As a result of Treasury Board Order No. 2020-0603, Fiscal Year 2019/2020 was the last year in which there was pay equity between civil and criminal lawyers working in the BC Public Service. Effective April 1, 2019, both Crown and Civil lawyers received a 1.51% pay increase. This was consistent …

After serving 12 years as BCGLA president, Sandra Wilkinson has been appointed as a Justice of the BC Supreme Court. Our heartfelt thanks and congratulations to Justice Wilkinson. Read the Government of Canada press release here: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-justice/news/2020/05/government-of-canada-announces-a-judicial-appointment-in-the-province-of-british-colombia.html  

It is bittersweet news for the BCGLA. Our Vice President, Matthew Taylor has been appointed to the BC Supreme Court. Congratulations Justice Taylor – We wish you well and thank you for your leadership! Read Justice Taylor’s Government of Canada bio here: https://www.canada.ca/en/department-justice/news/2020/03/government-of-canada-announces-judicial-appointments-in-the-province-of-british-columbia.html

At the Annual General Meeting of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) in Ottawa on February 19, 2020, the CBA resolved to: “urge federal, provincial and territorial governments to affirm the distinct work of public sector lawyers by maintaining an appropriate complement of public sector lawyers necessary to support good governance …

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2019 / 20 Board of Directors and Executive Announced At the October 22, 2019  AGM a new Board member was appointed and your Board has appointed this year’s executive as follows: Board of Directors:  Margo Foster, Gareth Morley,  and Melanie Murray (Victoria) and Matthew Taylor, Micah Weintraub (Vancouver) Executive:  President: Gareth Morley, …

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Please note: If not already a member, this is a two step process 1) Fill out an application form BCGLA Application for membership Send completed form to: British Columbia Government Lawyers Association Attention: Micah Weintraub, Membership Director (604) 660-5126 1301-865 Hornby Street Vancouver, BC  V6Z 2G3 2) Register online: Here

About the BCGLA

The BCGLA was incorporated in 1992 under the Society Act of British Columbia as the LSB Lawyers Association. Our name changed to the British Columbia Government Lawyers Association at the end of 2017.  We are now governed by the Societies Act.  We are a voluntary association which represents member interests.  …

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This BCGLA website has public access content (what you see now) and members only access content (LOG IN at the top right hand corner of the page). The Member Access Section provides a one-stop centre for salary information, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment. It also has access …