March 2, 2011

Federal Task Force on Financial Literacy Recognizes Elder Abuse

The Task Force on Financial Literacy, appointed by the Government of Canada in June 2009, published its Final Report this morning.  Entitled, Canadians and their Money: Building a Brighter Financial Future, this report builds on consultations with over 170 organizations and over 300 submissions, and makes 30 recommendations aimed at enhancing financial literacy of Canadians.

October 18, 2010

BCLI Welcomes New Members

BCLI welcomes Lisa Peters and Stanley Rule as new members and directors.

Peters is a lawyer with the firm of Lawson Lundell LLP in Vancouver, British
Columbia. She heads the firm's research and opinions department, where her
practice focusses on conflicts of laws, constitutional law, contract law, statutory
interpretation, and Crown law.

September 13, 2010

BCLI Welcomes New Executive, Members

At its annual general meeting, held
last week, the British Columbia Law Institute elected a new slate of officers. For
2010-11, the BCLI's executive will be:

Chair D. Peter Ramsay, Q.C.

Vice-chair R.C. (Tino) Di Bella

Treasurer Gregory K. Steele, Q.C.

July 20, 2010

Ministry of AG releases White Paper on Family Relations Act Reform