News from Dom Bautista and Amici Curiae

Amici Curiae is excited to announce it is launching a new legal forms workshop in partnership with the Vancouver Public Library.  This new workshop will ultimately be at the centrally located Oakridge Branch and will offer assistance with legal forms, including in the areas of:

 

    ·         BC Court of Appeals (civil and family law matters);

    ·         Supreme Court of BC Civil and family law matters;

2016-2017 VALL Membership Survey - Closing Date

The 2016-2017 VALL Membership Survey will close at 10:00am  on Tuesday August 22nd, 2017. Be sure to get your responses in as they will be digested, and discussed at the next VALL Executives meeting.

Thank you to all who have already submitted!

2016-2017 VALL Membership Survey

Dear VALL Members,

 

We would greatly appreciate your taking the time to complete the 2016-2017 VALL Membership Survey! Your constructive feedback is important to us, and will help ensure that future programming meets your needs and expectations. This year’s survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete and your responses remain anonymous.

 

Many thanks on behalf of the Programs Committee and all of us on the VALL Executive.

2016-2017 VALL Membership Survey

Dear VALL Members,

We would greatly appreciate your taking the time to complete the 2016-2017 VALL Membership Survey! Your constructive feedback is important to us, and will help ensure that future programming meets your needs and expectations. This year's survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete and your responses remain anonymous.

Many thanks on behalf of the Programs Committee and all of us on the VALL Executive.

Have a lovely long weekend! 

Job posting - Records and FOIPPA Coordinator, City of Port Moody

The City of Port Moody is hiring a Records and FOIPPA Coordinator:

The UN is looking for new talent: Young Professionals Programme in INFONET (information management, public information)

The United Nations invites eligible candidates to apply for the Young Professionals Programme in information management (INFONET).  The United Nations is seeking applicants with degrees in library and information science, archival science, and related professions in the field of information management. The application deadline is 22 August 2017.

Detailed information about the format and process of the examination, as well as the list of countries that are participating in the examination this year, can be found here: https://careers.un.org/lbw/home.aspx?viewtype=NCE

Direct link to the job opening:  https://careers.un.org/lbw/jobdetail.aspx?id=81274

SUMMER SOCIAL: SUNSHINE & ELIXIRS

You’re invited to soak in the sunshine with your fellow VALL members at the Kingston Taphouse & Grille, July 20th, 2017. Enjoy a well-deserved Happy Hour on the patio from 4:30pm – 7:00pm. The Kingston is located on 755 Richards Street, conveniently located behind the Telus Garden building in downtown Vancouver. Delicious appetisers will be provided; we look forward to meeting new members and catching up with our VALL veterans - see you there!

Help us improve the Courthouse Libraries BC website

CLBC is in the early stages of reorganizing the content on our website to make it easier to find. We think we’ve arranged in a way that makes sense, and now we’d like to hear from you. Please take our 10 minute interactive survey.

Complete it any time before 5pm on Wednesday June 28, 2017 and enter to win one of two $50 gift cards!

To start, click this link:
https://openroad.optimalworkshop.com/treejack/courthouselibrariesbc-0

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask. Contact: ldobin@courthouselibrary.ca

Thanks!

The CALL/ACBD Webinar Sub-Committee wants YOU!

The CALL/ACBD Webinar Sub-Committee is seeking new members, specifically a BC region representative.

This is a great opportunity to learn about how webinars are run and develop educational programming for law librarians across the country! Need further incentive? All members on the Webinar Sub-Committee get to attend all CALL/ACBD webinars free-of-charge!

If you are interested or want more information about this opportunity, feel free to contact Alex Everitt at aeveritt@harrisco.com

Presentation slides for June Seminar – Canada’s First Online Tribunal with Shannon Salter

Guest speaker Shannon Salter very kindly shared her presentation slides from the June seminar "Canada’s First Online Tribunal".

Please note: Shannon points out their jurisdiction will eventually go up to $25,000, but for now they are starting with claims $5,000 and under. 

See the below link for the PDF version. 

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