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CBABC Announcement

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.

Call for Consultation

Government of BC: Anti-Racism Data Legislation

  • September 13, 2021

B.C. is introducing a mandate initiative regarding systemic racism, hate and discrimination, and to make the province more equitable, inclusive and welcoming for everyone, regardless of race, skin colour or faith with an anti-racism data legislation to modernize sectors such as policing, health care and education. The deadline to participate in the online survey is November 30, 2021.

Professional Notice

NP 19: Court Operations during COVID-19

  • September 01, 2021

The Provincial Court of British Columbia recognizes that the Province is still impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and continues to conduct proceedings virtually and in person throughout the Province.