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Constitutional obligation

The Supreme Court of Canada determined there is a constitutional obligation on governments to set compensation for judicial officers through a commission process that is:

  • independent
  • objective
  • effective

Public hearing

An independent Justices of the Peace 2017 Compensation Commission (2017 JPCC) was established under the Judicature Act to review and recommend the appropriate level of compensation for justices of the peace, for the period of April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2021.

When and where

10:00 am – 4:30 pm
February 24 and February 25, 2020

Law Courts
1A Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 0R2

Electronic written submissions

The deadline to send electronic written submissions was by or at noon on January 31, 2020.

The JPCC sought electronic written submissions on the appropriate level of compensation for justices of the peace for the period of April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2021.

Posted written submissions

Canadian Bar Association - Alberta branch

Deputy Chief Judge - The Provincial Court of Alberta

Government of Alberta

Law Society of Alberta

Society of the Justices of the Peace in Alberta

Legislation

The JPCC is governed by:

JPCC Reports

Read Justices of the Peace Compensation Commission reports.

Contact

To learn more, contact:

Ruth Fast
Legal Counsel
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 780-644-7696
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)