Publications

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...

Nicole Mangan’s article “Workplace discrimination and its cost” published in Insurance People

Nicole Mangan, Partner and a member of the Insurance and Employment and Human Rights Practice Groups, recently had an article...

The Importance of Providing Proper Notice

By: Ryan A. Shaw

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of British Columbia serves as a reminder to...

Preventative Trademark Medicine in 2018 for Changes to the Canadian Trademarks Act

By: Trisha A. Doré

Bill C-31 received Royal Assent in 2014 and is expected to come into force sometime...

Supreme Court of Canada Considers Jurisdictional Issues and the Internet in Cases Involving Facebook and Google

By: Jonathan M.S. Woolley

The Supreme Court of Canada recently issued judgments in two cases originating from British Columbia, involving...

Creating a Mighty Brand Name

By: Melissa L. Heywood

Creating a brand name for your business that not only appeals to you but also...

Michelle Quinn published in The Lawyer’s Daily

Member of our Personal Injury Practice Group, Michelle Quinn, was published in the July issue of The...

When you are ready, make your move.

Our Business Law group regularly acts as legal counsel for buyers and sellers of BC based businesses – large...

Buzz About Further Federal Budget 2016 Fallout – Preparing for July 1, 2017

By: Rose Shawlee and Tim Brown of our Estate & Wealth Advisory Practice Group

Background. The most...

Nicole Mangan is quoted in The Lawyer’s Daily

As of May 4th, the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act prohibits anyone from demanding that a person must take a genetic test, or...

Solving the H1-B Visa Problem for US Tech Companies; a Canadian Solution

Co-authored by: Christopher Lennon, leader of our Startups and New Ventures Practice Group, and Brooke Finlay,  Managing ‎Director...

Alleging Just Cause – No Bad Deed Goes Unpunished: Court Awards Terminated Employee $50,000 in Punitive Damages

By: Michelle Quinn

In the recent decision of Morison v Ergo-Industrial Seating Systems Inc., 2016 ONSC 6725, the...