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The fight for a fair wrongful death law has generated considerable media attention in British Columbia. All major news sources, including the Vancouver Sun, the Province, CTV and CBC, have reported on the campaign, as well as local media throughout the province.

This news archive provides a history of the campaign. It demonstrates the need for a wrongful death law in BC that is just and equal—that is accessible to all British Columbians.

The BC Wrongful Death Law Reform Society’s Position on No-Fault

Commentary: SHOCKED – just when we were working with the Attorney General to ensure victim rights and access to justice for wrongful death… …the NDP government moves two steps backwards introducing no-fault aka no pain & suffering compensation aka victim welfare aka no access to justice. This legislation will be disastrous for ensuring victim rights […]

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Coronavirus Proves That Government Cannot Be Trusted to Take Care of You – YOUR Health is YOUR Responsibility

Commentary: For weeks leading up to the Coronavirus pandemic our leaders in government failed to enact measures to prevent the spread of the virus. In fact, not only did they fail to enact, early on they ENCOURAGED the public to undertake social gatherings in the name of exploiting the opportunity for anti-racism virtue signalling.  Proving […]

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Survivorship Bias – The Wrongfully Killed in BC Tell No Stories…

Survivorship bias or survival bias is the logical error of concentrating on the people or things that made it past some selection process and overlooking those that did not, typically because of their lack of visibility. This can lead to false conclusions in several different ways. It is a form of selection bias. In British Columbia, unlike the other provinces and […]

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Whistleblower says she was ostracized after raising concerns about ‘widespread failures’

The article below describes how a Vancouver Island Health Authority employee Veronica McCaffrey, who has practised law for 36 years, discovered widespread failures in the medical system. Under Law Society of BC Professional Code of Conduct Guidelines, specifically section 3.2-8, she was professionally obliged to bring this misconduct to the attention of executive leadership. She […]

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