Publications

Are You Ever Off the Clock? Termination for Off-Duty Conduct

We have responsibilities to our employer while on duty. Does that same responsibility exist off the clock? Employment lawyer...

Medical Marijuana Damages: Will They Run High?

By: Ola N. Stoklosa
INTRODUCTION

After bouncing between the House of Commons and the Senate over several rounds of debate,...

Dissolved Companies and Their Former Directors and Officers Exposed to Liability for Costs to Remediate Contaminated Sites under the B.C. Environmental Management Act

By: Ryan Shaw

Introduction

A recent decision by the BC Supreme Court in Foster v. Tundra Turbos Inc., 2018...

Who is Responsible for Paying the Strata’s Deductible?

By: Aneka Jiwaji 

When the source of damage to strata common property emanates from a specific strata unit, the question...

B.C. Cannabis Retail – The Landscape for Landlords

By:  Casey L. Smith

In what was expected to be a close vote, the Senate recently voted to move...

Make a Will Week – Not Just a Reason to Pay Legal Fees

By: Rose Shawlee and Angela Spanjers

The Will is the bedrock of most estate planning, yet most of us don't...

Workplace Bullying and Harassment: FAQs for Small Business Employers

By: Georg Reuter 

Q:        Do I need a Bullying and Harassment Policy?

A:        Yes.  WorkSafeBC requires all BC employers to...

Statutory Environmental Liability and the CGL Pollution Exclusion

By: Ryan Shaw 

A recent decision from the BC Supreme Court concerning the applicability of CGL pollution exclusions in...

Dividend Planning by December 31, 2017. The Last Hurrah for Income Splitting.

By Tim Brown, Rose Shawlee and Christine Lowe 

Background 

As you are no doubt aware, announcements...

Don’t You Want Me? B.C. Supreme Court Awards Severance To An Employee After Employer Retracts Offer Of Employment

By: Michelle Quinn 

In the recent decision of Buchanan v. Introjunction Ltd., 2017 BCSC 1002, the B.C. Supreme Court...

Nicole Mangan published in The Lawyer’s Daily

Is the evolution of automobiles worth the insurance risk? Driverless vehicles are now changing the...

Have “Maternity Leave” Benefits Changed in BC from 12 to 18 Months?

By: Nicole Mangan 

Expanded parental leave was announced as part of the 2017-2018 federal budget and news agencies are...