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New Appointment to the Supreme Court of BC

  • December 14, 2020

Ardith Walkem, Q.C., Lawyer at Cedar and Sage Law Corporation in Chilliwack, is appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Madam Justice Walkem replaces Madam Justice M. Gropper (Vancouver), who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective April 14, 2020.

International Human Rights Day and Renate Shearer Award Presentation

  • December 10, 2020

United Nations Association in Canada, Vancouver Branch (UNAC) & Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) BC Human Rights Clinic cordially invite you to a VIRTUAL celebration of the 72nd Anniversary of the UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS & 32nd Anniversary presentation of the RENATE SHEARER AWARD to Douglas R. Campbell

Attorney general’s statement on Cullen Commission interim report

  • December 10, 2020

“In reviewing the report, I am profoundly concerned about the commissioner’s advice at the bottom of page 9 and over to page 10 that there is an ongoing problem in co-operation and support from the Government of Canada. Most troubling to me is the apparent failure of FINTRAC, the federal anti-money-laundering agency, to share what it knows about what is happening in British Columbia with the commission."

Court Updates: COVID-19

  • December 07, 2020

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