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CBABC Announcement

Call for Volunteers: Law Foundation of BC, Board of Governors

  • November 15, 2023

CBABC seeks candidates to appoint to the Law Foundation of British Columbia Board of Governors for a 3-year term beginning January 1, 2024. The representative will succeed Zulie Sachedina, who has greatly contributed to the work of the Foundation.

CBABC Submission

Update on legal professions regulatory modernization in BC

  • October 20, 2023

On October 19, the Ministry of Attorney General announced that the proposed legislation setting out the creation of a single legal regulator has been delayed to next spring to allow more time for external consultations, including with CBABC.

Professional Notice

PD - 5: Class Proceedings

  • October 17, 2023

Summary: This Practice Direction sets out the procedure to be followed by a party to a proceeding commenced under the Class Proceedings Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 50, who is seeking to schedule a certification application. It also sets out the requirements for submission of originating process and other documents to the National Class Action Database.