"Because the majority of voting members are now appointed by the [Justice] Minister, the advisory committees may neither be, nor seen to be, fully independent of the government. This puts in peril the concept of an independent body that advises the government on who is best qualified to be a judge," the council, headed by Supreme Court Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, said in a statement.Do you think we should be moving toward a more partisan judicial system as well? I believe most Canadians would unequivocally say no.
"Judicial independence is not the private right of judges but the foundation of judicial impartiality and a constitutional right of all Canadians."
Just a friendly reminder of the route recently chosen by our very own Mini Bush...:)