Submissions & Consultations

View our current Calls for Consultation, along with recent Submissions on matters of importance to our members.

Our complete archive of Submissions can be found under “Our Work”.

Call for Consultation | Submission | Provincial Government

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. 

Submission | Provincial Government, BC Courts

Letter to Attorney General after remarks on judges

  • November 28, 2023

"All actors in our legal system in British Columbia play a role in maintaining public confidence in the criminal justice system and upholding the independence of the judiciary. Recent reporting on the criminal justice system and the role of judges demonstrates misunderstanding by government and some members of the public. As Attorney General, you have more opportunities than most to help people understand these issues."

Submission | Provincial Government

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.

Submission | Federal Government

Response from the Federal Minister of Justice: Judicial Vacancies

  • September 12, 2023

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada has responded to a CBABC submission urging federal appointments of justices to the BC Supreme Court and to re-establish the Judicial Advisory Committee in British Columbia.