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Appointment of Judges to the Provincial Court of British Columbia

  • May 10, 2019

"It is my great pleasure and privilege to announce that the Lieutenant Governor in Council has signed Orders in Council appointing Tina Dion, Glenn Lee, and David Silverman to the Court as full time judges." - Melissa Gillespie, Chief Judge, Provincial Court of British Columbia

Judicial Appointment to the Court of Appeal for BC

  • May 06, 2019

The Honourable M. Joyce DeWitt-Van Oosten, a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia, is appointed a Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia and a Judge ex officio of the Court of Appeal of Yukon. Justice DeWitt-Van Oosten replaces Mr. Justice S.D. Frankel (Vancouver), who elected to become a supernumerary judge effective April 1, 2019.

In Memoriam of Mr. David Hart

  • April 29, 2019

"It is with profound sadness and very heavy hearts that we announce the passing of David Donald Hart on April 13, 2019. Loving husband, supportive father, doting 'Poppy', loyal friend and esteemed colleague. David was the epitome of a true gentleman through and through and had one of the kindest souls ever."

Provincial Council Election of Officers

  • April 23, 2019

At its June 15 meeting, in accordance with the CBABC Bylaws, Provincial Council will elect a Vice President, a Secretary Treasurer, and three Officers At Large.

Update: Provincial Council Elections

  • April 16, 2019

The Branch is now issuing a Call for Nominees for the remaining vacancies, which exist in Cariboo, Nanaimo and Prince Rupert Counties, and in the Thomson-Nicola region of Yale County.

Volunteer Opportunity: AJEFCB

  • April 16, 2019

There is currently one CBA appointment vacancy on the Board of the Association des juristes d’expression française de la Colombie-Britannique (AJEFCB). The appointment is for a two-year term.

Attorney General’s statement on Law Week 2019

  • April 15, 2019

“Congratulations to the Canadian Bar Assocation, BC Branch (CBABC) as it celebrates Law Week and the anniversary of Canada’s Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Law Week is an important opportunity to draw attention to legal services that British Columbians may not be aware they have access to."