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Minutes, Archived Recording

Designated Agencies and the Adult Guardianship Act

  • November 20, 2019

Amanda Brown, Director, ReAct Adult Protection, Vancouver Coastal Health; and lawyer Donna De Baie, Partner at Affleck Hrabinsky Burgoyne LLP provided a refresher on the legislation for adult guardianship and adult protection issues, and discussed the application of the Adult Guardianship Act in recent cases in the court of BC.

Elder Law

Minutes, Archived Recording

Pre-Trial Applications on Sex Assault Trials - Part II

  • November 19, 2019

A practical "how to" session on 276 and 278 applications with a perspective from defence counsel, counsel for the complainant and a view from the bench. The speakers discussed what to do, what not to do, and get judicial feedback on the most effective way to argue your application.

Criminal Justice - Vancouver

Minutes, Archived Recording

BC TFWP Act and Regulations - Update for CBA

  • November 15, 2019

The BC government has introduced new legislation to create a registry that is aimed at protecting the rights of temporary foreign workers. Trevor Hughes, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Labour, provided an update for the CBA on the Act and the Regulations. 

Immigration Law

Minutes, Archived Recording

Spotlight: Ontario's Family Law Limited Scope Services Project

  • November 14, 2019

Helena Birt, Senior Program Director of FLLSS, discussed the unique approach Ontario is taking, including integrated research and evaluation, mandatory training for roster members, and a summary legal counsel pilot in Barrie.

Unbundled Legal Services

Minutes, Archived Recording

Forbearance Agreements

  • November 14, 2019

For our November 2019 meeting, Bill Skelly of MLT Aikins LLP presented on forbearance agreements.  

Banking Law