Thursday, April 09, 2009

Canada Bar Association B.C. Branch Law Day

Over the next couple of weeks, the Canadian Bar Association will be presenting Law Day at various locations throughout British Columbia.

Kelowna Law Day is on Saturday, April 18, 2009. According to the press release,

On Saturday, April 18th from 10AM to 2PM all residents of Kelowna are invited to the Kelowna Courthouse at 1355 Water Street to learn about what the justice system is doing to keep us safe on the streets and in our homes, while upholding the rights of all Canadians under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

The Law Day Open House will include a mock trial, lawyers in attendance who can answer questions in various areas of law, an immigration ceremony, informative displays and community booths, courthouse tours, police and fire department demonstrations, and many more exciting events.

On Law Day, the Canadian Bar Association British Columbia Branch will also hold its province-wide “Dial-A-Lawyer” as part of Law Week­­. Kelowna area residents are invited to call 1.800.663.1919 between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm to speak with a lawyer for up to 15 minutes at no cost.

Other Law Day locations and times include:

in Kamloops at the the Kamloops Law Courts on Thursday, April 16th from 5:30 – 8:00PM;

in Vancouver at the Central Vancouver Public Library on Saturday, April 25th from 10AM to 3PM;

in Terrace at Terrace Legal Services Society and the Terrace Courthouse on Law Day, Thursday, April 16th from 12-4 PM;and

in Fort St. John April 16th at the Courthouse and RCMP Detachment there are
• Courthouse Tours 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
• Mock Trial of Goldilocks 7:00 PM
• RCMP Detachment Tours 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
as well as other events on April 8 and 30.

For more information, including events in other cities, check out the Law Week website.

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