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Sandra Weafer and Darryl Larson—In the Spotlight

December 2016 This month’s spotlight is on Sandra Weafer and Darryl Larson, the co-chairs of our Immigration Issues In Depth 2016 course in December. Sandra is the Regional Director and General Counsel, Public Safety Defence and Immigration Section, Department of Justice and Darryl is a senior lawyer at Embarkation Law Corporation.


Reduced prices on all online-only books!

As part of our ongoing commitment to providing affordable and accessible legal education and information, CLEBC is delighted to announce that we have reduced prices on all online-only book subscriptions.


Meet Our Staff: Allison Smith

Welcome to our first installment of CLEBC’s new “Meet Our Staff” series! We are delighted to introduce Allison Smith, CLEBC’s Online Course Material Coordinator. If you are a CLEBC volunteer, you may recognize Allison’s name from her friendly email reminders about materials for courses you’ve presented at. If you’ve ever taken a CLEBC course, you may recognize her from our Event App correspondence which contains all the resources you need for a successful learning experience.


CLEBC Honours Leader in Learning Alison Murray, QC

2015 This year’s recipient, Alison L. Murray, QC, of Murray Jamieson, embodies the behaviours and values of the award. Alison consistently demonstrates a commitment to ongoing learning, understands the importance of mentoring and role modeling, and is a leader in delivering learning opportunities to lawyers.


Frank Falzon, QC—In the Spotlight

November 2016 This month’s spotlight is on Frank Falzon, QC, one of the co-chairs of our upcoming Administrative Law Conference on November 18, 2016.


Testify: A Project of the Indigenous Laws + the Arts Collective

CLEBC is proud to support Testify: A Project of the Indigenous Laws + the Arts Collective. Testify is a performance and art show in which 11 pairs of artists and legal thinkers work in conversation with each other to create pieces that explore Indigenous laws.


Q + A with The Honourable Thomas A. Cromwell

CLEBC was lucky enough to have the opportunity to interview retired Supreme Court of Canada Justice The Honourable Thomas A. Cromwell about current trends in administrative law, his advice for lawyers advocating before the Supreme Court of Canada, and his plans after retirement.


Q + A: Negotiation Skills for the Zombie Apocalypse

CLEBC’s Negotiation Skills for the Zombie Apocalypse course will take place on October 31, 2016. We chatted with two of the course chairs about this practical and fun course to improve your negotiation skills for conflicts in daily practice and life.


Martha Rans and Michael Blatchford—In the Spotlight

October 2016 This month’s spotlight is on Michael Blatchford and Martha Rans, the co-chairs of our upcoming Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Conference on October 27, 2016.


CLEBC Resources: Societies Act Transition and Beyond (Part 2)

In response to demand from the legal community, CLEBC is proud to announce that our new BC Societies Guide has been released and is now available for purchase! If you are a lawyer who practises charities and not-for-profit law or sits on the board of a society, this publication was created for you.

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