Call for Nominations: Vancouver Bencher By-Election

  • September 13, 2018

Nominations of candidates for election must be received by the Law Society by 5:00 pm on Monday, October 15, 2018. The term of the Bencher elected will begin on January 1, 2019 and will end on December 31, 2019.

CBA launches Truth and Reconciliation Task Force

  • September 11, 2018

The Canadian Bar Association (CBA) has created a task force to respond to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s (TRC) Calls to Action and establish “a mutually respectful relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Canada.”

CBABC welcomes new President, Margaret A. Mereigh

  • September 05, 2018

Margaret is senior appellate Crown Counsel with the BC Prosecution Service and prosecutes criminal appeals in the BC Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. Highlights of her 27 year career as Crown Counsel, include working as trial counsel in R. v. Gladue (a just approach to sentencing aboriginal offenders) and the Air India trial (a prosecution of an act of aviation terrorism).

NP 09 South Peace Family Mediation Options

  • September 01, 2018

To recognize the available mediation options in the South Peace Region of the Province to resolve family law disputes, and to outline the process involved with respect to one of those options.

Judicial Appointments in BC

  • August 31, 2018

Congratulations to the Hon. G. Bruce Butler (BC Court of Appeal), Karen Horsman (Supreme Court of BC), and Christopher J. Giaschi, a partner at Giaschi & Margolis (Supreme Court of BC) on their appointments to the bench.

President's Update to CBABC Members

  • August 28, 2018

"As the face of the CBABC for the past year, I have tried to travel to as many parts of the Province as possible, and to a wide variety of CBABC events including a number of Section meetings, to learn about your experiences and how you see the CBA assisting you to be a better lawyer and to create a strong legal community."