The Lawyer's Daily - Pierre Bienvenu

Canada In the media October 2017

Judiciary says feds’ plan to disclose expenses of named judges is ‘constitutionally defective’

Pierre Bienvenu, counsel for the Canadian Superior Courts Judges Association, argues that while the government’s objectives of bringing more transparency and accountability to public spending are “important,” the Constitution does not permit Parliament or the executive branch to treat judges the same way in that regard as elected officials and members of the bureaucracy.