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  • Constance Isherwood, B.C.'s oldest practicing lawyer, honoured by UBC CBC - Wed, 20 May, 2015

    Constance Isherwood, Q.C, aged 95, is being recognized for her extensive contributions to the legal community in B.C., and for helping to open doors for other women to … More »Constance Isherwood, B.C.'s oldest practicing lawyer, honoured by UBC

    Constance Isherwood, Q.C, aged 95, is being recognized for her extensive contributions to the legal community in B.C., and for helping to open doors for other women to become lawyers. In her more than 60-year career, she has received the Victoria Women's Pioneer's Award, a lifetime legacy award from the University of Victoria, …

  • Jim Parsons, a veteran Victoria Realtor who helped a mentally ill client buy a leaky condo listed by his son, is facing a five-year licence cancellation by the Real Estate Council of B.C. The Realtor claims a tent will be the only property he can afford if he loses his appeal of one of the longest suspensions ever ordered …

  • An Environment Ministry official had a perceived conflict of interest while working for Rio Tinto Alcan when the mining giant sought a controversial permit for its aluminum smelter in Kitimat, B.C., a Victoria lawyer alleges. Victoria-based lawyer Chris Tollefson says provincial environment protection officer Frazer McKenzie was …

  • Roughly 80 people have been evacuated from properties near Little Bobtail Lake and Naltesby Lake (Bobtail Lake) by the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako, and for Norman Lake by the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George since the blaze started earlier this week. Fire information officer Kevin Skrepnek says the fire …

  • Michael MacPherson, accused in death of Tanner Sinclair, gets bail

    Accused killer Michael MacPherson has been granted bail and will stay with his parents in Victoria while he awaits trial. The 33-year-old Whitehorse man is charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of Tanner Sinclair last summer. MacPherson has been in custody since he turned himself in to police in B.C. about …

  • Hannah Day, 5, has relapsed and will 'die at home', says devastated mom

    Hannah Day, of Victoria, B.C., who was thought to have overcome both stomach cancer and leukemia during her short life, has relapsed and will die at home, says her devastated mother. "It just all came crashing down, it's like, 'This is real, like, this is really happening,'" said Hannah's mother Brooke Ervin tearfully, …

 

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