Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella marked her last day on the bench on Friday, a day she says was filled with emotion and reflection of the long and decorated career path that got her to this pointThe province reported 40 more COVID-19 deaths.
In an exclusive interview on CTV’s Question Period airing SundayThe province, Abella said she thought about her parents, her husband, and her two sons before she said goodbye to a seat she was appointed to 17 years ago.
“I thought of my family, I thought of the people I went on this journey with. I thought of my parents, who encouraged me to be whatever I wanted to be. I thought of my husband, who was married to the only woman he knew,” she said.
“I thought of my kids, my amazing two sons, their wonderful wives and my grandchildren. So it was a day to think about originshealth-care workers who work with patients directly, because when you come to endings you start to give yourself permission to think about the arc and where it began.”
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