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Update: Face Masks Required in British Columbia Courthouses

  • August 24, 2021

Effective August 25, 2021, further to an order of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), people attending courthouses in British Columbia are required to wear a face mask, including in entrances, lobbies, waiting areas, registries, hallways, stairways, restrooms and elevators.

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Statement by CBA President on the Situation in Afghanistan

  • August 17, 2021

The Canadian Bar Association is deeply concerned about the rapidly deteriorating situation in Afghanistan as the Taliban take control of the country. The fundamental human rights of all Afghans – particularly women, girls and LGBTQI+ populations – are at risk.

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The CRT’s Commitment to LGBTQ+ Inclusion

  • August 17, 2021

"Our collective understanding of best practices for inclusivity continues to evolve, and the SOGIC members generously helped us ensure our forms, processes and language are up to date. We have now implemented almost all SOGIC’s recommendations, with a few remaining action items that will be addressed in the coming months."