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VOL. 76 PART 6 NOVEMBER 2018
He replaces Justice S.A. Griffin, who was appointed to the Court of Appeal
on February 6, 2018.
Karen Horsman was appointed a justice of the Supreme Court of British
Columbia in Vancouver. She replaces Justice P.J. Pearlman, who resigned
in May 2018.
Geoffrey B. Gomery, Q.C., was appointed a justice of the Supreme Court of
British Columbia in Vancouver.
The Honourable Madam Justice Heather Holmes became the Associate
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court on June 21, 2018.
The Honourable Mr. Justice Neill Brown of the Supreme Court in Chilliwack
became supernumerary on August 1, 2018.
The Honourable Mr. Justice Francis Cole of the Supreme Court in Vancouver
retired on July 18, 2018.
The Honorable Mr. Justice Peter Lowry of the Court of Appeal retired on
June 30, 2018.
For aspiring judges looking for a courthouse to call home, you may want to
consider these statistics reported by the Weather Network in 2015. Of Canadian
cities, Kamloops had the “hottest average afternoon high temperature
in the summer”, Penticton ranked #2, Kelowna #4 and Vernon #11. Prince
Rupert had the coolest average summer temperature. Cranbrook ranked #10
in the sunniest summer ranks, with Vernon at #15.
Subsection 6(1) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms provides:
“Every citizen of Canada has the right to enter, remain in and leave
November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of what was then
regarded as the “war to end all wars”.
As of mid-September, reportedly only fifty-two per cent of B.C.’s approximately
27,000 societies had transitioned under the Societies Act. The Societies
Act transition application filing deadline is November 28, 2018.
Writing for the Boston Globe, William F. Buckley, Jr., ever the curmudgeon,
had these observations on The Beatles in 1964:
An estimable critic writing for National Review, after seeing Presley
writhe his way through one of Ed Sullivan’s shows … suggested that
future entertainers would have to wrestle with live octopuses in order to
entertain a mass American audience. The Beatles don’t in fact do this, but