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CBABC to Participate at Cullen Commission

  • September 24, 2019

CBABC was granted standing to participate in the Cullen Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in BC. The ruling was issued Sep 24, 2019. The Cullen Commission looks at the full scope of money laundering in BC, including real estate, gaming, financial institutions and the corporate and professional sectors.

CBA's Truth and Reconciliation Website Pays Homage to Indigenous Artists

  • September 13, 2019

The CBA is committed to answering the calls of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. A central premise of the CBA’s ongoing work is to provide a hub of resources and information to lawyers across Canada to understand the truth and engage in reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.

Make Legal Aid Matter in Federal Election Campaign

  • September 11, 2019

With today’s official start of the October federal election campaign, politicians of all stripes are on the campaign trail touting the message that a vote for their parties will improve the lives of Canadians. The Canadian Bar Association believes that this is an excellent opportunity for the parties to show how they would take leadership on the issue of legal aid.

Bencher Elections 2019

  • September 05, 2019

Bencher elections are held every two years in odd-numbered years in nine electoral districts across British Columbia. Benchers are elected for two-year renewable terms. The next Bencher election will be held in November 2019, to elect Benchers in all districts for the term January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021. Voting will occur from November 1 to November 14, and votes will be counted on November 15, 2019.