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Effective Triage a Cornerstone of a Modernized Justice System

  • January 29, 2021

The Statement of Principles guiding the Canadian Bar Association’s COVID-19 task force puts the focus on innovation, effectiveness, efficiency and sustainability as the justice systems and legal profession move from prioritizing safety at the height of a pandemic to institutionalizing change.

Joe Arvay Initiative for Public Interest Law

  • January 26, 2021

The Law Foundation of BC is proud to announce the creation of the Joe Arvay Initiative for Public Interest Law, a new charitable fund aimed at improving people’s lives through the law and enhancing access to justice in British Columbia.

Protocol for Communication and Testing Related to COVID-19 in Courthouses

  • January 21, 2021

In light of concerns raised by the BC Courts, counsel and other courthouse users about the need for timely and coordinated communication about COVID-19 testing and exposures in courthouses, the three levels of Court and Court Services Branch met with senior health officials and have created a Protocol that is now in effect.

Changes coming in court?

  • January 14, 2021

Kamloops-led effort to do away with 'my lord,' 'my lady' in B.C. courtrooms gains momentum

A Trailblazing Career Promoting Social Change

  • January 12, 2021

The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC) congratulates Vancouver lawyer barbara findlay, QC as the 2020 recipient of the Georges A. Goyer QC Memorial Award for Distinguished Service. CBABC will present the award at its virtual Annual General Meeting on Saturday, February 6.