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As part of its mandate to support the Canadian judiciary, the Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs provides support services to the Office of the Canadian Judicial Council. The Council is composed of the 39 Chief Justices and Associate Chief Justices of Canada’s superior Courts. Its mandate is to promote efficiency and uniformity, and to improve the quality of judicial service in Canada. The Council is also responsible for reviewing complaints against federally appointed judges. Information about the Council, its mandate and activities are found at the Council’s website,

Contacts for Further Information

Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs

99 Metcalfe Street, 8th Floor

Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1E3

Telephone: (613) 995-5140 Facsimile: (613) 995-5615

Web site:

Claude Provencher, Commissioner, Phone: (613) 995-5140


Listing of Statutory and Departmental Reports

Canadian Judicial Council Annual Report

Computer News for Judges

Federal Courts Reports

Report and Recommendations of the 2004 Judicial Compensation and Benefits Commission

Legislation Administered by the Office of the Commissioner for Federal Judicial Affairs

The Minister has sole responsibility to Parliament for the following Act:

Judges Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. J-1) February 2007