Minutes and Resources

Today
Today

Practice Direction

PD-59 Forms of Address for Parties and Counsel in Proceedings

  • December 16, 2020

This Practice Direction clarifies how parties and/or counsel can advise the Court, other parties, and counsel of their pronouns and form of address.

Aboriginal Law - Vancouver, Aboriginal Law - Vancouver Island, Aboriginal Lawyers Forum and 111 more..., Administrative Law, ADR - Nanaimo, ADR - Okanagan, ADR - Vancouver, ADR - Victoria, Air Law, Animal Law, Appellate Advocacy, Banking Law, Business Law, Charities and Not-for-Profit Law, Children's Law, Civil Litigation - Okanagan, Civil Litigation - Tri-Cities/New Westminster, Civil Litigation - Vancouver, Civil Litigation - Vancouver Island, Class Action Law, Commercial & Real Estate - Okanagan, Commercial & Real Estate - Vancouver Island, Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law, Construction Law, Corporate Counsel, Criminal Justice - Kamloops, Criminal Justice - Nanaimo, Criminal Justice - Okanagan, Criminal Justice - Prince George, Criminal Justice - Prince Rupert, Criminal Justice - Vancouver, Criminal Justice - Victoria, Elder Law, Employment Law, Entertainment Law, Environmental Law, Family Law - Fraser Valley, Family Law - Kamloops, Family Law - Nanaimo, Family Law - Okanagan, Family Law - Prince George, Family Law - Vancouver, Family Law - Victoria, Family Law - Westminster, Freedom of Information & Privacy Section, General Practice, Solo & Small Firm - Cariboo, General Practice - Lower Mainland, General Practice - Prince Rupert, Health Law, Human Rights Law, Immigration Law, Insolvency Law, Insurance Law, Intellectual Property and Technology Law Section, International Assistance, International Law, Labour Law, Law Practice Management, Legal Research, Maritime Law, Municipal Law, Natural Resources Law, Ntl: Charities & Non-Profit Law, Commodity Tax, Customs & Trade - Ntl, Competition Law - National Section, Ntl: Entertainment, Media and Communications, Ntl: Equality Committee, French Speaking Members - NTL, Ntl: Judges Forum, Legal Profession Assistance - Ntl, Ntl: Military Law, Pensions & Benefits, Products Liability Law, Public Sector Lawyers, Real Property - Vancouver, Securities Law, Senior Lawyers, Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity, Social Justice, Solicitors' General Practice-Central Vancouver Island, Taxation Law, Unbundled Legal Services, Wills and Trusts - Okanagan, Wills and Trusts - Vancouver, Wills and Trusts - Victoria, Women Lawyers Forum, Women Lawyers Forum - BC North, Women Lawyers Forum - Kamloops, Women Lawyers Forum - Vancouver Island, Young Lawyers - BC North, Young Lawyers - Kamloops, Young Lawyers - Kootenay, Young Lawyers - Lower Mainland, Young Lawyers - Okanagan, Young Lawyers - Victoria, Workplace Investigations, Aboriginal Law, Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Constitutional & Human Rights, Charities & Not-for-Profit Law, Competition Law, Construction and Infrastructure Law, Elder Law, Insurance Law, International Law, Labour & Employment, Maritime Law, Municipal Law, Pension and Benefits Law, Privacy and Access, Commodity Tax, Customs and Trade, BC Northwest Section, Family Law - Victoria Island

Minutes, Archived Recording

Cambie Surgeries Case

  • November 30, 2020

Robert Grant Q.C., counsel for Cambie Surgeries, explained what the case is about, provided their insights on the decision, and discuss their differing perspectives on this important constitutional law case. 

Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law

Minutes, Archived Recording

Recent Constitutional Climate Change Hearings

  • October 19, 2020

This meeting was held at 12:30 AM at Zoom in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speakers were Gareth Morley, Joseph Arvay, Q.C..

Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law

Annual Report

Annual Report 2019/2020

  • August 11, 2020

This report summarizes the activity for the Constitutional Law/Civil Liberties Section for the 2019-2020 Term.

Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law

Annual Report

Annual Report 2018/2019

  • July 18, 2019

This report summarizes the activity for the Constitutional Law/Civil Liberties Section for the 2018-2019 Term.

Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law

Minutes, Archived Recording

Challenging Canada's Solitary Confinement Laws

  • May 27, 2019

This meeting was held at 12:00 PM at BC Courthouse Libraries in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speaker was Tom Arbogast; Patricia Barkaskas; and Josh Paterson, ED of the BC Civil Liberties Association.

Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law

Minutes, Archived Recording

Discussion of the Cannabis Dispensaries Case

  • March 07, 2019

This meeting was held at 12:00 PM at BC Courthouse Library in Vancouver, British Columbia and 1405 Douglas St, Victoria, British Columbia. Guest speaker was John Conroy QC (in Vancouver) and Micah Rankin (in Victoria).

Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law

Minutes, Archived Recording

The TWU Case: Four Perspectives

  • November 27, 2018

This meeting was held at 12:00 PM at BC Courthouse Libraries in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speaker was Michael Mulligan, Gwendoline Allison, Tim Dickson, and Francis Mahon.

Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law, Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity

Minutes, Archived Recording

Trans Mountain Pipeline Decisions - Jurisdictional Issues

  • October 25, 2018

This meeting was held at 12:00 PM at Courthouse Library in Vancouver, British Columbia. Guest speaker was Michelle Bradley, Ratcliff & Company LLP and Paul Seaman, Counsel for Tsleil-Waututh First Nation

Aboriginal Law - Vancouver, Constitutional/Civil Liberties Law