NUMBER OF FEDERALLY APPOINTED JUDGES AS OF FEBRUARY 1, 2023

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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 Appeal1351882
Federal Court35439146
Tax Court of Canada2312472

Alberta

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal11718133
King's Bench692291439

British Columbia

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal141024112
Supreme Court84191035011

Manitoba

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal45974
King's Bench - Trial2232590
King's Bench - Family1311480

New Brunswick

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal63940
King's Bench - Trial1171822
King's Bench - Family11314131

Newfoundland and Labrador

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal62850
Supreme Court22426113

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 Appeal821040
Supreme Court25530110
Family Division16218101

Nunavut

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Justice50522

Ontario

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal191130143
Superior Court of Justice2047127511720
Family Court491362464

Prince Edward Island

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal22411
Supreme Court51630

Quebec

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal21728112
Superior Court145461918110

Saskatchewan

CourtTotal Number of Judges in OfficeSuper-
numeraries
Grand TotalTotal Number of Women JudgesNumber of Current Vacancies
Court of Appeal821050
King's Bench351045193

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
TOTAL901268116953992

*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 King’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 King's Bench of New Brunswick (transfer of current puisne Judge position to ACJ).