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COVID-19 Update for CBABC Members

  • March 16, 2020

Like all of you, the CBABC office is putting plans together to protect our members, our communities, our employees and their families against the COVID-19 virus. To that end, we have decided to implement a number of changes.

CBA Statement on COVID-19

  • March 13, 2020

"The CBA is monitoring the pandemic and response. While the situation continues to change rapidly, our top priority remains the health, safety and well-being of our members, staff and members of the public who interact with our justice system." Vivene Salmon, President of the CBA

Appointment of Judges to the Provincial Court of British Columbia

  • March 05, 2020

"It is my great pleasure and privilege to announce that the Lieutenant Governor in Council has signed an Order in Council appointing Jeffrey Campbell, QC, Satinder Sidhu and Karina Sacca to the Court as full time judges." - Melissa Gillespie, Chief Judge, Provincial Court of British Columbia

Canada must expose hidden company owners to end 'snow washing,' inquiry hears

  • February 27, 2020

Kevin Westell, representing the Canadian Bar Association and Criminal Defence Advocacy Society, said the regime should not apply to the legal profession. Requiring lawyers to report suspicious activity to the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre, or Fintrac, would violate solicitor-client privilege, he said.