Advising the Insolvent Tenant: Ethical Issues

May 6, 2011
Scott MacDonald
Prepared for the Continuing Legal Education BC conference "Commercial Leasing: Arbitration and Remedies"


When a commercial...

Minimum Wage Increases in British Columbia

May 2011
RBS Employment Law Group

The Employment Standards website states that on May 1, 2011, minimum wage was increased to...

Court Affirms Insurer’s Right to Retain and Instruct Counsel

Richards Buell Sutton's Insurance Law Newsletter
By RBS Lawyers
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice in 137328...

Whose Property? Changes to the Law in Relation to Property Owned by Unmarried Spouses

Proposals for a New Family Law Act

March 30, 2011
Colin Millar

In July 2010, The Ministry of Attorney General Justice Services...

“Ordinarily Resident”

March 15, 2011
David Hay

We recently appeared at a Summary Trial whose sole issue was whether or not our client,...

What’s Nuisance in Construction?

March 1, 2011
By RBS Lawyers
Prepared for Richards Buell Sutton's Construction Law Newsletter

Owner's liability for damage claims for nuisance in...

Integrating Social Media into the Workplace

Prepared for Richards Buell Sutton's Employment Law Newsletter
By: Jeff Lowe, Q.C. and Sze-Mei Yeung

Social Media - The...

Integrating Social Media into the workplace

 By: Jeff Lowe, Q.C. and Sze-Mei Yeung

As Facebook crossed the threshold of 500 million users in...

“Hurt” – Proving Causation in Chronic Pain Cases

One of the most significant challenges we face as personal injury lawyers is proving chronic pain in cases where...

Upgrade the Legislation

October 29, 2010
David Hay
Originally published in Momentum Magazine, BC Edition

There has never been a more exciting time to be...

Does your Exclusion Clause Leak?

Court of Appeal Interprets Water Ingress Exclusion

Richards Buell Sutton's Insurance Law Newsletter
By RBS Lawyers
The Manitoba...

Supreme Court of Canada Rules on Duty to Defend General Contractor under CGL Insurance Policy

Richards Buell Sutton *Special Edition* Insurance Newsletter

SCC ruling in Progressive Homes v. Lombard

In Progressive Homes...