bench of New Brunswick (transfer of current puisne Judge position to ACJ).