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president of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and a founder of Canadian
content rules for broadcasting.
Stacy F. Robertson was reappointed as a member and designated as vice
chair of the Hospital Appeal Board for a term ending December 31, 2020.
The Honourable Victoria Gray, Q.C., was appointed a commissioner
under the Members’ Conflict of Interest Act, a statute intended to ensure that
Members of the Legislature do not use elected office to further their private
The Civil Resolution Tribunal welcomed as tribunal members Rogelio B.
Bagabuyo, Richard M. James McAndrew, Charles C. McCarthy and Rama
Sood, all of whom have terms ending January 2, 2023.
This curious description of an item for sale appeared online: “Hand-made
willow coffin. Made by me last year on a course in Wales. Will fit someone
five foot seven with a shoulder width of 21 inches. My plans have changed.”
Members of British Columbia’s legal profession were recognized for their
exceptional contributions to the public interest at a ceremony held by the
Law Society on December 6, 2019. Claire E. Hunter, Q.C., received the Pro
Bono Award; Nancy Cameron, Q.C., received the Excellence in Family Law
Award; Raji Mangat received the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Award;
and the Leadership in Legal Aid Award was received by Marilyn Sandford,
Q.C., Christopher Johnson, Q.C., Peter Leask, Q.C., H. William Veenstra,
Q.C., and Richard Fowler, Q.C., on behalf of the Association of Legal Aid
Lawyers. 2019 marked the introduction of awards designed by Rod Smith, a
Kwakwaka’wakw sculptor based in Qualicum Beach.
Shawnee Monchalin was awarded the Law Society’s 2019 Indigenous
Scholarship. Ms. Monchalin, of Algonquin and Huron descent, is presently
completing her J.D. at the Peter A. Allard School of Law.
This was spotted in a marketing e-mail for a hotel: “Fancy doing something
different for Valentine’s? Single occupancy tariff available.”
The instruction manual for Slazenger swimming goggles cautions: “WARNING!
To be used only under competent supervision. It will not protect
In Cede & Co. v. Technicolor, Inc., No. 106, 1999 (2000), the Supreme Court of
the State of Delaware considered a case where a judge had “assigned the