News

The fight for a fair wrongful death law has generated considerable media attention in British Columbia. All major news sources, including CBC, CTV, Global, CKNW, the Vancouver Sun, and the Province 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

No-fault motor vehicle insurance legislation will be disastrous for ensuring victim rights and access to justice for the citizens of the province. We have sent a letter to the Attorney General’s office advising both on the history of ICBC and alternative measures that would allow us to solely focus on root cause prevention of accidents in the first place. 

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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 was then ignored, and thereafter strategically and maliciously undermined by her peers, including Vancouver Island Health Authority CEO Kathy MacNeil.

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