The OBA offers its congratulations to the Hon. Michelle O’Bonsawin on her historic nomination to the Supreme Court of Canada. The appointment of the first Indigenous Supreme Court justice is another critical step towards a Canadian judiciary that properly reflects everyone it serves.
Justice O’Bonsawin has been a great supporter of the OBA as a speaker and mentor to young lawyers. Her experience as a justice of the Superior Court of Ontario and her intimate knowledge of Indigenous matters will be critical for those looking to the top court for justice.
Read more about her appointment.