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Two Supreme Court judges announce retirement

Justices Binnie, Charron to leave at the end of August

The Supreme Court of Canada will lose two of its nine members by the end of this summer.  Justice Ian Binnie, 72, and Justice Louise Charron, 60, announced on Friday they plan to retire effective August 30, though Binnie suggested he is open to staying on until his replacement is found. Binnie has served on the court since 1998 and was three years away from mandatory retirement at age 75. Charron, meanwhile, wrote she simply wanted to retire earlier.

CBC News

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