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Legal Aid BC's CEO receives award

LABC CEO Mark Benton, QC, received the President's Award from the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice at its conference in Vancouver on November 18, 2021. The award is given to a volunteer who makes an exceptional contribution to the administration of justice. 

The CIAJ supports the legal community with the aim of promoting excellence through knowledge, learning, and the exchange of ideas. Mark Benton has been an active member of its board since 2015, and will stay on the executive committee as an observer.

The CIAJ recently interviewed Mark about his volunteer work and the justice system, which you can read here.

Mark Benton receives award
Hon Justice James W. O'Reilly; LABC CEO Mark Benton; Hon Justice Colleen Suche

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