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Message to CBABC Members: Law Society of BC Resolution 1

  • September 17, 2021

Resolution 1 is a "Member Resolution to Solicit the Membership's Commitment to Open Debate on Practice Directive 59 and Notice to Profession 24 (re Gender Pronouns)". It is the position of CBABC that Resolution 1 is contrary to our mission and values and should be voted down at the Law Society's AGM on Oct 5, 2021.

To all CBABC members from the Aboriginal Lawyers Forum

  • July 13, 2021

The CBABC Aboriginal Lawyers Forum continues to offer support and share in the grief with our Indigenous members, colleagues and communities regarding the recent announcement of the more than 160 undocumented and  unmarked graves found at the site of the former Kuper Island Industrial School on the traditional lands of the Penelakut Tribe.

Message to CBABC Members: Every Child Matters

  • July 13, 2021

The CBABC Aboriginal Lawyers Forum continues to offer support and share in the grief with our Indigenous members, colleagues and communities regarding the recent announcement of the more than 160 undocumented and  unmarked graves found at the site of the former Kuper Island Industrial School on the traditional lands of the Penelakut Tribe.

CBABC Statement on Justice Romilly's Wrongful Detainment

  • May 17, 2021

"At CBABC, we are committed to fostering diversity and inclusion in the legal profession and justice system. It is incumbent on each institution, and on each individual, to recognize and combat our unconscious biases and systemic racism."

Message from the Women Lawyers Forum BC Chair

  • April 13, 2021

"Several CBABC members have expressed their concern about this program. I thank everyone who took the time to do that. All Sections look to ideas from members about topics for meetings and we have received additional suggestions for topics, speakers and focus." - Rose Keith, QC, WLF Chair