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Government perpetuates “status quo” crisis in the justice system

  • February 21, 2012

The Canadian Bar Association, British Columbia (CBABC), responding to the provincial budget released today, expressed disappointment that the Government decided to maintain “status quo” levels in the justice system and overlook public demand to restore funding to legal aid as an essential service.

Prominent Vancouver Lawyer Honoured With Bar Award

  • November 09, 2011

Last night, James D. Vilvang, Q.C., of the firm Richards Buell Sutton LLP, received one of the Canadian Bar Association BC Branch’s highest honours, the Georges A. Goyer, Q.C. Memorial Award for Distinguished Service.

Online Court Services Fee Victory for the Bar and Public

  • June 15, 2010

James Bond, President of the British Columbia Branch of the Canadian Bar Association, congratulated Attorney General Michael de Jong, QC on his decision to eliminate the $6 fee for online searches of criminal and traffic court records, effective August 31, 2010.