Publications

I Thought You Were Pushing Me Out – BC Court Finds Employee’s Erroneous Beliefs Not Constructive Dismissal

In Michelle Quinn’s latest blog post found on our BC Workplace Blog, she reviews the recent BC...

Significant Changes to the Trademarks Act of Canada

Bill C-31 received Royal Assent in June, 2014 and will finally come into force June 17, 2019 which will result...

Insurance Policies Aren’t Special! Costs and the Duty to Defend In BC

By: C. Nicole Mangan

In a recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision, West Van Holdings Ltd. v. Economical...

Speculation and Vacancy Tax Act Summary

By: Benjamin Hagen

The Speculation and Vacancy Tax Act (the “Act”) received Royal Assent on November 27, 2018. The...

Practical Effects of Cannabis Legalization

By Georg Reuter and Rhys Volkenant

Cannabis is legal and many physiotherapists are understandably wondering how this will affect their practice. The...

Mitigating Due Diligence Issues Within a Business Transaction

Co-authored by Sze-Mei Yeung and Douglas G. Cottier

Due diligence allows a potential buyer or investor to evaluate,...

Employer’s Apology And Gift Card To Complainant Leads To Dismissal Of Human Rights Complaint

By:  Michelle Quinn

In Michelle Quinn’s latest blog post, on the BC Workplace Blog, she reviews the...

Due Diligence When Buying a Business

Co-authored by Silvana M. Facchin and Su Ji Yim

Buying a business is a complex and risky undertaking....

The Use of Multiple Wills in BC

By: Tommy Chan

The Wills, Estates and Succession Act (“WESA”) allows the use of multiple wills in BC. Doing...

New Reporting Obligations for Assignment of Pre-Sale Contracts

By: Benjamin Hagen

In February 2018, the BC government announced its intention to track pre-sale assignments. The stated purpose of...

Harassment In The Workplace – Employers, Don’t Wait Investigate

By:  Michelle Quinn

Employers often seek our advice regarding allegations of harassment in the workplace. For most employers and...

Nicole Mangan published in Insurance People Magazine

Nicole Mangan, a member of the Employment and Human Rights and Insurance Practice Groups, recently authored...