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Pushor Mitchell Raises over $3,700 for the CMHA’s Youth Initiative

By Parveen Shergill
Categories: Firm News
Pushor Mitchell’s annual mental health fundraising campaign raised $3,717 to support the CMHA's new BC Integrated Youth Services Initiative.

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Illness or Disability During the Notice Period

By Parveen Shergill
Categories: Blog, Employment Law
It is settled law that an employee who is wrongfully terminated is entitled to “reasonable notice” which can be working notice or compensation in lieu of notice.

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Real Estate Industry No Longer Self-Regulated

By Parveen Shergill
Categories: Blog, Real Estate
Since 2005, the real estate industry has been self-regulated by the Real Estate Council.

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The Art of Restraint

By Parveen Shergill
Categories: Blog, Real Estate
A restrictive covenant is a class of legal “promise” imposing a restriction on one party for the benefit of another. When drafted correctly, restrictive covenants are an invaluable tool to protect your business.

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Know Your Exposure: Joint and Several Liability Explained

By Parveen Shergill
Categories: Blog, Business Law, Litigation
The legal concept of “joint and several liability” confuses many people. As the name suggests, where “joint and several liability” applies, liability is both...

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Major Capital Funding for New Licensed Child Care Spaces

By Parveen Shergill
Categories: Blog, Business Law
Looking to set up a new child care facility? The BC Government recently introduced a new program called “Child Care Major Capital Funding” for the creation of new licensed child care spaces.

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Personal Property Security

By Parveen Shergill
Categories: Blog, Securities
In the commercial context, “security” is an interest in property given by a debtor (borrower) to a creditor (lender) – in support of a promise to pay.

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Is There a Duty to Accept Re-employment?

By Parveen Shergill
Categories: Blog, Employment Law
Contrary to popular belief, dismissed employees are expected to make reasonable efforts to find replacement employment.

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