February 25, 2018

Dates set for Federal Court Judicial Review of HD Mining jobs

It's another legal loss for the operators of a new underground coal mine in northern BC. A Federal Court judge has authorized a judicial review sought by two building trades unions into the federal program letting HD Mining hire more than 200 Chinese employees for work that may have been done by Canadians.   The three-day review … [Read more...]

Judicial Review gets underway in BC Supreme Court over Vancouver Island park use permit

A Judicial Review beginning Monday in BC’s Supreme Court in Vancouver has champions for the environment crossing their fingers. The case, started by The Friends of Strathcona Park, challenges the Provincial Government's authority on how they protect parkland. At the centre of the case is a park use permit for a private resort on Vancouver … [Read more...]

Chief Justice of BC’s Supreme Court says our judicial system is at a tipping point

Days after announcing the judicial system in this Province is 'slowly being eroded' by underfunding, the Chief Justice of BC's Supreme Court is explaining why more money is needed.  "We can't silently sail towards the brink without bringing the issue to the attention of the bar and the larger community." Chief Justice Robert bauman says … [Read more...]