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Call for Nominations: Vancouver Bencher By-Election

  • September 13, 2018

Nominations of candidates for election must be received by the Law Society by 5:00 pm on Monday, October 15, 2018. The term of the Bencher elected will begin on January 1, 2019 and will end on December 31, 2019.

CBA launches Truth and Reconciliation Task Force

  • September 11, 2018

The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) has created a task force to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s (TRC) Calls to Action and establish “a mutually respectful relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.”

CBABC welcomes new President, Margaret A. Mereigh

  • September 05, 2018

Margaret is senior appellate Crown Counsel with the BC Prosecution Service and prosecutes criminal appeals in the BC Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Highlights of her 27 year career as Crown Counsel, include working as trial counsel in R. v. Gladue (a just approach to sentencing aboriginal offenders) and the Air India trial (a prosecution of an act of aviation terrorism).