VANCOUVER – Whether they're improving the status of historically marginalized communities, supporting access to justice for the poor, or tirelessly volunteering for charitable organizations, lawyers are making a difference across BC. The Canadian Bar Association BC Branch (CBABC) recognizes the many unsung heroes in the legal profession who are quietly improving communities. Harry Rankin QC Pro Bono Award This award is given in recognition of the immense contribution of Harry Rankin, QC in supporting access to justice for the poor. It recognizes outstanding contributions by a lawyer in the area of pro bono work. Recipient Angus Gunn, Partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP in Vancouver has worked tirelessly to provide pro bono legal services to clients, and, through his own leadership example, has contributed immensely to the promotion of pro bono culture among lawyers. Ryan W. Parsons of Borden Ladner Gervais says 'Angus tirelessly supports access to justice for the poor through his provision of pro bono legal services notwithstanding the demands of a busy litigation practice. He strongly encourages colleagues here at BLG to engage in pro bono work and promotes generally pro bono initiatives here at BLG.' For further information please visit: www.cba.org/bc