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Maureen E. Baird, Q.C., was reappointed as a part-time member and designated
vice-chair of the Safety Standards Appeal Board for a term ending
May 15, 2024.
BBC News reported that a Belgian legal database was recently discovered to
have erroneously copied a six-step vegetarian recipe for asparagus into the
text of legislation on the price of drugs and medical supplies. As delicious
as the recipe was, it was apparently deleted from the reported legislation.
Kathleen (Kathy) M. Kendall, Q.C., was appointed to the board of Thompson
Rivers University for a term ending July 31, 2022.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit noted, in a conspiracy
case, that “each defendant would isolate himself from a general conspiracy
by claiming only partial participation. It is true that each defendant may
not have been present on every occasion and each may have had a somewhat
different role but the thread of continuity was as visible as Ariadne’s
thread which led Theseus safely through the Cretan labyrinth after his
Minotaur adventure”: United States of America v. Kellerman, 431 F.2d 139
Johanne Alison Christine Blenkin was appointed as a member of the
board of governors of the Notary Foundation of British Columbia for a term
ending May 19, 2022.
B.C. place names: Denman Island (49” 32’ 45” 124” 47’ 31”), situated
between Hornby and Vancouver Islands. Spanish explorer José Narváez
named Hornby and Denman Islands the Islas de Lerena after Spanish politician
Pedro Lopez de Lerena. Denman was renamed by Capt. George
Richards about 1864. Rear Admiral Joseph Denman was commander-inchief
of the Pacific Station, 1864–66, based in Esquimalt, on his flagship
HMS Sutlej. He was the son of Lord Chief Justice Thomas Denman, a
famous British opponent of slavery. Denman Island boasts some 1,000 residents
who make a living from mixed farming, logging and tourism.
Exasperated by the proposition that actual notice should be ignored if technical
service procedures had not been followed, the Superior Court of New
Jersey, Law Division, Cumberland County wrote: “the mechanism of substituted
service, ‘long-arm service’ and mail service are vital to the functioning
of the judicial system”, but “the system is but a means to an end, which
end is the constitutional obligation that due and proper notice and the