February 9, 2021
Judicial Appointment
Congratulations to Justice Robert W. Armstrong, former Law Society President, who was appointed to the Court of Queen’s Bench on Feb. 8, 2021.

Justice Armstrong served as a Bencher of the Law Society from 2015 to 2020, including as President from 2019 to 2020. He also served on the Board of the Alberta Lawyer’s Indemnity Association from 2017 to 2021. We thank Justice Armstrong for his time, commitment and dedication.

For more information, read the Government of Canada Department of Justice’s news release.
New Divorce Act Changes: Information Sessions Added
A message went out in the Feb. 2, 2021 eBulletin about Justice Canada information sessions on Bill C-78 Divorce Act changes. Due to popular demand, the initial sessions listed in that eBulletin have all been filled.

In response, Justice Canada is offering additional sessions for those who were unable to register for previous sessions:

If these sessions fill up, additional sessions will be added. Visit the Department of Justice website for more information on how to register for these sessions. If you have any further questions, please email Justice Canada.
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