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For immediate release June 3, 2014

Law Society members to have a special general meeting on June 10

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:


Vancouver Vancouver Convention Centre East, Exhibition Hall A, 999 Canada Place
Abbotsford University of the Fraser Valley, Theatre B101, 33844 King Road
Castlegar Quality Inn Castlegar, Monte Carlo Room, 1935 Columbia Avenue
Cranbrook Best Western Cranbrook Hotel, DW Krocker, Room 1019 Cranbrook Street N
Dawson Creek Holiday Inn Express Hotel, Ballroom, 12217 4th Street
Kamloops The Plaza Heritage Hotel, Blackwell Hall, 405 Victoria Street
Kelowna The Coast Capri Hotel, Ballroom, 1171 Harvey Avenue
Nanaimo The Coast Bastion Inn, Ballroom, 11 Bastion Street
New Westminster The Metro Banquet Hall and Events Centre, Ballroom, 759 Carnarvon Street
Prince George The Coast Inn of the North, George Evenoff Room, 770 Brunswick Street
Prince Rupert The Crest Hotel, British Columbia Room, 222 1 Ave W
Smithers Perry & Company, Boardroom, Unit 2, 3842 3rd Avenue
Surrey New City Hall, Centre Stage, 13450 104 Avenue
Terrace Best Western Plus Terrace Inn, Skeena 2 Room, 4553 Greig Avenue
Victoria McPherson Playhouse, 3 Centennial Square
Williams Lake Williams 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
  Taylore Ashlie
Director of Communications and Knowledge Management