Society Media Coverage History

This is a history of media coverage specifically mentioning
In Their Name/BC Wrongful Death Law Society
and calls for legislative modernization of the province’s wrongful death laws.

For general wrongful death news stories, please check out these blog posts.

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January 25th, 2023
‘A Burning Sense of Injustice’


November 2nd, 2022
A mother demands justice after the death of her baby

September 21st, 2022
The prospect for reform in the Wrongful Death Law in BC after over a century: Fears and hopes

August 25th, 2022
Grieving relatives of fatal crash victim question ICBC no-fault policy, lack of death benefits

June 20th, 2022
Mother whose daughter died after being turned away from Lion’s Gate ER says system needs to be fixed

May 8th 2022
Mothers for Justice Memorial Walk

May 7th 2022
B.C. families seek justice for lost loved ones, call for wrongful death law reform
March to change B.C.’s wrongful death laws


August 10th, 2021
What’s a life worth? Death of B.C. toddler in horrific crash raises questions about compensation

February 19th, 2021
Daughter said ‘don’t cry, mum’ in haunting last words before dying of infection docs missed THREE times
A Families Fight part two

February 18th, 2021
A local family demands change after the death of their daughter

February 15th, 2021
14 families launch PSA demanding change to B.C.’s wrongful death laws
Grieving families say their lost loved ones are ‘worthless’ under B.C. law, call for changes
Squamish local featured in advocacy campaign on Family Day

February 1st, 2021
Tuff City Radio Live Interview – MLA Mike de Jong, Ann Forry & In Their Name President Michael-James Pennie

January 7th, 2021
Mother seeks changes to wrongful death laws, saying daughter died at LGH from undiagnosed infection
EDITORIAL: BC wrongful death laws need to change


December 23rd, 2020
Fighting for justice in wrongful death law – Mornings with Simi
BC Wrongful Death Law Reform Society Live on The Jill Bennett Show CKNW News Talk 980

December 22nd, 2020
Ann Forry & Darryl Hermary on The Jill Bennett Show CKNW News Talk 980
Family calling for answers, changes after death of 29-year-old woman in B.C. hospital

December 21st, 2020
B.C. mom wants justice after daughter dies from undiagnosed infection, despite multiple hospital visits
Mother demands justice for daughter who died of infection despite 4 hospital visits in 10 days

July 18th, 2020
‘You can’t just shoot a man and walk away,’ says mom of South Surrey man killed by police in 2015


October 23rd, 2019
B.C. parents sue city and province in 12-year-old daughter’s drowning at lake

November 3rd, 2017
Driver pays $230 fine nearly 2 years after party bus death

February 14th, 2017
No compensation for family of teen killed in crash

October 1st, 2015
In Their Name & In Their Honour: Decade-Long Quest Continues for Families Seeking Justice

April 29th, 2014
Case of fatal hang-gliding mishap shows insufficiency of civil wrongful-death law

March 20th, 2014
Compensation in wrongful death cases remains inadequate

March 16th, 2014
Ian Mulgrew: Pickton settlement puts B.C.’s inadequate wrongful death law in the spotlight.

March 14th, 2014
Amarpreet Sivia’s family wants wrongful death law changed

January 5th, 2013
Mom fights for parents’ right to sue

October 29th, 2012
Family fights for accountability

September 26th, 2011
Group urges medical malpractice law change

September 26th, 2011
Successful lawsuits will spark change

September 25th, 2011
Families fight wrongful death law

September 23rd, 2011
Movement builds to allow wrongful death suits in B.C.

July 6th, 2010
There’s something wrong with B.C.’s wrongful death laws

June 4th, 2009
Wrongful Death Legislation Required throughout Canada

Spring 2009
Time to Enact a Wrongful Death Act

October 8th, 2008
Mother Still Calling for Justice 11 Years after Her Daughter was Killed

June 19th, 2008
Surviving Family Members Call for a Wrongful Death Act

December 20th, 2007
B.C. law means hospitals don’t pay for fatal mistakes

May 13th, 2007
Child’s death in British Columbia goes uncompensated