The Missing Women Commission of Inquiry is one of the most significant inquiries in Canadian legal history. Established in 2010, the Commission of Inquiry examined the police investigations into the missing and murdered women from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside between 1997 and 2002. The Commission heard nearly 100 days of evidence from 86 witnesses, admitted over 200 exhibits and written submissions with over 170,000 documents disclosed. In 2012, the Commissioner released the Commission’s final report, which was nearly 1500 pages long and making 63 recommendations.
This webinar will provide an analysis and update of the findings of fact and recommendations of the Missing Women Commission of Inquiry, with the Commissioner, The Honourable Wallace T. Oppal, QC, and Senior Commission Counsel, Art Vertlieb, QC
For lawyers interested in appearing before Commissions of Inquiry, learn about practice and procedure, Commissioner’s rulings, witness examination and conduct of the hearings.
Learn about how the Commission’s recommendations, findings of fact and evidence may have implications for: aboriginal law, administrative law, criminal law and public policy. This webinar is of special interest to lawyers practicing in these areas.
The Honourable Wallace T. Oppal, QC, Boughton Law Corporation
Art Vertlieb, QC, MacKenzie Fujisawa LLP
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC
This is the archived version of a program presented on October 3, 2013.
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