Judicial appointment to the Federal Court

  • April 06, 2021

Lobat Sadrehashemi, Senior Counsel and Clinic Lead at the Immigration and Refugee Legal Clinic in Vancouver, is appointed a Judge of the Federal Court. Madam Justice Sadrehashemi replaces Mr. Justice K.M. Boswell, who retired effective January 29, 2021.

Wastech and Discretion

  • April 01, 2021

By Nancy Roberts, Jacqueline Code, Lindsay Rauccio, Mary Angela Rowe, Kai Sheffield – Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Judicial Appointments in British Columbia

  • March 24, 2021

“I wish Justices Marchand and Kirchner every success as they take on their new roles. I am confident they will serve the people of British Columbia well as members of the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of British Columbia.” —The Hon. David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

BIV: How the pandemic is changing how the law is administered

  • March 24, 2021

The Canadian Bar Association’s BC branch is calling for several changes to the law and its administration as a result of lessons we’ve learned in the pandemic that affect individuals and businesses. Jennifer Brun, the president of the CBABC, joins BIV publisher and editor-in-chief Kirk LaPointe for a conversation on the Agenda for Justice report from the association.

Ian Mulgrew: David Eby redefining role of attorney-general

  • March 21, 2021

The attorney-general is supposed to be the least controversial of cabinet posts — a position demanding the disinterested mien of someone impervious to political winds or vested interests. Tell that to David Eby, who has been among the most partisan and pugnacious of NDP ministers since his appointment in July 2017.