THE ADVOCATE 469
VOL. 77 PART 3 MAY 2019
Dennis K. Hori was appointed to the B.C. Supreme Court on February 8,
2019 and will be resident in Kelowna. Justice Hori had been a partner with
Fulton & Company since 1988. He also served on the executive of the Trial
Lawyers Association of British Columbia and was its president in 2013.
On March 8, 2019, the Honourable Patrice Abrioux, a justice of the B.C.
Supreme Court, was appointed a justice of the B.C. Court of Appeal.
Also on March 8, 2019, Amy D. Francis, formerly with Legacy Tax + Trust
Lawyers, and Karen F. Douglas, formerly with Harper Grey, were
appointed justices of the B.C. Supreme Court. Justice Francis replaces Justice
G.B. Butler, who was appointed to the B.C. Court of Appeal on August
29, 2018. Justice Douglas replaces Justice R.N. Brown (Chilliwack), who
elected supernumerary status on August 1, 2018.
On February 25, 2019, Clarke Burnett was appointed as a judge of the B.C.
Provincial Court. His appointment fills a vacancy in Kelowna. On March 11,
2019, retired Judge William Rodgers and Lori Plater were appointed per
diem judicial justices of the Provincial Court. Judge Rodgers is an honorary
colonel of the 15th Field Artillery Regiment. Judge Plater previously sat as
a judicial justice in Calgary.
Steven G. Schwartz and Bruce Elwood were each appointed as a master of
the Supreme Court on February 19, 2019. Master Schwartz will be resident
in Kelowna, and Master Elwood will be resident in Vancouver.
“To those of you texting in regarding the news item about the Vera Lynn
tribute flypast, this event has been hampered by poor weather, not by Paul
Weller.”—BBC Radio 6 announcement.
Linda J. Murray was appointed as a member of the Saanich Police Board by
the municipal council of the District of Saanich for a term ending December
Nancy Merrill, Q.C., and David M.G. Newell were both appointed members
of the Health Professions Review Board for terms ending December 31,
In May 1914, the Komagata Maru arrived in British Columbia. See more on
this incredible story in the article commencing on page 351 of this issue.
Say it isn’t so! The editorial staff of the Advocate normally contents itself
with changing words, not the law, but we seem inadvertently to have