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Funding Notice: Legal Research Fund

  • July 10, 2019

The Law Foundation of British Columbia has established a fund of $120,000 per year to support legal research in British Columbia. The purpose of the fund is to support legal research projects that “advance the knowledge of law, social policy, and the administration of justice”.

Department of Justice Canada: Justice Results 2015-2019

  • June 24, 2019

“As this parliamentary session comes to a close, I am proud to present Justice Results 2015–2019, which highlights a number of significant achievements by the Department of Justice Canada on behalf of Canadians." The Hon. David Lametti, MP, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada.

Legal organizations in B.C. pledge to act on access to justice

  • June 20, 2019

Over 50 justice sector organizations in B.C. have pledged to work toward improving access to justice in the civil justice and family law field, and the group spearheading the move says the plan is not about prescribing solutions but ensuring collaboration among different players in the system.

Appointment to the Supreme Court of BC

  • June 04, 2019

Elizabeth McDonald, Counsel at Justice Canada, is appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Madam Justice McDonald replaces Madam Justice D.J. Dardi, who resigned effective December 31, 2018.

CBA President's Statement on NIMMIWG Report

  • June 03, 2019

The Canadian Bar Association welcomes the report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and expresses its gratitude for the contributions of the survivors and families.