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uses of private property. Homeowners would be free to strew garbage on
their front lawn, graze sheep there, and broadcast Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony
24 hours a day through outdoor loudspeakers—all in the name of
the First Amendment.
Mr. Justice Peter G. Voith was appointed as a justice of appeal of the B.C.
Court of Appeal. Mr. Justice Voith replaces Madam Justice B.L. Fisher, who
elected to become a supernumerary justice effective January 2, 2020.
In 1985, the European Union adopted Beethoven’s “Ode to Joy”, from his
Ninth Symphony, as its official anthem. It had earlier also been the anthem
of the Council of Europe.
Jasmin Ahmad, Q.C., formerly counsel at Koffman Kalef LLP in Vancouver,
was appointed as a justice of the B.C. Supreme Court. Justice Ahmad
replaces Mr. Justice J.C. Grauer, who was elevated to the Court of Appeal
effective December 18, 2019.
Ian Caldwell, previously a master of the Supreme Court in New Westminster,
was appointed as a justice of the B.C. Supreme Court. Justice Caldwell
replaces Mr. Justice G.T.W. Bowden, who resigned effective October 1, 2019.
Judge Paul Michael Dohm was reappointed as an associate chief judge of
the B.C. Provincial Court for a term commencing November 8, 2020 and
ending November 8, 2023.
Proclaimed one church missive: “Next weekend’s Fasting & Prayer Conference
in Whitby includes all meals.” Another noted—perhaps inspiring the
interest in fasting—“Potluck supper Sunday at 5pm - prayer and medication
On September 1, 2020, Jennifer J.L. Brun took up the post of president of
the CBABC for the 2020/21 term.
Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts is one of only five places in the United
States that has a possessive apostrophe in its name. The others are: Carlos
Elmer’s Joshua View, Arizona; Clark’s Mountain, Oregon; Ike’s Point, New
Jersey; and John E’s Pond, Rhode Island.
Jessica H. Bowering was appointed as a director of the B.C. Ferry Authority
for a term ending March 31, 2022.
In Ward v. Rock Against Racism, 491 U.S. 781 (1989), Justice Marshall dissented
from a judgment holding that New York City’s sound-amplification