The Judicial Compensation and Benefits Commission was appointed in
September 1999, pursuant to the Judges Act. Its mandate is to review and
make recommendations to the Minister of Justice with regard to the
compensation and benefits of federally appointed judges. Commissioners are
Richard Drouin (Chair), Eleanore Cronk and Fred Gorbet. They are appointed for four
years. The Commission will make its recommendations by May 31, 2000.