Bethany Lindsay is a Vancouver-based journalist for CBC News. Questions or news tips? Get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter through @bethanylindsay.
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Vancouver lawyer who sued neighbour over deck divider accused of pseudolegal 'paper terrorism'
A Vancouver woman is asking for the courts to make an example of her neighbour, a practising lawyer she alleges has filed a baseless pseudolegal lawsuit against her in an attempt to “provoke a state of fear.”
Suspended B.C. immigration consultant vows to fight misconduct claims and continue political campaign
A B.C. immigration consultant and political hopeful who's been the subject of numerous complaints and a proposed class-action lawsuit has had her licence suspended for 30 months.
Disbarred B.C. lawyer still faces potential discipline in 3 cases
Hong Guo's long history of misconduct caught up with her last week when she was officially barred from practising as a lawyer and declared "ungovernable," but the Law Society of B.C. is still working through previous complaints against her.
Vancouver lawyer disbarred after misappropriating $62K from vulnerable client
A Vancouver personal injury lawyer has been disbarred after he misappropriated more than $62,000 from the trust fund of a vulnerable client. Rene Joan Gantzert has yet to acknowledge his wrongdoing, according to a discipline decision from the Law Society of B.C.
Court hears of grieving family's loss as B.C. driver gets $1,500 fine for crash that killed cyclist
A minibus driver who struck and killed a cyclist at a Metro Vancouver intersection last year has been ordered to pay a $1,500 fine for driving without due care and attention.
B.C. proposes minimum pay standards and workers' compensation for app-based gig workers
The B.C. government is proposing new employment standards for gig workers with ride-hailing and food delivery apps, including a minimum wage, tip protection and workers' compensation coverage.
B.C. landowner's arson theory rejected as panel orders him to pay $450K for causing wildfire
A landowner responsible for an open burn that ignited a wildfire in B.C.'s Cariboo region is on the hook for about $450,000 after an appeals commission rejected his claim that the real cause was arson by his neighbours' troubled grandson.
Judge denounces 'epic failure' by B.C. government social workers in child protection case
A B.C. judge has issued a scathing assessment of government social workers’ actions in a child protection case, detailing “a long-standing historical epic failure” to act in the best interest of two children whose father sexually abused them.
Nurse tells discipline hearing she keeps activism on trans issues separate from her work
A B.C. nurse facing potential discipline for making numerous “derogatory and discriminatory” public statements about transgender people attempted to draw a line between her off-duty activism and professional duties at a hearing this week.
Nurse tells B.C. hearing she's not transphobic, but calls gender identity 'metaphysical nonsense'
A B.C. nurse accused of making numerous “derogatory and discriminatory” public statements about transgender people took the stand in her discipline hearing on Friday, telling the panel considering her case that she is not transphobic.