Elder Law Update 2022

In the wake of COVID-19, Elder Law is more important now than ever. Get your refresher at Elder Law Update 2022 — an essential session with the CCEL that will cover the pandemic and beyond. Thursday, April 21, 2022 9:00 am – 12:30 pm via webinar Who should attend: Lawyers who Read more…

Elder Abuse & Neglect Law: Provincial Learning Event

Registration is now open for this session. Click this link to register. Do you have a duty to respond to the abuse of a vulnerable adult? How can you respond in a way that respects privacy, decision-making autonomy, and other rights? In this presentation Krista will: Explain the laws in Read more…

Welcome To Our Neighbourhood

CCEL Education and Outreach Coordinator Jess Fehrenbacher will be speaking on decision-making rights on World Alzheimer's Day. Welcome to Our Neighbourhood  

CCEL Community Partner Data Sharing and Planning Event

As a key partner, you are invited to our data sharing and planning event for the Engaging People Living with Dementia Project. We will share the findings from our data analysis of community consultations and key informant interviews with health care providers. We will invite your feedback on the analysis Read more…

Pacific Business and Law Institute’s Elder Law 2022 Conference

Senior Staff Lawyer Gregory Blue, Q.C., will be presenting on BCLI’s project to update the original 2011 guide on Undue Influence Recognition / Prevention.  More information on this event as well as where to register can be found in this link.

TLABC: Gender Diversity in Legal Writing: Pronouns, Honorifics, and Gender-Inclusive Techniques

 About the Course: Gender-inclusive legal writing demonstrates a high level of professionalism and commitment to justice. This presentation will explore the concepts in the BC Law Institute’s recent release, Gender Diversity in Legal Writing: Pronouns, Honorifics, and Gender-Inclusive Techniques. Presenter Alison Wilkinson, staff lawyer with the BC Law Institute & Canadian Read more…

Courthouse Libraries: Gender Diversity in Legal Writing Workshop

This 1.5hr workshop will look at ways to make legal writing more gender-inclusive. Drawing on the BC Law Institute’s recently published guide on Gender Diversity in Legal Writing: Pronouns, Honorifics, and Gender-Inclusive Techniques, this presentation will cover: • How legal professionals can use the Guide to transition to more gender-inclusive Read more…