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To all CBABC members from the Aboriginal Lawyers Forum

  • July 13, 2021

The CBABC Aboriginal Lawyers Forum continues to offer support and share in the grief with our Indigenous members, colleagues and communities regarding the recent announcement of the more than 160 undocumented and  unmarked graves found at the site of the former Kuper Island Industrial School on the traditional lands of the Penelakut Tribe.

Joint statement by CBA President Bradley D. Regehr and MBA President Ian B. Scarth on private investigator hired to embarrass Manitoba Chief Justice Glenn Joyal

  • July 12, 2021

The Canadian Bar Association and the Manitoba Bar Association unreservedly denounce the use of a private investigator against Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench Chief Justice Glenn Joyal. Chief Justice Joyal made the revelation during a court hearing July 12 in a case involving several rural churches challenging COVID-19 restrictions in the province.

Conversations on Call to Action 57 - Aboriginal-Crown Relations

  • July 08, 2021

President Brad Regehr speaks with Maggie Wente and David Nahwegahbow on Call to Action number 57 which calls for governments at all levels to educate civil servants on the history of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, treaties and Aboriginal rights, Indigenous law and Aboriginal-Crown relations.

Letter to President Tuma Young, QC, Nova Scotia Barristers' Society

  • July 05, 2021

"We applaud the Nova Scotia's Barristers' Society on its work to create a mandatory cultural competency program. We applaud your work as Chair of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission Working Group. We applaud your tireless efforts on access to justice issues and pro bono initiatives." - Randy Robinson, ALF Chair

B.C. Provincial Court appointments

  • July 02, 2021

The Government of British Columbia is appointing three new Provincial Court judges and two new judicial justices, to support the judiciary with the resources required to continue providing access to justice.

Court Updates: COVID-19

  • July 02, 2021

The most current updates and notices for the Court of Appeal for BC, the Supreme Court of BC, and the Provincial Court of BC.