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13
Nov

2019 Leaders in Learning: Ardith Walpetko We’dalx Walkem, QC

2019 This year’s recipient, Ardith Walpetko We’dalx Walkem, QC, has demonstrated incredible commitment to mentorship, role modeling, and delivering learning opportunities to lawyers throughout her career, particularly regarding Indigenous laws and Truth and Reconciliation.
08
Nov

Elder Law Case Update at the Canadian Elder Law Conference: Interview with Emily Clough

We are excited that Emily Clough will be presenting at the Canadian Elder Law Conference 2019.
17
Oct

Ontario Law on Undue Influence in Estate Planning

By Alicia Godin – Estate and Trust Consultant, Scotiatrust Historically the area of estates was not particularly litigious, but as families and financial circumstances become more complex, litigation involving estates has become more frequent. Frequently touted, but notoriously difficult to prove, is the allegation of someone being unduly influenced in making their Will. A...
24
Sep

Interview with British Columbia Securities Commission: Gold Level Sponsor of the 2019 Canadian Elder Law Conference

We are pleased to announce that the British Columbia Securities Commission is a Gold Level Sponsor of the 2019 Canadian Elder Law Conference.
17
Sep

Elder Law Toolkit Presentation at the Canadian Elder Law Conference: Interview with Kevin R. Smith

We are pleased that Kevin R. Smith will be presenting at the 2019 Canadian Elder Law Conference.
17
Sep

The Inter-generational Workplace Presentation at the 2019 Canadian Elder Law Conference: Interview with Kirsten Hume Scrimshaw

Kirsten’s presentation, The Inter-generational Workplace, will take place on Day 2 of the Canadian Elder Law Conference 2019.
09
Sep

Canadian Elder Law Conference 2019

Thursday and Friday, November 14 and 15, 2019. Throughout the fall, we will be posting blog posts and interviews with featured speakers from the conference.
05
Sep

Elder Abuse Remedies Presentation at the Canadian Elder Law Conference: Interview with Kimberly A. Whaley

We are excited that Kimberly A. Whaley, founding partner at Whaley Estate Litigation Partners, will be presenting at the Canadian Elder Law Conference 2019.
27
Aug

Getting to Access to Justice: Bridging Regulatory Reform and Human-Centered Design & Innovation

CLEBC is proud to co-sponsor “Getting to Access to Justice: Bridging Regulatory Reform and Human-Centered Design & Innovation” — October 29, 2019, Vancouver BC
12
Jul

Elder Mediation Workshop at the Canadian Elder Law Conference: Interview with Joan Braun

Joan Braun and Vivian Kerenyi will be hosting an Elder Mediation workshop during the 2019 Canadian Elder Law Conference. In this blog post, we share an interview with Joan on her research, this exciting workshop, and her insights into elder mediation.
27
Jun

Elder Abuse Response Presentation at the Canadian Elder Law Conference: Interview with Laura Tamblyn Watts

We are so excited that Laura Tamblyn Watts, the Chief Public Policy Officer at CARP (Canadian Association for Retired Persons), will be presenting at the 2019 Canadian Elder Law Conference. CARP will be joining us this year as a silver level conference sponsor.
13
Jun

CLEBC supports and endorses the Access to Justice Triple Aim

On Wednesday, June 12, CLEBC’s CEO Linda Russell joined Attorney General David Eby, Chief Justice Robert Bauman, and the leaders of many of BC’s key justice organizations to sign the Access to Justice Triple Aim
30
May

CLEBC In the News—Judges help to improve advocacy in BC courtrooms

Read this article published in the Provincial Court of British Columbia's eNews about CLEBC's 20th Annual Winning Advocacy Skills Workshop held at the BC Provincial Court in Vancouver from July 4-6, 2019.
14
May

Watch: Neuropsychology of Conflict and Brain Development - Divorce & The Science on the ACE Study

Watch Kim Hetherington's fantastic presentation at CLEBC’s “A Deeper Dive: The Intersection of Family Law and Psychology” on the neuropsychology of conflict and children’s brain development.
09
Apr

Human Rights Conference 2019: Call for Papers

CLEBC’s Human Rights Law Conference will be held in Vancouver on November 14 - 15, 2019. This annual two-day conference brings together leading human rights law practitioners to address current and emerging issues in human rights law with a focus on BC.
03
Apr

An Evening with Gillian Hadfield (In-Person)

CLEBC is proud to co-sponsor “An Evening with Professor Gillian Hadfield (In-Person)” — May 14, 2019, Vancouver BC
07
Mar

Access to Justice: BC Law Week

CLEBC is proud to be a sponsor of Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch’s 2019 Law Week.
25
Oct

Employment Law Conference 2019: Call for Papers

CLEBC’s Employment Law Conference will be held in Vancouver on May 2 & 3, 2019. We invite you to submit an outline of the paper you would like to present at the conference.
19
Sep

7th National Pro Bono Conference

CLEBC is proud to support the 7th National Pro Bono Conference, October 4, 2018, Wosk Centre for Dialogue, Vancouver, BC
15
Aug

Matrimonial Real Property Rights on Reserve

We are pleased to share our recordings from the course, presented in partnership with the Department of Justice Canada, Indigenous Services Canada, and the Centre of Excellence for Matrimonial Real Property.
09
Aug

Q + A with the Right Honourable Richard Wagner

CLEBC is honoured to have the Right Honourable Richard Wagner, PC, Chief Justice of Canada deliver the opening address at our Administrative Law Conference 2018. Read our Q+A with Chief Justice Wagner for his thoughts on developments in administrative law, his advice for lawyers advocating before the Supreme Court of Canada, and more!
25
Jul

CLEBC Wins Two International Continuing Legal Education Awards

The support of our remarkable CLEBC contributors results in award-winning resources for the BC legal profession. CLEBC is proud to announce that we are recipients of two International Association for Continuing Legal Education (“ACLEA”) awards.
11
Jun

#MissingType

CLEBC is proud to support #MissingType, a global campaign to raise awareness of the importance of giving blood.
09
Jun

Rising Star Contributors: 2011 to 2018

This year, we would like to highlight a special group of CLEBC contributors – our rising stars. Read more about lawyers called to the BC bar within the last 7 years who have committed an incredible amount of time and energy to CLEBC’s courses and publications.
24
May

3 Tips for Wellness at Your Desk: Tips for Busy Lawyers

Dedication to the profession of law need not come at the expense of your physical and mental health. Here are 3 tips for wellness at your desk.
26
Apr

New CLEBC Course: Illumination of Implicit Bias

Read our interview with Course Instructor, Michael Kahn, JD, LPC
09
Apr

Access to Justice: BC Law Week

CLEBC is proud to be a Partner sponsor of Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch’s 2018 Law Week (April 16–21).
02
Jan

Law Society of BC Truth and Reconciliation Symposium

CLEBC is proud to have hosted the Truth and Reconciliation Symposium in collaboration with the Law Society of BC, the theme of which was “Transforming the Law from a Tool of Assimilation into a Tool of Reconciliation.”
04
Dec

“But I Was Wearing a Suit” Mini Documentary

“But I Was Wearing a Suit” is a mini documentary about the racism that Indigenous lawyers and law students face within the legal profession. It is a grassroots project of a group of Indigenous Lawyers, produced with the support of CLEBC and the Law Society of BC.
02
Oct

Q + A with Chris Hope and Kathryn Sainty – Authors of CLEBC’s New Title Plus TC&D

Learn more about our new title Plus TC&D: The Assessment of Costs and Disbursements in Motor Vehicle Injury Litigation from authors Christopher J. Hope and Kathryn Sainty, QC.
02
Oct

Q + A with Keith Reimer and Laura Best

Read our Q&A with the new chairs of our Immigration Issues in Depth 2017 course to learn more about emerging issues in immigration law.
20
Jul

Q + A with Professor Rollie Thompson, QC

Read our Q+A with Professor Rollie Thompson, QC to learn more about the history, development, and future of the Spousal Support Advisory Guidelines (SSAG).
26
Jun

Free Video Series on Business Development

CLEBC is proud to present six free videos on how to succeed at business development, an essential skill for any lawyer in private practice.
18
Oct

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.
11
Oct

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.