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The Honourable Charles D. Gonthier

Welcome to a website in memory of the honourable Charles D. Gonthier. Charles D. Gonthier was for 14 years a Puisne Judge at the Supreme Court of Canada. As a judge, he sought for novel and contextual solutions to a wide variety of legal problems, gaining inspiration from values that are essential to our society. In his research, he developed these values in several legal domains, in common law as well as Quebec civil law.

Charles Gonthier was known to the legal community as a gentleman, scholar, philosopher and original thinker. The basis of his worldview was founded upon the ideas of fraternity and community. In a context which focuses on the immediate needs of the individual, Charles Gonthier was concerned with the responsible development of a just society in the long term. As such, he devoted much of his later years to the area of sustainable development law.

The Honourable Charles D. Gonthier