A public panel on Legal Aid was held from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm on April 17, 2010 in the Alice MacKay Room at the Vancouver Public Library at 350 West Georgia Street. The panel was moderated by CBABC President James M Bond. Two topics were discussed:
Why is Legal Aid important to you and the people you work with?
Why is Legal Aid important to our society?
- The Honourable Judge Ellen Gordon, Provincial Court of British Columbia
- James Bahen, QC
- Alison Brewin, Executive Director, Westcoast LEAF
- Eugene Kung, BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre
- D Mayland McKimm, QC, Chair, Legal Services Society
- Grace Oh, Crown Counsel