We are pleased to announce the appointment of the Honourable Lynn Smith, Q.C. as British Columbia’s Acting Conflict of Interest Commissioner.Acting Commissioner Smith received a bachelor of laws degree (LLB) from the University of British Columbia (UBC) and an honorary doctor of laws degree (LLD) from Simon Fraser University. She was appointed to British Columbia’s Supreme Court in 1998 and served as a Supreme Court justice until her retirement in September 2012. Before her appointment as a judge, she practised law, and then taught law at UBC. She was the dean of the UBC Law Faculty from 1991-1997. She has served on a number of boards, including the Law Foundation of BC (Chair), the Vancouver Foundation, and the BC Women’s Hospital (Chair).
August 14, 2019 – Opinion: Whether Ravi Kahlon, MLA for Delta North (and the Parliamentary Secretary for Multiculturalism and Sport), was in a conflict or apparent conflict of interest in relation to his duties as a member of the Select Standing Committee on Crown Corporations.
June 25, 2019 – The Special Committee to Appoint a Conflict of Interest Commissioner has issued a public call for applications for the Conflict of Interest Commissioner appointment.