New Appointment to the Supreme Court of BC

  • December 14, 2020

Ardith Walkem, Q.C., Lawyer at Cedar and Sage Law Corporation in Chilliwack, is appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Madam Justice Walkem replaces Madam Justice M. Gropper (Vancouver), who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective April 14, 2020.

International Human Rights Day and Renate Shearer Award Presentation

  • December 10, 2020

United Nations Association in Canada, Vancouver Branch (UNAC) & Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) BC Human Rights Clinic cordially invite you to a VIRTUAL celebration of the 72nd Anniversary of the UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS & 32nd Anniversary presentation of the RENATE SHEARER AWARD to Douglas R. Campbell

Attorney general’s statement on Cullen Commission interim report

  • December 10, 2020

“In reviewing the report, I am profoundly concerned about the commissioner’s advice at the bottom of page 9 and over to page 10 that there is an ongoing problem in co-operation and support from the Government of Canada. Most troubling to me is the apparent failure of FINTRAC, the federal anti-money-laundering agency, to share what it knows about what is happening in British Columbia with the commission."

Court Updates: COVID-19

  • December 07, 2020

The most current updates and notices for the Court of Appeal for BC, the Supreme Court of BC, and the Provincial Court of BC.

In memoriam: Frank Kraemer, QC

  • December 05, 2020

In 2001, Frank was appointed Executive Director of the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association. In that position he honed his administration skills and managed to significantly improve the Branch's financial position. He also made significant contributions to the national organization of the Association.

New cabinet focuses on keeping people safe, fighting COVID-19

  • November 26, 2020

Premier John Horgan has announced a new cabinet that will focus on keeping people healthy and safe through the COVID-19 pandemic. “The pandemic has turned the lives of British Columbians upside down,” Premier Horgan said. “We have come a long way together, but we have much further to go. This skilled, diverse team is ready to continue our fight against COVID-19 and build an economic recovery that includes everyone.”

Provincial Court of BC: NP 22: Resuming In-Person Proceedings During COVID-19

  • November 25, 2020

All persons attending courtrooms will be required to participate and cooperate to attain the recommended COVID-19 health and safety protocols. This includes practicing physical distancing, sanitizing hands upon entry of a courthouse or courtroom, and adhering to all other recommended health and safety protocols and directions.