Professional regulation

Motion to debate B.C. courts' gender pronoun directive voted down by B.C. law society members at AGM

Motion to debate B.C. courts' gender pronoun directive voted down by B.C. law society members at AGM

But bencher resolutions controlling which members' motions can be brought to the floor were defeated

B.C. law society pilots mandatory Indigenous intercultural course

B.C. law society pilots mandatory Indigenous intercultural course

Competency training will cover history of Aboriginal-Crown relations, legacy of residential schools

Indigenous Bar Association makes changes to 2021 conference

Indigenous Bar Association makes changes to 2021 conference

Continuing Professional Development Day will be virtual and rescheduled from Oct. 21 to Nov. 12

Lawyers in Manitoba can now deliver legal services through civil society organizations

Lawyers in Manitoba can now deliver legal services through civil society organizations

Such lawyers should offer services at no cost to clients of registered organizations

B.C. law society posts annual report with progress updates on 2018-2020 strategic plan

B.C. law society posts annual report with progress updates on 2018-2020 strategic plan

LSBC also releases audited financial statements as of Dec. 31, 2020

Manitoba Court of Appeal confirms suspension for lawyer who claimed Crown caused suicide

Manitoba Court of Appeal confirms suspension for lawyer who claimed Crown caused suicide

Allegation was held to be uncivil conduct amounting to professional misconduct