This National Indigenous History Month and National Indigenous Peoples Day, we honour the First Nations, the Inuit and the Métis Nation; their people, cultures and perspectives, the memory of those voices lost, and the living survivors of the residential schools and their families. Read More
While Indigenous families have held and shared the stories of the Indian Residential Schools for generations, locating the remains of 215 children in unmarked graves at what was the Kamloops Indian Residential School on Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation land has brought the truth of those stories into sharp focus. Read More
It is hoped that these videos will expand awareness of the micro-aggressions and micro-discriminations that are being suffered by Indigenous clients in the justice system, and encourage a much-needed discussion about stereotyping and bias.
Ardith Walpetko We'dalks Walkem, QC, has been appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia
Madam Justice Walkem was the founding chair of the CLEBC Truth and Reconciliation Committee, chair of our Indigenous Legal Orders Conference, and contributor to many of our programs as chair, presenter, and author.
The Land Owner Transparency Act (LOTA) requires that any time an application is made to register an interest in land in BC’s land title register, a transparency declaration must be filed with the LOTA administrator by each transferee.
For the next three months (April to June), CLEBC will be updating online versions of our books, but will not be printing and shipping the print updates.
March 12, 2020 CLEBC is committed to maintaining the health and safety of our staff, customers, and contributors. Like all of you, we are monitoring the situation surrounding COVID-19 and the advice of Canadian public health authorities and other experts. CLEBC has no plans at this time to cancel any upcoming courses. We will...
CLEBC is delighted to have recently sponsored the British Columbia Law Schools Competitive Moot, a competition between teams from UVic Law, UBC Allard Law, and TRU Law.
Report author, and long-serving CLEBC contributor, Ardith Walpetko We’dalx Walkem QC surveyed over 100 Indigenous People about their experiences with discrimination and the Human Rights Tribunal.
CLEBC is thrilled to be one of the winners of Canadian Lawyer 2019-2020 Readers' Choice awards for Legal Research - Print & E-books.
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.
We are excited that Emily Clough will be presenting at the Canadian Elder Law Conference 2019.
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...
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.
We are pleased that Kevin R. Smith will be presenting at the 2019 Canadian Elder Law Conference.
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.
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.
View the recording of Professor Margaret Hagan's presentation from October 29, 2019.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Our annual two-day conference held on November 16 & 23, 2021 brings together leading human rights law practitioners to address current and emerging issues in human rights law with a focus on BC.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.”
“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.
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.
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.
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.