Law Reform

The prospect for reform in the Wrongful Death Law in BC after over a century: Fears and hopes

Canada’s legal system is based on the English and French systems. Explorers and colonists brought these systems to Canada in the 17th and 18th centuries. Although many of these laws have evolved with time, in some cases, there has been little or no change.

One of these laws in the province of British Columbia is the “Wrongful Death Law”. Don Renaud, a lawyer and one of the founders of the Non-profit association, “BC Wrongful Death Law Reform Society”, explained the history of this law in the British Empire, to Hamyaari Media:

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B.C. man paralyzed by crash launches legal challenge against ICBC’s no-fault insurance

As seen on Global News by Sean Boynton & Catherine Urquhart on July 5th, 2022. A Saanich, B.C., man who was paralyzed by a car crash last year is launching a legal challenge against ICBC’s no-fault insurance model, arguing its cap on compensation claims violates his constitutional rights. Tim Schober was hit by a vehicle […]

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