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…

November 5, 2021

Societies Act amendments receive royal assent

On 28 October 2021, Bill 19, the Societies Amendment Act, 2021, received royal assent. “The purpose of the proposed amendments,” notes a ministry of finance news release, “is to address various issues that have come to light since the act came into force”: The new act provides societies with a Read more…

October 28, 2021

BCLI Remembers Leanne Rebantad

The British Columbia Law Institute is saddened to learn that our Board Member, Leanne Rebantad, appointed by the Society of Notaries Public of BC, has recently passed away. BCLI is grateful for Leanne’s commitment and dedication to our work as a board member over the past two years; her contributions Read more…