A Conversation with Attorney General David Eby, QC 

Jun. 17, 2020
Webinar Online

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Developments in the Justice System
 

 

Speaker:

The Honourable David Eby, QC, Attorney General of British Columbia

Date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020  | 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm (Pacific Time)

Fee:

Registration is closed

CPD Hours: 1 Hour of Approved Continuing Professional Development in BC.
This webinar is accredited for Practice Management.

Synopsis

What will he say?

Join CBABC President Ken Armstrong in conversation with David Eby, QC, Attorney General of BC, about the developments in our justice system in the time of the pandemic.

The Attorney General will answer questions suggested by members through a
Thoughtexchange!

 

Do you have a question for the Attorney General?
 

Click on the Participate button below to share your questions for the Attorney General and then rate 15-20 of the thoughts of others. Your input will guide the conversation with the AG so that we can ask the questions that are most important to you. Your participation is confidential, so no one will know who shared or rated which thoughts.

EXTENDED: Please come back often until June 15th at 12 PM to rate thoughts shared by others.

 

 


About David Eby QC, Attorney General of BC

David Eby, Q.C., is the MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey; he was first elected in 2013.

David was re-elected in 2017 to serve a second term in the B.C. Legislature and in July 2017 was appointed to his current role as Attorney General by Premier John Horgan. David is also responsible for gambling policy, liquor policy and the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC).

Since being appointed Attorney General, David has been the lead Minister on multiple priority government initiatives, including:

  • the establishment of a provincial public inquiry into money laundering (the Cullen Commission) following his work exposing large-scale trans-national money laundering centred in the Lower Mainland;
  • a provincial ban on union and corporate political donations;
  • award-winning reforms to protect British Columbians’ free expression from silencing SLAPP lawsuits;
  • laws enabling a national class-action against opioid producers and manufacturers for their alleged role in the overdose crisis;
  • B.C.’s first government whistleblower protection system;
  • lobbying law reform to prevent government insiders from acting as lobbyists;
  • extensive reforms to B.C.’s public auto insurance system cutting losses at the provincial insurer by $1 billion while increasing benefits; and
  • the modernization of B.C.’s national class action, international arbitration, and domestic arbitration systems.
     

 

About Kenneth Armstrong, President, CBABC

Ken Armstrong is the President of the CBA BC Branch for the 2019-20 term. He is a 25-year member of the Canadian Bar Association, with many years volunteering on CBA national and branch committees, focused on legal aid and government relations. He also served over 20 years on CBABC Provincial Council. 

Mr. Armstrong has been practicing motor vehicle accident litigation since 1997 and has focused his practice on defending insurance claims since 1999. He has developed his expertise spending hundreds of hours in trial work. In 2008, Ken joined Stewart & Company – now known as Armstrong Naish Trial Lawyers. He became a partner in 2014 and has been the Managing Partner since 2016. His practice currently focuses on major loss claims and appellate work. He has particular expertise in liability matters, thoracic outlet syndrome and mild traumatic brain injury claims.

He has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia, the Tax Court of Canada, the Human Rights Tribunal, and as an Adjudicator under the Canada Labour Code. His trial experience includes over 30 Supreme Court of British Columbia trials, whether judge alone or jury. He has taught lawyers on matters within motor vehicle accident litigation, including conducting jury trials.

Mr. Armstrong obtained a Bachelor of Laws in 1995 from the University of Alberta and was admitted to the Bar of British Columbia in 1996.

 


Acknowledging First Nations Territories
This webinar is hosted by CBABC, which is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh and Musqueam First Nations. We encourage our members to explore the rich history and knowledge of Indigenous people, and to continue learning about their experience in Canada, past and present.
 


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