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  • CLBC Board of Directors Announces New CEO

    by Alan Ross | Feb 14, 2017
    After an extensive cross-Canada search, the Board of Directors of the BC Courthouse Library Society (CLBC) is very pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Kensi Gounden as the Society’s new Chief Executive Officer to take effect at the end of May 2017. 

    Mr. Gounden will replace Ms. Johanne Blenkin who is departing to pursue new opportunities after 12 years of excellent service to the Society.

    Mr. Gounden joins CLBC from the Law Society of British Columbia where he was a member of the senior leadership team responsible for Standards, Professional Development and Practice Advice.  Mr. Gounden was called to the Bar in 1991.  He worked in a general practice before joining the Law Society in 1998 as a Professional Conduct Lawyer.  Over the next 18 years his responsibilities expanded to include the management of Professional Development, Practice Advice and Practice Standards.  He led task forces which developed the Law Society’s continuing professional development program and created mandatory courses for sole practitioners and small firm lawyers.  He is committed to using the library’s resources to assist lawyers in giving the best quality of service to their clients and to provide better access to justice for individuals.

    Alan Ross
    Chair
  • Reading Room Notice

    by Lesley Dobin | Feb 09, 2017

    Irwin Law has made a change!

    As of Tuesday March 7th, Irwin Law is moving all titles available through the Lawyers' Reading Room to Des Libris.

    Des Libris is the ebook platform of the Canadian Electronic Library and it has many of the same great features you are already used to. Once you create an account you will be able to add annotations and commentary to titles saved on your personal bookshelf, as well as performing limited printing and accessing full-text online.

    Try Des Libris when you next visit the Reading Room and let us know if you have any questions.

    Phone
    604.660.2841 or 1.800.665.2570

    Email
    librarian@courthouselibrary.ca

  • Recently Added

    by Lesley Dobin | Feb 03, 2017

    Cybercrime in Canadian Criminal Law, 2nd ed

    Cybercrime in Canadian Criminal Law provides answers to the question of how to successfully deal with computer crime in Canada.

    This new edition updates the ways cyber attackers compromise individuals and organizations, including the sophistication of attack methods and the complexity of vulnerabilities and solutions.

    Particular attention is paid to cutting-edge techniques and attack vectors, including cloud computing, mobile apps, social media, online auction/marketplaces, malware/botnets, industrial espionage, state-affiliated actors, organized crime, as well as P2P and other file sharing networks and protocols, including Tor and the Dark Net. 

    Available on the shelf in our Vancouver or Victoria library now!

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