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CBABC Submission

Letter to Attorney General: Consultation on Single Regulator

  • January 16, 2024

On January 12, CBABC delivered a letter to the Attorney General highlighting concerns about the lack of transparency surrounding the proposed legislation for a single regulator for lawyers, notaries and paralegals. 

Professional Notice

PD - 64: Form of Address

  • January 15, 2024

This Practice Direction directs how counsel, litigants, witnesses and others are to address a judge, associate judge, registrar or district registrar in a courtroom. It also clarifies how parties and counsel can advise the Court, other parties and counsel of their pronouns and form of address.

CBABC Announcement

ALF Letter of Congratulations to Chief Justice Marchand

  • December 21, 2023

"The Aboriginal Lawyers Forum is so honoured to call you a friend and supporter. We have been inspired by your presentations and keynote addresses to us at numerous events. All our members are celebrating your appointment, and we know every Indigenous person in British Columbia is walking taller today and beaming with pride at your accomplishments."