Law Day 2017
19 April 2017
By Kevin Zakreski
Today marks Law Day 2017. Law Day is held annually in Canada on 19 April, the anniversary of the signing of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.
In British Columbia, the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association is coordinating activities in conjunction with Law Day with partners the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, the Law Foundation of British Columbia, the Law Society of British Columbia, and the Vancouver Bar Association. They have a slate of events and activities that take place on or about 19 April, as part of Law Week, including:
Law Day is also a good time to highlight access to justice and free legal resources.