After a long and difficult 18 months, we are delighted to be getting back to normal. Our Covid-19 Safety Plan, put in place in 2020, is no longer in force. We will once again see fully vaccinated clients at our office, but by appointment only. We will continue to ask our clients to wear masks […]
Two days of hearings wrapped up in the Supreme Court of Canada today. Monique was proud to be part of the legal team for The Advocates’ Society!
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre v. Charbonneau, 2017 BCCA 395 sets aside an injunction obtained by the Vancouver Aquarium against documentary film maker Gary Charbonneau and Evotion Films Inc. The interlocutory injunction had prohibited publication of some parts of a documentary video that criticizes the Aquarium’s practice of keeping cetaceans in captivity. The Court […]
Today, the Supreme Court of BC released a long-awaited decision in West Moberly First Nations v. British Columbia, 2017 BCSC 1700 and declared that the western boundary of the territory covered by Treaty 8 is the height of land along the continental divide between the Arctic and Pacific watersheds. Read the judgment: 2017 BCSC 1700
It’s been 35 years since the Charter became part of the Constitution of Canada. I’m grateful to the BC Branch of the Canadian Bar Association for the opportunity to reflect on the Charter decision in the Insite case in the June 2017 issue of BarTalk .