The Law Commission of Canada is a statutory body established under the Law Commission of Canada Act. The Commission provides independent advice to Government on improvements, modernization and reform that will ensure a just legal system that meets the changing needs of Canadian society. The Commission will address complex challenges such as systemic racism in the justice system, legal issues around climate change, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, and rapid technological shifts in the world.

The Law Commission is currently seeking applicants for a full-time President of the Commission. The President is the chief executive officer of the Commission and oversees the management of its work. The President will also provide direction to the Executive Director, who is responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the staff and work of the Commission. Candidates are encouraged to apply online through the Governor in Council Appointments website by January 17, 2022. After this date, your application will be retained and may be considered up until an appointment to the position is made. Learn more