Celebrating 30 Years of CRIMJI

January 3, 2017

Photo of Professor Gerry A. Ferguson holding a copy of CRIMJI hardcover book CLEBC is proud to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Canadian Criminal Jury Instructions (“CRIMJI”)! We had the opportunity to learn more about CRIMJI from one of its original authors, Professor Gerry A. Ferguson. Read more...

Reduced Prices on all Online-Only Books

November 29, 2016

Reduced Prices on all Online-Only BooksAs 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. Read more...

Meet Our Staff: Allison Smith

November 18, 2016

Photo of artwork from Testify performance and art showWelcome 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. Read more...

Employment Law Conference 2017: Call for Papers

November 3, 2016

Employment Law Conference 2017: Call for PapersCLEBC is proud to present our Employment Law Conference on May 4 & 5, 2017. This annual event will provide you with a comprehensive update on the trends, issues and changes that you need to know are taking place in this interesting and developing area of practice. Read more...

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

October 19, 2016

Photo of artwork from Testify performance and art showCLEBC 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. A project in partial response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, Testify aims to change the way we think about law and challenges the absence of Indigenous law in the legal landscape. Read more...

Q+A with The Honourable Thomas A. Cromwell

October 18, 2016

Q+A with The Honourable Thomas A. CromwellCLEBC 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. Read more...

Q + A: Negotiation Skills for the Zombie Apocalypse

October 13, 2016

Scared-looking human figurines being followed by zombie figurines 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. Read more...

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

October 11, 2016

Graphic of 'BC Societies Guide' logo 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. Read more...

In Force Date Announced for New BC Franchises Act: February 1, 2017

October 6, 2016

photo of cafe sign Earlier this week, the BC provincial government announced that the new Franchises Act and accompanying regulations will come into force on February 1, 2017. The new Act will create significant change to franchising in BC, affecting both franchisors and franchisees. Learn about the new legislation and how to get more information. Read more...

CLEBC Resources: Societies Act Transition and Beyond

September 22, 2016

Stock photo of people wearing 'Volunteer' shirts The new British Columbia Societies Act will come into force on November 28, 2016 and will replace the current Society Act. When the new Societies Act comes into force, currently registered societies will have two years to transition to compliance under the new legislation. In order to assist in the transition, CLEBC has the following resources available for your specific needs during this major legislative change and beyond. Read more...

Access to Justice: Access Pro Bono’s Free Legal Advice-a-Thon

September 12, 2016

Access to Justice: Access Pro Bono’s Free Legal Advice-a-Thon CLEBC is proud to support Access Pro Bono’s Free Legal Advice-a-Thon. Last Friday on September 9, 2016, more than 50 Vancouver lawyers volunteered for one-hour shifts throughout the day to provide free legal advice to individual clients at Victory Square Park. Read more...

CLEBC Wins International Award for the Access to Justice for Children Conference

August 10, 2016

CLEBC Wins International Award for the Access to Justice for Children Conference The International Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) has awarded The Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC) one of only 21 annual awards granted to competitors representing more than 300 organizations. An Award for Outstanding Achievement was given to CLBEC for the Access to Justice for Children Conference: Law Practice and Children’s Human Rights in the Best Public Interest category. Read more...

CLEBC Wins International Award for the Advocacy Toolkit

August 10, 2016

CLEBC Wins International Award for the Advocacy Toolkit The International Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) has awarded The Continuing Legal Education Society of BC (CLEBC) one of only 21 annual awards granted to competitors representing more than 300 organizations. An Award for Professional Excellence in Programs was given to CLEBC for the Advocacy Toolkit, in the Best Program category. Read more...

CLEBC’s Most Prolific Volunteers: 1996 to 2016

July 14, 2016

CLEBC’s Most Prolific Volunteers CLEBC works with over 1,000 volunteers every year to support a culture of learning, to encourage innovation, and to give back to the BC bar. This list of our most prolific volunteers between 1996 and 2016 displays just one of many ways that CLEBC can take a bow to the remarkable contributions of our volunteers. Read more...

 

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