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Properly funding legal aid is important for all

  • August 15, 2012

As a society we have to spend more on our justice system by way of legal aid. Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson reportedly avoided lawyers calling for more legal aid funding, made by the Canadian Bar Association at a Vancouver conference this week.

Gay magistrate judged a hero

  • August 12, 2012

A Surrey judge's willingness to be open about his sexuality and advocate on behalf of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and two-spirited community has earned him an award from the Canadian Bar Association.

Direction to the Registry

  • July 31, 2012

Chief Justice Bauman has also extended the grace period during which Supreme Court registries will accept orders and certain other documents in the form that was repealed by Order in Council 192. The grace period has been extended to October 31, 2012.