2023 Bencher Candidate Statements on Diversity and Equity

31 Oct 2023 3:47 PM | Anonymous

An election is being held for Benchers of the Law Society of British Columbia in Vancouver County, Victoria County, Westminster County, District of Okanagan, Cariboo County, Prince Rupert County, and District of Kamloops for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2024, and ending December 31, 2025. Voting will open on Wednesday, November 1, 2023, and close at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 14, 2023. More information about the election, including candidate biographies and election statements, can be found here

Given that part of the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (British Columbia) Society‚Äôs mandate is to promote equity and opportunity, we wrote to the Bencher candidates inviting them to respond and provide their positions on questions regarding equity and diversity. 

Please find the statements we received here. 

We sincerely thank all candidates who took the time to provide their statements. 

The views expressed are those of the candidates and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of FACL BC.

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