It is with great sadness that the Board of Directors must announce the passing of our Chairman Frederick (Ted) DeCoste, professor emeritus of the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta, who died at home in Edmonton on February 16, 2018. Ted was first elected to the Board June 12, 2008 and was elected chairman in October 2015. He served in that position until his unexpected passing. Our vice-chairman Wallace Craig will be our acting chairman until the next annual general meeting..
At its annual general meeting in October 2017 the Canadian Justice Review Board elected two new directors; Anthony Kaluzny of Grimsby Ontario and Allison Koolijman of Vernon British Columbia. To review the Chairman's Annual Report click here.
I am pleased to report that over the past year the CJRB increased its readership and online presence significantly. Our colleague director Larry Elford in Lethbridge AB oversaw the launch of a CJRB Facebook page.
According to Marshall, the first part of section 14 of Ontario's Municipal Act, says that a bylaw has no power if it runs contrary to a piece of federal or provincial legislation, or if it attempts to counter "an instrument of a legislative nature, including an order, licence or approval, made or issued under a provincial or federal Act or regulation."
Wallace Gilby Craig, LLB’54; Vice Chair, Canadian Justice Review Board; part time member, Canadian Human Rights Tribunal 2007-2010; BC Provincial Court Judge 1975-2001; author- Podcast Audio Length: 1:24