October 19, 2023

2022 Annual Report

2022 Annual Report – Final (dual spread)

October 4, 2023

Preventing Financial Abuse: Role of the BC Securities Commission

Fraud and financial abuse seem to exist almost daily in our lives, from the unidentified caller to the phishing email. Yet financial abuse often occurs in situations with a trusted individual, making it difficult to spot, report, and remedy. This led me to a conversation with the BC Securities Commission’s Read more…

September 27, 2023

Latest Reconciliation Primers Explore Legal Pluralism

This September marks the 16 year anniversary of the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UN Declaration) by the UN General Assembly. In 2019, the BC government committed in the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act to “take all measures necessary to ensure Read more…

September 21, 2023

BCLI Remembers Donovan Waters, KC FRSC 1928-2023

BCLI regrets the passing on 9 September 2023 of Donovan W.M. Waters, KC FRSC.  Dr. Waters was an internationally renowned legal scholar, law professor, and practitioner.  As Chair of BCLI’s Trustee Act Modernization Committee, Dr. Waters presided over one of the most influential law reform projects BCLI has conducted, and Read more…

September 19, 2023

Inspiring Conversations About Elder Law: The 2023 Canadian Elder Law Conference and CCEL

It is with great excitement that the agenda for the 2023 Canadian Elder Law Conference was released. This marks the first return to in-person attendance since 2019 and I know I am ready to connect with the Elder Law community again. My first attendance was in 2015 and it inspired Read more…