When Rob Paynter and I returned to the SD61 Board meetings, ans the actions of the Board at the time were found to be ultra vires by the BC Supreme Court, I suggested this motion for a Board agenda before civic elections in October 2022. The motion was not accepted for the agenda. Motion from […]

IN THE SUPREME COURT OF BRITISH COLUMBIA Citation: Paynter v. School District No. 61, 2022 BCSC 1671 Date: 2022 09 23 Docket: S220689 Registry: Victoria In the Matter of the Judicial Review Procedures Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 241 and the School Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 412 Between: Petitioner Robert Paynter And The Board of Education […]

As we will set out in detail in this letter, it is our position that the School District has disposed of the Lands without lawful authority. We are mindful of the length of this letter; however, this space is needed to set out our views on the various complex issues that have arisen since September 27, 2021, when the Sale Agreement was signed. To assist the reader in moving through these various issues, we have organized this letter into sections that deal with similar issues.