Sunday, March 28, 2010

British Columbia Court of Appeal 100th Anniversary

The British Columbia Court of Appeal is one hundred years old. There are a number of events scheduled through the year to celebrate the centenary, including special sittings as described in the British Columbia Court of Appeal’s 100th Anniversary Event Website as follows:

Victoria, Friday 8 January 2010
In Victoria, on Friday, 8 January 2010, the Court of Appeal held the first event in celebration of the Court’s centenary. During the day, judges of the Court visited several Victoria area schools to meet with students. The Court then held a special sitting in the Heritage courtroom at the Maritime Museum, followed by a black tie Bench & Bar dinner at Government House, hosted by the Lieutenant Governor. A photograph and news story appeared in the Victoria Times-Colonist on Saturday 9 January. The Court thanks the organizers, including lawyers of the Victoria Bar Association, Law Society of British Columbia, and Canadian Bar Association, and also staff of the Justice Education Society.

Vancouver, Friday 26 March 2010
Friday 26 March 2010 at 4:00 p.m., in the Great Hall of the Law Courts, 800 Smithe St., Vancouver.

Prince George, 13 or 14 September 2010, time and place TBA
Monday or Tuesday, 13 or 14 September 2010. Precise time and location TBA by local organizers closer to the date.

Kamloops, 18 or 19 October 2010, time TBA
Monday or Tuesday 18 or 19 October 2010. Precise time TBA by organizers closer to the date. At the Courthouse, 223 – 455 Columbia St., Kamloops (room TBA).

Kelowna, 1 or 2 November 2010
Monday or Tuesday 1 or 2 November 2010. Precise time TBA by organizers closer to the date. At the Courthouse, 1355 Water St., Kelowna (room TBA).

You can read more about the 100th anniversary and view some photographs at the website here.

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