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ANGELINA JOLIE: the Vancouver backstory on fallopian tube removal for cancer prevention

ANGELINA JOLIE: the Vancouver backstory on fallopian tube removal for cancer prevention

BY PAMELA FAYERMAN

Angelina Jolie made headlines this week when the New York Times published her commentary about having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed to prevent ovarian cancer which killed her mother.

Missing from all the subsequent news coverage was any reference to Vancouver which in 2010 became the first jurisdiction in the world where ovarian cancer experts recommended fallopian…

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Dr. Brian Day #5 - Private medicine Charter of Rights case trial delayed, yet again

Dr. Brian Day #5 – Private medicine Charter of Rights case trial delayed, yet again

BY PAMELA FAYERMAN

Will the trial between Dr. Brian Day and the B.C. government finally take place in 2015 – or at all?

I’m starting to wonder.

B.C. Supreme Court Associate Chief Justice Austin Cullen (dated photo taken when he was a Crown prosecutor).

As I wrote in my last post, lawyers for each side recently sought a delay and new trial dates were expected to be set at a case management…

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