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VOL. 79 PART 3 MAY 2021
Jacqueline Tarantino was appointed as a public member of the board of
the College of Chiropractors of British Columbia for a term ending January
To honour the memory of Joseph J. Arvay, O.C., O.B.C., Q.C., LL.D., the
University of Victoria Faculty of Law has created a legacy fund in his name.
The fund aims to support and inspire a new generation of law students to
follow in Joe’s footsteps as a visionary public interest law advocate. Should
you wish to contribute, donations can be made online: <extrweb.uvic.ca/
Deborah L. Charrois was appointed as a public member of the board of the
College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia for a term ending
December 31, 2023.
An Octopus is a kind of amusement ride that the New Brunswick Court of
Appeal described, in a personal injury case, as “a machine consisting of
eight arms radiating from a hub with bucket seats, which revolve or swivel,
… attached to the end of each of the arms. When the Octopus is put in
motion the occupants of the seats are spun around and outwards by centrifugal
force”: Lavoie v. Lavoie (1983), 145 D.L.R. (3d) 158.
Andres E. Barker and Karen E. Jewell were appointed as vice chairs of the
Labour Relations Board for terms ending April 30, 2025. David D. Chesman,
Q.C., Stephanie A. Drake and Brett Matthews were also appointed as vice
chairs of the Labour Relations Board, but for terms ending July 30, 2025.
“Octopuses”, not “octopi”, is the plural of “octopus”.
While they are marine creatures, octopuses have some prominence on or in
relation to land at various places across British Columbia as well. Octopus
Mountain, at 2,932 m, is located in the Mitchell Range of the Canadian Rockies
and straddles the border between Kootenay National Park and Mount
Assiniboine Provincial Park. There is an Octopus Creek in the West Kootenays
just south of Fauquier on Lower Arrow Lake. The creek was purportedly
named when an inebriated passenger on the SS Rossland mistook an
upside-down stump for a tentacled sea creature. More appropriately named
is Octopus Islands Marine Provincial Park, a group of small islands totalling
762 hectares (404 hectares of upland and 458 hectares of foreshore), which
provide a protected marine environment on the northeast side of Quadra
Island at the southern tip of Sonora Island and the junction of Quadra,
Sonora and Maurelle Islands.