BCLI Blog

  • Continuing Legal Education Society of BC Hosts Elder Law 2009

    13 March 2009 On 1 May 2009, the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC is hosting Elder Law 2009. This course will address a diverse range of issues in the elder law field, including family law matters, health policy, estate planning, and powers of attorney. Two members of the BCLI's staff will be among the presenters. CCEL national director Laura Watts will give a presentation on assisted living and supportive housing in BC and Canada. BCLI staff lawyer Kevin Zakreski will discuss predatory lending.    Read More

  • Continuing Legal Education Society of BC Hosts Elder Law 2009

    13 March 2009 On 1 May 2009, the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC is hosting Elder Law 2009. This course will address a diverse range of issues in the elder law field, including family law matters, health policy, estate planning, and powers of attorney. Two members of the BCLI's staff will be among the presenters. CCEL national director Laura Watts will give a presentation on assisted living and supportive housing in BC and Canada. BCLI staff lawyer Kevin Zakreski will discuss predatory lending.    Read More

  • Unincorporated Nonprofit Associations Project at the Spring Meeting of the ABA Section of Business Law

    13 March 2009 The American Bar Association's Section of Business Law is holding its spring meeting in Vancouver from 16 April 2009-18 April 2009. The meeting will feature over 70 continuing legal education programs. One of these programs will include BCLI director Arthur Close, Q.C., and BCLI staff lawyer Kevin Zakreski.   Read More

  • BCLI Welcomes New Member

    13 March 2009 The British Columbia Law Institute welcomes John-Paul Boyd as a member and director. Mr. Boyd is a graduate of the Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia, who was called to the bar of British Columbia in 2000. He is currently an associate of the Vancouver law firm Aaron Gordon & Daykin, where his practice focuses on family law. Mr. Boyd is a prolific contributor to public legal education initiatives and a leading figure in the advancement of pro bono law in British Columbia.   Read More

  • Elder and Guardianship Mediation

    24 February 2009 This file is available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.   Read More

  • Assisted Living Charts by Province

    23 February 2009 The following charts are available in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.   Read More

  • Consultation Paper on Reverse Mortgages

    19 February 2009 This file is available in Adobe Acrobat (.PDF) format.   Read More

  • 2009 FOLRAC Symposium – Registration Available

    3 February 2009 To register for the 2009 Federation of Law Reform Agencies of Canada Symposium, to be held March 8 to 10, 2009, click here.  To take advantage of the special FOLRAC Symposium room rate of $109 CDN, book directly by calling the Inn at Laurel Point at: T: 250.386.8721 or 1.800.663.7667, F: 250.386.9547.    Read More

  • Assisted Living in Canada: Nationwide Consultation Underway

    16 January 2009 The Canadian Centre for Elder Law is looking for comments on its recently published discussion paper, Assisted Living in Canada: Past, Present and Future Trends. To send your feedback, e-mail us at ccels@bcli.org.    Read More

  • ILRG Closing for the Holidays

    18 December 2008 The International Law Reform Group will be closed for the holidays as of December 22nd, 2008. The ILRG reopens January 5th, 2009. For more information about our schedule, check our event calendar.    Read More


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