Annual Report 2021-2022

  • July 21, 2022

Summary of Meetings: Health Law

Number of Meetings Held:3

November 29, 2021
Registration Count: 41
Guest Speaker: Rose Keith, Q.C, Harper Grey
Meeting Title/Topic: Health Law and Vaccines
Synopsis: Emerging issues in health law relating to government issued mandates including mandatory vaccines requirements for healthcare professionals, vaccine passports, mask requirements and the associated human rights considerations.

January 13, 2022
Registration Count: 168
Guest Speaker: Chief Justice Hinkson
Meeting Title/Topic: Practical and Ethical Considerations When Dealing With Lay Litigants
Synopsis: How to effectively deal with lay litigants to ensure you meet your ethical and legal obligations to the Court, to the Law Society, and to your client.

June 21, 2022
Registration Count: 24
Guest Speaker: Michael Kwag, Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) Acting Executive Director; Jordan Sullivan, CBRC 2SLGBTQ+ SOGIECE/Conversion Therapy Survivors Support Project Coordinator; Florence Ashley, University of Toronto SJD Candidate and Author; Dustin Klaudt
Meeting Title/Topic: Banning Conversion Practices in BC: What's Next After the Federal Criminal Ban on Conversion Practices
Synopsis: Discussed what conversion practices (often so-called conversion therapies) are and their harms, and various policy measures to combat conversion practices and related harms. Joint meeting with SOGIC