September 9, 2022

BCLI attends the 2022 Uniform Law Conference of Canada

The BCLI was pleased to participate in the Uniform Law Conference of Canada’s (ULCC) 2022 annual meeting held in Edmonton, Alberta from August 15 to 19, 2022. Karen Campbell, Executive Director of the BCLI and Greg Blue, Q.C., Senior Staff Lawyer attended the meeting as members of the BC delegation Read more…

June 30, 2022

UK court allows posthumous use of embryo despite lack of written consent

In a recent decision, the family division of the High Court of England and Wales allowed a husband to use an embryo created by in vitro fertilization with his wife for birth by surrogacy, even though the wife (who died after creation of the embryo by IVF) didn’t provide written Read more…

June 17, 2022

BCLI’s 2020 & 2021 Annual Reports Are Now Available Online!

The BCLI has just released its annual reports for the past 2 years (2020 & 2021). Read more about what the Institute has been up to and get to know the latest developments in law reform in BC by downloading the report below.

June 9, 2022

Meet CCEL Research Assistant Ellen Spannagel

My name is Ellen Spannagel, and I’m currently in my final year as a Bachelor of Civil Law and Juris Doctor candidate at McGill University’s Faculty of Law. I am passionate about work that creatively addresses social inequities and am thrilled to be joining the Canadian Center for Elder Law Read more…

November 18, 2021

BCLI Congratulates newly elected and re-elected Law Society of BC Benchers

The BCLI wishes to congratulate all the newly elected and re-elected benchers for the Law Society of BC.  We are particularly pleased to see a few familiar faces who have been a part of or played a key role in the BCLI over the past years and would like to Read more…