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Avoiding and Managing Breaches When Working Remotely

Remote work policies are vital for managing privacy breaches due to employee error, improper use of technology, or comprised...

The Richards Buell Sutton Business Law Clinic at the Peter A. Allard School of Law

RBS and the University of British Columbia have been connected for over a century. Our predecessor firm drafted...

Government Announces Commercial Rent Relief For Qualifying Businesses

In a new publication, C. Nicole Mangan, Leader of our

COVID-19: Federal and Provincial Assistance for Qualifying BC Businesses

To provide a lifeline for businesses hit hardest by COVID-19,...

COVID-19 Privacy FAQs: Answering the Questions You’ve Been Wondering About

Privacy issues have suddenly been appearing in the news, as we all grapple with COVID-19. What information can be...

BC Extends Deadline for the Creation of Transparency Registers to October 1, 2020

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Province of British Columbia has extended the deadline for non-exempt private BC...

Employment Contract Impossible to Perform: COVID-19 An Unforeseeable Event?

We continue to receive many questions from employers and employees about terminations and lay-offs, so in this blog post...

COVID-19 News: Details of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) Program

Employers of all sizes, including charities and not-for-profit organizations, are now eligible for the federal government’s new Canada Emergency...

CLIENT UPDATE: April 6, 2020 – Working Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

To our valued clients,

Our firm is continuing to operate remotely, with both lawyers and staff working from their homes,...

Summer Student Jessie J. Skinnider Called to the Bar and Appointed to the Firm

Double congratulations to Jessie Skinnider, who was called to the bar on Thursday, March 12th, at a small...

The Disruptive Impact of COVID-19 on Businesses and Performance of Contractual Obligations

On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic. On March 18, 2020, the...

FAQs about COVID-19 for Employers as of March 25, 2020

We continue to receive calls and questions from employers arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. As of March 17, 2020,...