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Prominent Lawyers Receive Top Canadian Bar Association BC Honour

  • November 05, 2009

Last night, lawyers Jerry McHale, QC, Acting Deputy Minister, Ministry of Attorney General and Art Vertlieb, QC of the firm Vertlieb Dosanjh in Vancouver, received one of the Canadian Bar Association BC Branch’s highest honours, the Georges A. Goyer, QC Memorial Award.

CBABC Recommends Significant Improvements to BC Student Loans

  • September 30, 2009

In a submission to the Select Committee on Finance & Government Services Monday, The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC) urged the Provincial Government to implement vital measures in the 2010 Budget that promote Access to Justice for all British Columbians.

Fran Hodgkins wins 2009 CBA Jack Innes Achievement Award

  • August 14, 2009

Fran Hodgkins, Sections Coordinator of the Canadian Bar Association-British Columbia (CBA-BC), has been named the winner of the 2009 CBA Jack Innes Achievement Award, an award that recognizes a staff member’s exceptional contribution to the association.

Budget 2009 Missing Critical Justice System Investment

  • February 17, 2009

The Canadian Bar Association BC Branch (CBABC) expressed disappointment at the lack of investment in a justice system under increased duress in tough economic times, and the failure to remove the discriminatory tax on legal services.