The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) carries out scholarly research, writing and analysis for law reform, collaborating with government and other entities, and providing materials and support for outreach and public information. The Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) carries out similar work focused on issues of interest to older adults.

2015 Canadian Conference on Elder Law

Call for Abstracts!

The CCEL 2015 Elder Law Conference will be hosted in collaboration with CLE BC on November 12-13, 2015. This year’s call for abstracts has been released. In addition, please take a few moments to answer this short survey and help us plan the best conference possible.

About BCLI

Our History

The British Columbia Law Institute was created in January 1997 by incorporation under the Provincial Society Act. The broad purposes of the Institute, described in Article 2 of its Constitution, are to:

  • promote the clarification and simplification of the law and its adaptation to modern social needs,
  • promote improvement of the administration of justice and respect for the rule of law, and
  • promote and carry out scholarly legal research.

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