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CBA passes motion defining diversity at AGM

  • February 12, 2019

“This definition will provide almost like a GPS, what our basic co-ordinates are in terms of addressing diversity. But I personally feel there’s a lot to be done yet,” Kamaljit Lehal told Legal Feeds. Lehal moved the resolution yesterday at the AGM in Ottawa while speaking by video conference from Vancouver.

LSBC Rule of Law Lecture Series: The Rule of Law and Social Justice

  • June 07, 2018

Throughout history, social justice has helped to shape laws and policies to achieve greater equality. Join former Supreme Court of Canada Justice and litigator Ian Binnie, CC, QC, and National Post columnist Jonathan Kay for a lively dialogue on how the rule of law and social justice interact and intersect.

CBABC Social Justice Section, Law Union of BC, and Social Justice Action Network Joint Social Justice Conference

  • March 03, 2018

This year's Social Justice Law Conference builds on the commitments made at previous conferences to develop and support access to justice in BC and to enhance the specialized skills that lawyers, legal advocates, and law students need for practicing in social justice fields of law. This day long conference provides an excellent opportunity for networking, professional development, and discussing current issues.

Changes to Provincial Court Civil Jurisdiction and Procedures (Civil Resolution Tribunal)

  • May 23, 2017

The objectives of this Notice to the Profession and Public are: (1) to outline the changes to the Provincial Court’s civil jurisdiction and procedures effective June 1, 2017, further to the implementation of the small claims jurisdiction of the Civil Resolution Tribunal (CRT); and (2) to rescind three Small Claims Practice Directions formerly issued by the Chief Judge.