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Todd A. McKendrick was appointed as a member of the Notaries Public
Board of Examiners for a term of two years.
Writing of the property rights especially of cohabiting couples who were not
legally married, Lord Justice Carnwath noted that “to the detached
observer, the result may seem like a witch’s brew into which various esoteric
ingredients have been stirred over the years, and in which different
ideas bubble to the surface at different times. They include implied trust,
constructive trust, resulting trust, presumption of advancement, proprietary
estoppel, unjust enrichment, and so on. These ideas are likely to
mean nothing to laymen, and often little more to the lawyers who use
them”: Stack v. Dowden, 2005 EWCA Civ 857.
CBABC acclaimed three outstanding legal professionals on June 23, 2018 at
the annual branch awards luncheon. Congratulations to Zara Suleman,
Equality & Diversity Award recipient; Gregory J. Heywood, recipient of the
Harry Rankin, QC Pro Bono Award; and The Honourable Mr. Justice
Thomas J. Crabtree, President’s Medal recipient.
Opened in 2016, Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California is the country’s
first solar-powered sports stadium.
The website WebMD.com notes that “witch hazel extracts contain antioxidant
compounds that may protect against sunburn and aging from the sun”.
Daphne E. Stancil was reappointed as a member of the British Columbia
Farm Industry Review Board for a term ending July 31, 2020.
On June 29, 2018, Governor General Julie Payette appointed former Chief
Justice of Canada Beverley McLachlin to the Order of Canada as a recipient
of its highest accolade, Companion of the Order of Canada.
The Warlocks are an international biker gang based in Florida.
The term “witches” is sometimes used to refer to strong winds blowing over
the Great Lakes in the fall (like the “witch of November” referred to in Gordon
Lightfoot’s “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald”).
Wendy A. King was appointed as a member of the board of directors of the
Royal British Columbia Museum for a term ending December 31, 2019.
Forgotten English: Transhumance.
The action or practice of moving livestock from one grazing ground to
another in a seasonal cycle, typically to lowlands in winter and highlands