CBABC advocates for issues important to our members, who develop and decide CBABC policy and law reform positions.
We engage the BC legislature through written submissions, committee appearances and informal meetings. Through regular consultation with the provincial government, the Law Society of British Columbia, the courts and other stakeholders, CBABC leads initiatives on behalf of the legal profession and in partnership with our justice system partners.
CBABC recommendations to government in several areas of justice and legislation that will benefit British Columbians.
CBABC has developed a Reconciliation Action Plan in response to the Calls to Action issued by the Truth & Reconciliation Commission.
A leading priority for CBABC is continuous advocacy for increased funding of legal aid for the benefit of vulnerable people.
The REAL Initiative addresses lawyer shortages in BC’s small and rural communities.
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View open “Calls for Consultation” from the BC Government or other organizations and contribute to the collective submissions.
Browse recent submissions to government, the Law Society of BC, and other organizations on matters of importance to our members and the profession.