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March 4, 1983

Supreme Court Judge Bertha Wilson is shown in this 1989 photo. On Nov.20, 1990, Justice Wilson retired from the Supreme Court of Canada. (CP PICTURE ARCHIVE/Fls)

“Liberty in a free and democratic society does not require the state to approve the personal decisions made by it’s citizens; it does, however, require the state to respect them” Bertha Wilson

Bertha Wilson is appointed the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court of Canada.

Bertha Wrenham Wilson CC FRSC was a Canadian jurist and the first female Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.

Bertha Wilson – Canadian Jurist- Associated  Links:

Link to Photo Credit: Bertha Wilson

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