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Canada’s first female chief justice still hasn’t shaken the impostor syndrome

'I kind of just go ahead and do what I feel I should do, and get myself into situations where I’m thinking, "Oh, everybody here knows more than I do. But anyway, here goes." It served me very well,' says former Supreme Court chief justice Beverley McLachlin.
The fear of hitting a ceiling and spending the rest of her career as a county court judge almost dissuaded Canada's first female chief justice of the Supreme Court Beverley McLachlin from accepting a spot on the bench. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
By Beatrice Paez      

Former Supreme Court chief justice Beverley McLachlin’s journey to the highest position on the highest court has been nothing short of extraordinary. 

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