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Media Release

CBABC Welcomes President Ready for Navigating Shift in Legal Landscape

  • September 01, 2022

The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch announces Aleem Bharmal, QC, as President for the 2022-23 term. Aleem steps into this position of leadership during a time marked by transformation and modernization, both within the legal profession and justice system. 

CBABC Announcement

Call for Volunteers: Provincial Council Vacancy - Westminster County Rep

  • August 30, 2022

Canadian Bar Association BC Branch is seeking a CBA member from the City of Langley, Municipality of Langley, or Fraser Valley Regional District to represent Westminster County on Provincial Council. Provincial Council provides a forum for CBABC leaders to learn about and discuss issues facing the profession, bring regional and professional issues to the attention of the Board of Directors, and elect the Board of Directors.

CBABC Announcement

Call for Volunteers: Provincial Council Vacancy - Victoria County Rep

  • August 30, 2022

Canadian Bar Association BC Branch is seeking a CBA member to represent Victoria County on Provincial Council. Provincial Council provides a forum for CBABC leaders to learn about and discuss issues facing the profession, bring regional and professional issues to the attention of the Board of Directors, and elect the Board of Directors.

CBABC Announcement

Call for Volunteer: Standard Forms Committee of the BC Real Estate Association

  • August 30, 2022

The CBABC seeks candidates from which it will appoint its next representative to the BC Real Estate Association’s Standard Forms Committee to succeed Edward L. Wilson, QC of Lawson Lundell on September 1, 2023. To assist in this succession, the appointee will fulfill this role alongside Mr. Wilson from October 1, 2022 to August 31, 2023.

CBABC Announcement

ALF Letter of Congratulations to Michelle O’Bonsawin

  • August 23, 2022

"The Aboriginal Lawyers Forum of the Canadian Bar Association BC Branch extends our most sincere congratulations to the Honourable Madam Justice Michelle O’Bonsawin on becoming the first Indigenous person, member of the Abenaki of the Odanak First Nation, nominated to the Supreme Court of Canada."