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CBABC Media Coverage

More work needed on digital transformation in courts, legal aid in BC, Alberta: CBA presidents

  • March 04, 2022

From The Lawyer's Daily: "Representatives of the bar in both British Columbia and Alberta are applauding their respective provincial governments for continuing to commit to the digitization of the legal system brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic as part of their most recent fiscal plans, but are also saying there needs to be more focus on legal aid funding and eligibility."

Legislative Update

Amendment: Family Law Act Regulations

  • March 02, 2022

Family Law Act regulations regarding child support recalculation (“Part 5”) have been amended by the government and take effect Mar 1, 2022.

Legal News

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada announces judicial appointments in BC

  • February 07, 2022

The Honourable David Lametti, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, today announced the following appointments under the judicial application process established in 2016. This process emphasizes transparency, merit, and the diversity of the Canadian population, and will continue to ensure the appointment of jurists who meet the highest standards of excellence and integrity.