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Lawyers among Order of Canada appointees 2020

  • December 30, 2020

A public health researcher, a disability sports advocate and several trailblazing women who achieved firsts in their fields are among the 61 people being honoured with New Year's appointments to the Order of Canada.

2020 Queen's Counsel Designations

  • December 22, 2020

CBABC congratulates the 2020 recipients of the Queen's Counsel designation in recognition of their exceptional merit and contribution to the legal profession in British Columbia.

Provincial Court of BC: NP 19 Court Operations During COVID-19

  • December 21, 2020

The Provincial Court of BC recognizes that the Province is still impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Chief Public Health Officers of Canada and the Province still require people to keep a safe distance from each other, but currently there can be a cautious reopening of public places with health and safety protocols in place to minimize the transmission of the virus. Taking this into account, the Provincial Court has developed the plan set out in this Notice to resume further court operations.

B.C. appoints two new Supreme Court masters

  • December 21, 2020

The Government of British Columbia has appointed two new Supreme Court of B.C. masters to support the judiciary with the resources needed to continue providing access to justice.

New Appointment to the Supreme Court of BC

  • December 21, 2020

Simon R. Coval, Q.C., a partner at Fasken in Vancouver, is appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Mr. Justice Coval replaces Mr. Justice P.G. Voith (Vancouver), who was appointed to the Court of Appeal on September 2, 2020.