Programs & Events Schedule

CBABC members receive complimentary access to continuing professional development (CPD) credits through Section meetings, and get preferred rates on other Professional Development events.

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Updated Jun 18, 2024

All times listed in Pacific time.

Tue Jun 18

12:00pm - 1:30pm

1.0 CPD (1.0 ethics)

IN-PERSON, ONLINE

Women Lawyers Forum-Vancouver Island

On the Path to Equity: Women in Law - Roundtable & Update

A lively roundtable dialogue that delves into the impactful 'On the Path to Equity: Women In Law' report, featuring an exclusive update from Judge RenĂ©e Cochard, Retired Judge of the Provincial Court of Alberta.

Tuesday June 18 2024, , Zoom, Webinar, WLF,

Wed Jun 19

12:00pm - 1:30pm

1.5 CPD

ONLINE

Labour Law Section

Generative AI's (Current and Future) Impact on Labour Relations

Katie Comley & Kieran Meehan address the growing use of, and potential concerns associated with Gen AI on day-to-day operations and labour relations under its existing legal framework.

Wednesday June 19 2024, , Zoom, Webinar,

Wed Jun 19

12:00pm - 3:00pm

3.0 CPD (3.0 ethics)

ONLINE

CBABC Professional Development

Live Rebroadcast: Advancing Reconciliation 2024

In this rebroadcast, learn the basics of UNDRIP and the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act, and how this impacts your practice, whether you are a family law lawyer or involved with land development, or another practice area. This session will also explore the fundamentals of Indigenous identity, key issues related to false claims and what non-Indigenous and Indigenous lawyers can do to appropriately protect against this.

Wednesday June 19 2024, Various - See agenda, Zoom, Webinar, Aboriginal, PD,

Wed Jun 19

4:15pm - 5:15pm

1.0 CPD

ONLINE

Elder Law Section

BC Senior’s Advocate: Current Issues and Challenges Facing B.C. Seniors

BC’s new Senior Advocate, Dan Levitt, provides an overview of his background, the role of his office, current issues and challenges facing BC seniors, systemic ageism and the office’s priorities for the coming years.

Wednesday June 19 2024, , Zoom, Webinar,

Thu Jun 20

5:30pm - 7:30pm

1.0 CPD

IN-PERSON, ONLINE

ADR-Nanaimo Section

Building Curiosity in Mediations

Kerry Palmer delves into the world of curiosity in mediation by utilizing open questions and the application of paraphrasing and reflective listening.

Thursday June 20 2024, , Zoom, Webinar, Alternative Dispute Resolution,

Tue Jun 25

4:15pm - 5:15pm

1.0 CPD

IN-PERSON, ONLINE

Wills & Trusts-Vancouver Section

Current Issues in Drafting

Amanda Stacey and Dwight Dee of Miller Thompson LLP, discuss current issues in drafting with respect to Wills and Trusts, including topics such as residuary gifts to charities, Trustees’ Power to Allocate, and testamentary trusts when using multiple wills.

Tuesday June 25 2024, , Zoom, Webinar,

Wed Jun 26

5:30pm - 8:00pm

1.0 CPD

IN-PERSON, ONLINE

Wills & Trusts-Okanagan Section

An Overview of Proof in Solemn Form Proceedings

Are you interested in learning about the “why”, “how”, and “when” for proving a testamentary document in solemn form? Shamim Aidun, Associate, Sabey Rule, provides an overview of these form proceedings. 

Wednesday June 26 2024, , Zoom, Webinar,

Thu Jun 27

12:30pm - 2:00pm

1.5 CPD

ONLINE

Human Rights Law Section

Update from the Human Rights Tribunal

Devyn Cousineau, Vice Chair of Case Management & Assignments - BC Human Right Tribunal, provides attendees with an overview of the Tribunal’s ongoing backlog projects, process review, and restructuring, including where it is at and where it is headed in the months to come.

Thursday June 27 2024, , Zoom, Webinar, HRT,

Thu Jun 27

8:30am - 9:30am

1.0 CPD (1.0 ethics)

ONLINE

Immigration Law Section

Overseas Lawyers Group - June Meeting

Connect with peers virtually at this monthly, informal meeting. The group discusses developments in immigration and citizenship law and policy, shares practice tips, and discusses challenging case scenarios.

Thursday June 27 2024, , Zoom, Webinar,
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