Lynda Stokes

Lynda Stokes
Leaders in Local Government Law and Labour Relations

Lynda's Biography

Lynda Stokes joined Young, Anderson in November 2023. Her legal practice consists mainly of solicitor and advisory work on behalf of local governments and greater boards with an emphasis on real property transactions, land use regulation and development, Indigenous relations, municipal services, environmental issues, bylaw drafting, utilities, public procurement and tendering and various contracts. Representative work includes road and park land exchanges and sales, complex First Nation service and land agreements, railway crossing agreements and Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) authorizations.

Lynda has a Bachelor of Arts in History from McGill University and a law degree from the University of Alberta. She was called to the bar in Alberta in 1999 and BC in 2000. Before and during law school, Lynda spent several summers treeplanting in the BC interior.

Select CTA decisions:

  • Decision 65-R-2020 City of Vernon against the Canadian Pacific Railway Company - Authorization for construction and maintenance of water main, sanitary sewer main and electrical line crossings
  • Decision 32-R-2020 District of Squamish against the Canadian National Railway Company – Utility crossing
  • Decision 28-R-2019 Greater Vancouver Water District against British Columbia Railway Company - Authorization to construct and maintain a utility crossing
  • Decision 42-R-2018 Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District against the Canadian National Railway Company and the British Columbia Railway Company - Authority to construct and maintain a sewage forcemain and a wastewater effluent pipe

Contact Information

Lynda Stokes

Young Anderson
Barristers and Solicitors
1616-808 Nelson Street
Box 12147 – Nelson Square
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H2

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