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pagne, dancing figures and more. These icons convey great optimism.
Although this message did not constitute a binding contract between the
parties, this message naturally led to the plaintiff’s great reliance on the
defendants’ desire to rent his apartment … These symbols, which convey to
the other side that everything is in order, were misleading.” Quare the landlord’s
judgment in wishing to rent to a person with a penchant for what
appear to be wildly party-oriented activities.
Reporting on Lebanon’s ban of the Wonder Woman movie (which stars an
Israeli actress, Gal Gadot, who had served in the Israeli military and publicly
criticized Hamas), The New York Times noted, “Lebanon officially boycotts
Israeli products and bars its citizens from traveling there. The country
however did not ban earlier films that Ms. Gadot starred in, including
installments of the ‘Fast and Furious’ series and ‘Batman v. Superman:
Dawn of Justice.’”
The CBABC Provincial Council election results were recently released. The
newly elected members will serve for the September 1, 2017 – August 31,
2020 term. Esther L. Robson of Ramsay Lampman Rhodes was elected in
Nanaimo County. Vancouver County saw the election of Aleem S. Bharma
of the Community Legal Assistance Society, Jennifer J.L. Brun of Harris &
Brun, Lauren A. Chu, Crown counsel in Vancouver, Diane M. Gradley of
Vancouver, Sandra Mandanici of Vancouver, Suzette Narbonne of Narbonne
Law Office in Sechelt and Fred G. Wynne of HHBG Lawyers.
The Guardian reported in 2014 on an advertisement for a replica Batmobile
(The Dark Knight edition) which its seller claimed to be “street legal”. Evidently
its specifications included “four 44-inch tyres with custom rims, a
stereo with Bluetooth and iPod integration as well as a CD/DVD player, and
five driver assist cameras for those tricky supermarket parking spaces. It
has an eight-cylinder engine, though UK drivers may be dismayed to learn
it’s only in left hand drive, as well as the fact it has no weaponry.”
Roy J. Stewart, Q.C., received an honorary doctor of law degree on May 26,
2017 from the University of Northern British Columbia during its convocation.
This honour was given in recognition of the important role Mr. Stewart
played during the creation of UNBC: he worked for several years to
cause UNBC to be created by special act of the legislature in 1992. Mr. Stewart
is recognized as its founder. He was the first president of the UNBC
Foundation and developed the first fundraising campaign entitled “North to
the Future”. He continues to practise law in Prince George, the site of the
main campus of UNBC.