2020

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In memoriam: Gerald J. Lecovin, QC

  • August 04, 2020

Gerald J. Lecovin, QC passed away last weekend. His career spanned more than six decades and CBABC is grateful for his many contributions.

Derek Lacroix, QC Honoured as 2020 President’s Medal Recipient

  • June 22, 2020

The Canadian Bar Association, BC branch (CBABC) announces Derek LaCroix, QC as the recipient of the 2020 President’s Medal in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the legal profession. CBABC presented the award at its first virtual Provincial Council on Saturday, June 20.

CBABC Remembers Gordon Turriff, QC

  • June 09, 2020

Co-author of British Columbia Annual Practice (the “White Book”), and Law Society President (2009), Gordon Turriff, QC's work and leadership greatly influenced the legal profession.

CBA Statement on Equality and Recent Incidents of Police Violence

  • June 02, 2020

The Canadian Bar Association is deeply disturbed by the videotaped killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis and other recent incidents of anti-black violence in the United States and Canada. The CBA stands in solidarity with those who have peacefully protested police brutality and demanded justice and accountability.

Notice of Election of Directors

  • May 01, 2020

Would you like to help lawyers succeed and ensure a strong legal profession? Do you believe in the CBA BC Branch as a great way to connect lawyers to the people, knowledge and skills they need to practice law? If you would like to be the guiding force behind your CBABC, consider joining the Board of Directors for the 2020-21 year (September to August)

CBA launches COVID-19 task force

  • April 09, 2020

"I am pleased to report the launch of the CBA Task Force on Justice Issues Arising from COVID-19 to address the growing list of legal issues resulting from the pandemic." Vivene Salmon, CBA President