Tag Archives: British Columbia

Bullying Results in Teenage Suicide – Should Legislation Play a Role in Anti-Bullying Efforts?

On Wednesday October 10th, 2012, 15 year old Amanda Todd, victim of bullying, was found dead in her home in Port Coquitlam, BC. BC Premier Christy Clark has commented on the suicide and argues that the issue of bullying should…

Robes and Ribbons: “Occupy” Responsibility

On Wednesday, November 30, hundreds of lawyers and law students alike will be gathering outside of courthouses across British Columbia. No, this will not just be another day at the office in front of judge and jury. This time, a group…

Separation agreements not final, Supreme Court rules

Canwest News Service February 20, 2009 Separation agreements between divorcing couples are not final if one spouse gets a bad deal, the Supreme Court of Canada said yesterday in a ruling that ordered a B.C. dairy farmer to pay his…

Legal aid funding crunch leads to service cuts

Jan. 13, 2009 B.C.’s Legal Services Society will be cutting services and laying off workers because of a funding shortfall, CBC News has learned. The non-profit organization that provides legal aid to those who couldn’t otherwise afford it is cutting…