Day: April 17, 2014

CBA Law Day Fun Run a Success!

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By Melanie Hodges Neufeld

funrunThe 1st Annual Lynn Smith Memorial Fun Run on April 12th in Regina was a great success! My family and I were glad to attend and surprised by the large turnout on such a cold day. Hope to see even more of you next year. The CBA Saskatchewan Branch posted the following:

Despite the cold, over 60 participants showed up at the 1st Annual Lynn Smith Memorial Fun Run on April 12th, with $3,505 being raised for Pro Bono Law Saskatchewan and CLASSIC. That brings our#CBALawDay Fun Run grand total to $5,105!! Special thanks to all of those who came out for the Fun Run and to Lynn Smith’s family for their support of this event.

Saskatchewan Law Report in 1908 (Throwback Thursday)

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Law Society 1908 minutes showing the Law Society contracted Canada Law Book to publish Saskatchewan Law Report in 1908 for the price of $2.00 per page.SLR   


 “Moved by Mr. Haultain seconded by Mr. Ford that the proposed contract with Messrs. Canada Law Book Co. for publication of the Saskatchewan Law Reports be adopted after changing therein 500 copies to 1000 copies and altering the price per page from $1.75 to $2.00. Carried.”

Frederick William Gordon Haultain set up law practice in Fort Macleod in 1884. He was elected to the North-West Territories Legislative Assembly in 1887 and served as premier from 1897 to 1905. He sat in the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly from 1905 to 1912 and was appointed Chief Justice of Saskatchewan in 1912.

Frank Ford was a member of the Law Society of Saskatchewan from 1907 to 1926. He was later appointed to the Supreme Court of Alberta.