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Province of British Columbia
For Immediate Release
March 12, 2018
Ministry of Attorney General
External counsel named to lead government legal reference

VICTORIA – The provincial government has retained Joseph J. Arvay, OC, QC, as external counsel to government to prepare and present a reference case related to British Columbia’s right to protect B.C.’s land, coast and waters.

Arvay holds law degrees from the University of Western Ontario law school and Harvard law school, and is called to the bars of both British Columbia and the Yukon. He has been counsel on a number of landmark cases in the Supreme Court of Canada.

Ministry of Attorney General
778 678-1572

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