Highlights of Recent BC Provincial Court Notices

  • June 16, 2020

In a series of notices issued on June 12, 2020, the Court advised litigants and lawyers that: Initial Appearance proceedings are recommencing and as of June 15, 2020 across the Province, 40 in person trial courts are available, in addition to virtual courts.

CBABC Remembers Gordon Turriff, QC

  • June 09, 2020

Co-author of British Columbia Annual Practice (the “White Book”), and Law Society President (2009), Gordon Turriff, QC's work and leadership greatly influenced the legal profession.

The Law Foundation of BC: Funding Notice - Legal Research Fund

  • June 09, 2020

The Law Foundation of British Columbia has established a fund of $120,000 per year to support legal research in British Columbia. The purpose of the fund is to support legal research projects that “advance the knowledge of law, social policy, and the administration of justice”.

Supreme Court of BC: In Court Measures During the Pandemic

  • June 05, 2020

Supreme Court of British Columbia trials will resume on June 8, 2020 in a number of courthouse locations. Changes to court configurations and some in-court processes are required to comply with public health directives and orders regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.