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British Columbia from Alberta. He was previously at Taylor Janis and is
now practising hirsute employment law at HHBG Lawyers. Christopher
Sharpe moves from Fasken to Clark Wilson.
Julianne K. Lamb, Q.C., a partner at Guild Yule LLP in Vancouver, was
appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Madam Justice
Lamb replaces Mr. Justice T.C. Armstrong (New Westminster), who
elected to become a supernumerary judge effective January 16, 2021.
Lauren Blake, principal lawyer at Legacy Tax + Trust Lawyers in Vancouver,
was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Madam Justice Blake replaces Mr. Justice H. Slade (Vancouver), who
elected to become a supernumerary judge effective March 31, 2021.
Jan Brongers, senior general counsel at Justice Canada in Vancouver, was
appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of British Columbia. Mr. Justice
Brongers replaces Mr. Justice M. McEwan (Nelson), who resigned on
August 31, 2020. The Chief Justice will be transferring Madam Justice L.
Lyster (Vancouver) into this vacancy see “New Judges” at p. 594 of this issue.
The vacancy is therefore located in Vancouver.
Her Honour Judge Lorianna Bennett was appointed to the B.C. Provincial
Court and sworn in on June 7, 2021. She will sit in the Interior Region with
chambers in Kamloops. Prior to her appointment, she was with Paul & Company
in Kamloops for 23 years.
Associate Chief Judge Susan Wishart has extended her term of office as an
Associate Chief Judge of the B.C. Provincial Court through to May 15, 2024.
In a case about copyright and contract issues related to dances choreographed
by Martha Graham, the founder of modern dance, the U.S. Court
of Appeals for the Second Circuit noted that she “had the myth of Ariadne
in mind when she selected Errand into the Maze as the title for the dance
that she created in 1947”: “Ariadne gave Theseus a ball of thread and
instructed him to unravel it as he entered the labyrinth that housed the
Minotaur so that Theseus could find his way out after he had slain the Minotaur”.
The court remarked that the title Errand into the Maze is also “appropriate
for the task this litigation presented to the District Court and now
presents to this Court. The critical events span sixty-five years, many of the
pertinent facts are obscured by inadequate record-keeping, and the copyright
issues require consideration of several provisions of both the 1909 and