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Legal News

Judicial Appointments to the Supreme Court of BC

  • February 28, 2024

“I wish Justices Sukstorf, Greenwood, Giltrow, Wolfe, and Bantourakis every success as they take on their new role. I am confident they will serve the people of British Columbia well as members of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.” —The Hon. Arif Virani, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

CBABC Announcement

Join the CBA National Board of Directors: Deadline March 19, 2024

  • February 27, 2024

The CBABC Board of Directors will select the next CBA National Board member from BC to serve a two-year term from September 1, 2024 to August 31, 2026. The job of the National Board is to ensure the necessary resources for CBA, CCCA and branches and provide oversight of the work of the National Office.

CBABC Announcement

My Journey to the Bar

  • February 20, 2024

"I want to thank the Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch for letting me borrow the beautiful robes I wore on my call ceremony. As a new lawyer working in the non-profit sector, buying a new robe only for my call ceremony would have been a significant cost."

Media Release

CBABC applauds family law legal aid expansion and recognizes gaps still remain

  • February 15, 2024

The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch celebrates today’s announcement of a $29.1 million investment to improve legal aid services for survivors of intimate partner violence and hopes to see more to support British Columbians with common legal issues such as child support or parenting agreements.