BCLI Response to Ministry of Finance Society Act Review Consultation

The British Columbia Law Institute has submitted a responseto the consultation for the review of the SocietyAct being carried out by the Ministry of Finance. The response affirms theconclusions of the BCLI's 2008 Report onProposals for a New Society Act, noting particularly that the time has cometo move on reform of the Society Act.The response also contains discussion of the two issues for reform highlightedby the ministry.

By Alison Taylor, ago

Fireside Chats: Experiences in Building Capacity for Legal Services in Canada

The event will be hosted by Dot Bonnenfant and will start on March 18, 2010 at 13:00. This Fireside Chat is the second in the series, in collaboration with the Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse , following up on the National Perspectives on Elder Abuse: Join the Conversation Conference held on November 3 & 4, 2009 From her experience in setting up and operating the Advocacy Centre for the Elderly, a community Read more…

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SCC Weighs In on Exclusion Clauses