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BC bar, top judge seek speedier federal judge appointments

  • January 23, 2018

Every Monday for the past five months or so, British Columbia Supreme Court Chief Justice Christopher Hinkson has asked some lawyers and litigants scheduled to be heard that week to come to his courtroom so he can inform them in person that regrettably, due to judicial vacancies at the busy trial court, their trials and chambers applications must be postponed — with all of the wasted time, money and energy that will entail.

We ask courts to solve intractable problems

  • January 04, 2018

The tragic loss of Aubrey and Chloe Berry on Christmas Day has left many of us in shock and feeling lost as to how to respond. The staff and volunteers of the Canadian Bar Association, B.C. Branch, extend our deepest and most heartfelt condolences to the girls’ mother and their family, friends and entire community.