News Release
June 03, 2014

The members of the Law Society will be attending a special general meeting on June 10, 2014 in various locations throughout the province. The nature of the business to be considered at the meeting is a resolution directing the Benchers to declare that Trinity Western University is not an approved faculty of law for the purposes of the Law Society’s admissions program.

The meeting will commence at 12:30 pm PDT. Lawyers will be able to vote until 6:00 pm, at which time the ballots will be tallied. The final result will be made available on the Law Society’s website.

The meeting will be held in the following locations, linked by telephone:


VancouverVancouver Convention Centre East, Exhibition Hall A, 999 Canada Place

AbbotsfordUniversity of the Fraser Valley, Theatre B101, 33844 King Road

CastlegarQuality Inn Castlegar, Monte Carlo Room, 1935 Columbia Avenue

CranbrookBest Western Cranbrook Hotel, DW Krocker, Room 1019 Cranbrook Street N

Dawson CreekHoliday Inn Express Hotel, Ballroom, 12217 4th Street

KamloopsThe Plaza Heritage Hotel, Blackwell Hall, 405 Victoria Street

KelownaThe Coast Capri Hotel, Ballroom, 1171 Harvey Avenue

NanaimoThe Coast Bastion Inn, Ballroom, 11 Bastion Street

New WestminsterThe Metro Banquet Hall and Events Centre, Ballroom, 759 Carnarvon Street

Prince GeorgeThe Coast Inn of the North, George Evenoff Room, 770 Brunswick Street

Prince RupertThe Crest Hotel, British Columbia Room, 222 1 Ave W

SmithersPerry & Company, Boardroom, Unit 2, 3842 3rd Avenue

SurreyNew City Hall, Centre Stage, 13450 104 Avenue

TerraceBest Western Plus Terrace Inn, Skeena 2 Room, 4553 Greig Avenue

VictoriaMcPherson Playhouse, 3 Centennial Square

Williams LakeWilliams Lake Courthouse, Courtroom 410, 540 Borland Street


*Accredited members of the media wishing to attend are asked to pre-register by contacting

The Law Society of British Columbia regulates the more than 11,000 practising lawyers in the province, setting and enforcing standards of professional conduct that ensure the public is well-served by a competent, honourable legal profession.


For further information contact:


Ryan-Sang Lee
Communications Officer
604.443.5708 Taylore Ashlie
Director of Communications and Knowledge Management