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Nicole Garton and Heritage Law Featured in CBA National Magazine

Jordan Furlong, journalist, consultant and award-winning author of law blog Law21 featured Nicole Garton and Heritage Law in “Leading the Way” for the Canadian Bar Association’s National magazine’s September issue. Mr. Furlong cites Heritage Law as an example of a new class of “highly innovative start-up law firms (that) are taking on new markets, leveraging technology [...]

By | October 5th, 2010|Business, Public Affairs, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nicole Garton and Heritage Law Featured in CBA National Magazine

Women Lawyers Forum Education Day – “Defining Moments – Leadership & Ethics”

Date: Friday, May 14, 2010 Time: 8:30 am to 1:30 pm I am excited to be able to participate in this year’s CBA BC Branch Women Lawyers Forum Education Day event. Along with Elizabeth Watson and Stacey Handley, I will participate on a leadership panel which will be led by Marion McAdam of Fourth Wall [...]

By | March 8th, 2010|General Law, Public Affairs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Judges Appointed to BC Supreme Court

The Honourable Robert D. Punnett and the Honourable Peter M. Willcock have been appointed to the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Mr. Justice Punnett served as a Bencher for Prince Rupert County until his appointment on June 19. He also served two terms on the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch) Provincial Council and on the [...]

By | June 22nd, 2009|Public Affairs, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Judges Appointed to BC Supreme Court

West Coast LEAF granted leave to intervene in SWUAV v AG Canada: Access to justice to be argued in BC Supreme Court of Appeal

West Coast LEAF has been granted leave to intervene at the BC Court of Appeal on the issue of "public interest standing" in SWUAV v AG Canada.  This case is about women's access to justice, and could be an important milestone for equality claimants trying to get their voices heard in BC's Courts. The case [...]

By | June 2nd, 2009|Public Affairs, Uncategorized|Comments Off on West Coast LEAF granted leave to intervene in SWUAV v AG Canada: Access to justice to be argued in BC Supreme Court of Appeal

Lack of Adequate Childcare in Canadian Cities

From CBC News Wed, 05 Jul 2006 Nearly every major city in Canada is dealing with a considerable shortage of licensed day care spaces, according to a new national study. The report, entitled "Learning from Each Other: Early Learning and Child Care Experiences in Canadian Cities," examines the local provision of children's services in Canadian [...]

By | July 5th, 2006|Public Affairs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Righting the Historic Wrong

In an effort to close the gap that exists between Canadian First Nations people and the general public, Canada's premiers have agreed to a 10 year plan that will attempt to eliminate aboriginal poverty. The ambitious plan will be put into motion this Fall at the first ministers meeting on native issues and will address [...]

By | August 9th, 2005|Public Affairs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

SCC Sides with Provinces on Judge’s Pay Dispute

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled yesterday that provincial governments will be given a discretionary capacity in deciding Judge's pay. The provinces will no longer be forced to follow the recommendations of independent commissions as long as their reasons for doing so are rational. The decision is a result of Judges in various provinces across [...]

By | July 22nd, 2005|Public Affairs, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Two Votes, One Canada

Last night the House of Commons voted on Bill C-38, the much debated Same Sex Marriage Bill. Despite the resignation of a Cabinet Minister Joe Comuzzi and what appeared to be divisions within Paul Martin's minority government, the Bill recieved widespread support from the NDP and Bloc Quebecois allowing it to pass 158 to 133. [...]

By | June 29th, 2005|Public Affairs, Uncategorized|0 Comments