The Rt. Hon. Beverley McLachlin, PC, Chief Justice of Canada will retire from the bench on December 15, 2017.

Join us at one of two events to recognize the accomplishments of this remarkable judicial leader.


Thursday, December 14, 2017 in Ottawa

Click below for details and to purchase tickets to this gathering of representatives from the judicial and legal communities, the diplomatic corps, business, government and the arts. This promises to be an exceptional evening, on the eve of the Chief Justice’s last day in office.

Led by Masters of Ceremonies, Don Newman and Céline Galipeau, the evening will feature tributes by the Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney, PC, CC, GOG, former Prime Minister of Canada and the Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson, former Governor General of Canada.


Friday, April 27, 2018 in Vancouver

The Chief Justice practiced law in Alberta and British Columbia and her judicial career was launched in April 1981 with her appointment to the Vancouver County Court. She left as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of British Columbia in April 1989, on her appointment to the Supreme Court of Canada. Join hosts and tribute speakers from Alberta and British Columbia, as they celebrate one of their own.

Tickets will go on sale in January 2018. Please come back to this site for udpates!

Coming January 2018