February 6, 2013

Canadian Bar Association’s “Agenda for Justice” Urges Implementation of BCLI Reports

The BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) urges the quick implementation of several BCLI reports in An Agenda for Justice, released on February 5, 2013. The CBA describes An Agenda for Justice as a “Platform Document” outlining short-term and long-term actions to increase the effectiveness of BC’s justice system and improve BC laws, which it is asking all candidates in the forthcoming election to support.

November 30, 2012

BCLI Publishes Final Report for Phase One of Strata Property Law Project

Vancouver, 30 November 2012—Today, the British Columbia Law Institute has published its Report on Strata Property Law: Phase One, bringing Phase One of its Strata Property Law Project to a close. The report’s major conclusion is that the time is now ripe to begin planning for the next generation of British Columbia’s strata-property legislation through a phase-two law-reform project.

November 28, 2012

BCLI Releases Consultation Paper on Assisted Living Reform

 Vancouver, 28 November 2012 – The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) and the Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) have jointly issued the Consultation Paper on Assisted Living in British Columbia, which contains recommendations on reform of the legal and regulatory framework for assisted living in B.C.  BCLI/CCEL is seeking public input on its contents.

October 5, 2012

BCLI launches project on a Franchise Act for British Columbia

Vancouver — 5 October 2012  The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) has begun a new project on franchise legislation for British Columbia.  The project will examine whether there is a need for franchise legislation in British Columbia and, if so, what features it should have.

September 28, 2012

Executive and Board Changes Following BCLI’s Annual General Meeting

The British Columbia Law Institute hosted its Annual General Meeting on 19 September 2012. The productive meeting brought together the Institute's members from across the province, and laid the foundation for another year of comprehensive law reform work in British Columbia.

Following the AGM, the following changes to the BCLI executive and board of directors have been implemented: