Federal benches diversifying as more Indigenous, visible minority jurists appointed in 2021-2022

By Cristin Schmitz (November 3, 2022, 1:41 PM EDT) -- The Liberal government is making significant progress toward its goal of increasing diversity on the federal benches — with more than one-quarter of superior court judges appointed over the past year comprising visible minority and Indigenous jurists, according to annual judicial appointment data compiled by the Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs....