The purpose of the Canadian Bar Association (BC) Benevolent Society (the “Society”) is to provide assistance to lawyers and articled students who have suffered an illness or injury. The Society was incorporated under the Society Act of British Columbia on April 17, 1997.
The purposes of the Society are:
- to provide assistance to lawyers and articled students who have suffered an illness or injury arising from any cause whatsoever including but not limited to alcohol, drugs, stress and physical injury; and
- to provide assistance to the families of such lawyers and articled students, and to other persons (including associates and employees) who are affected by such lawyers’ and articled students' illness or injury.
The Directors of the Society are available to discuss the ways of giving, on a confidential basis. For further information contact the President of the Benevolent Society, David Hay, QC at BenevolentSociety@cbabc.org.
- Angela Ammann
- Patrick Haberl
- David Hay, QC, President
- Jim Herperger, QC
- Roger Holland, Treasurer
- Terence La Liberté, QC, Past President
- Bruce LeRose, QC
- Lee Ongman
- Margaret Sasges, QC
- John Waddell, QC
- Kenneth Walton, QC
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