At its annual general meeting on October 22, 2020 the Canadian Justice Review Board elected lawyer Philip Slayton as a new director, and elected Ms. E.F. Marshall as chairperson for the upcoming year. To review the Chairman's Annual Report click here.
Survivors of sexual assault should be able to have faith in the justice system.. If can be said that decisions of the Supreme Court have caused some judges to believe that they are free to make inappropriate comments then Bill C-3 is an important step in the right direction. Parliament has recognized that the performance of its regulator the Canadian Judicial Council (CJC) has been an abject failure and is taking direct action .
At its annual general meeting on October 22, 2019 the Canadian Justice Review Board elected lawyer David Franklin of Toronto Ontario as a new directors. To review the Chairman's Annual Report click here.
At its annual general meeting in October 2018 the Canadian Justice Review Board elected Glenn Lucas SCV, RPM, CIC, of Kinburn Ontario as a new directors. To review the Chairman's Annual Report click here.
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.
It has been my pleasure to have served as your chairman for the past three years and I welcome chairman elect Ted DeCoste, professor emeritus faculty of law University of Alberta.
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