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VOL. 80 PART 5 SEPTEMBER 2022
Aman S. Bindra is now with KSW Lawyers, having been with Fasken previously.
Allison K. Sharkey moves to Clark Wilson from Norton Rose Fulbright.
Renee M. Gagnon comes on board at Harper Grey from Bennett
Jones. Also joining Harper Grey is April D. Wilkinson, who leaves Porter
Ramsay in Kelowna. Graham R. Nattress is now at Overholt Law, having
departed from the Flight Centre Travel Group as its in-house legal counsel.
Matthew Cooperwilliams teams up with Richard E.K. Truman to form
Cooperwilliams Truman, where they are joined by Eric Ito.
PBS helpfully explains that rhinoceroses are “odd-toed ungulates (hoofed
mammals) in the family Rhinocerotidae … . The word rhinoceros comes
from the Greek words rhino meaning ‘nose’ and ceros meaning ‘horn’”. It
adds: “Both species of African rhinos, black and white rhinos, are the same
color. They’re both brownish-gray.”
Kasandra B. Cronin, Q.C., Tamara A.D. Hodge and David Michael Ruse
were all appointed judges of the Provincial Court of British Columbia.
Aamna A. Afsar was appointed as a judicial justice in and for the Province
of British Columbia on a part-time basis for one fixed term of ten years.
Simmi K. Sandhu was appointed chair of the Civil Resolution Tribunal of
BC for a term ending June 13, 2025. Kathryn M. Campbell was reappointed
as a vice chair of the Civil Resolution Tribunal for a term ending December
Concurring in United States of America v. Jones, 455 F.3d 800 (7th Cir. 2006),
Circuit Judge Easterbrook replaced the “pink elephant” with our featured
creature: “Telling juries not to infer from the defendant’s criminal record
that someone who violated the law once is likely to do so again is like telling
jurors to ignore the pink rhinoceros that just sauntered into the courtroom.”
Geoffrey Plant, Q.C., Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Q.C. and Maureen Maloney,
Q.C. were each awarded membership in the Order of British Columbia
on August 1, 2022 by Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of British
Columbia and Chancellor of the Order of British Columbia.
In late July 2022, the Honourable Murray Rankin, Q.C., was appointed as
Acting Attorney General of British Columbia following the announcement
by then Attorney General David Eby, Q.C., of his intention to seek the leadership
of the governing New Democratic Party.