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Changes to Law, Major Case Decisions, Industry Trends, & Other Legal Issues

An Update To Our Clients About COVID-19

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Categories: Blog
Pushor Mitchell strives to provide a safe work environment for its employees, to protect its clients, and cooperate within its communities as we respond to COVID-19.

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New Year, New Will – Looking Ahead to 2021

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The New Year is a great time to review your Will. If you have an existing Will, that’s a great start. However, as your life changes, so will your Estate Planning needs.

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Time to Sue: COVID-19 Accommodations Ending

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As discussed in my previous article, COVID-19, Builders Liens and Limitation Periods, since March 26, 2020, limitation periods in BC were suspended. This suspension was listed as of April 15, 2020 for builders lien issues.

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Builders Liens: Abuse of Process, 21-Day Notices and Strict Compliance

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As discussed in my previous articles, the Builders Lien Act creates extraordinary remedies and, as such, requires extraordinary attention be paid to complying with its requirements.

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TSXV Announces Changes to Capital Pool Company Policies

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Categories: Blog, Securities
On December 1, 2020 the TSX Venture Exchange announced long awaited changes to its Capital Pool Company program.

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Estate Planning – “Should I Appoint a Professional Executor/Trustee in my Will, or a Close Family Member/Friend?”

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An Executor/Trustee has a wide range of obligations and responsibilities to fulfill. When doing your Estate Planning and choosing an Executor/Trustee, you have a number of important considerations to keep in mind.

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Black Box 101: Understanding Event Data Recorders (EDR)

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Categories: Blog, Personal Injury
Gathering evidence immediately after a car crash is often crucial to the success of your personal injury claim.

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Another Disclosure Now Required in British Columbia: The Land Owner Transparency Registry

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Categories: Blog, Business Law
Corporate interest holders in British Columbia are now likely familiar with the recently introduced disclosure requirements implemented by the province for companies.

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Solicitor Client Privilege and the Future Crimes Exception in Family Law

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Categories: Blog, Family Law
The McDermott case provides an example where the court in a family law case will order production of communications between lawyer and client despite a claim of solicitor-client privilege.

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Time to Build! Considerations for Residential Construction Contracts (for Both Builders and Landowners)

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Categories: Blog, Business Law, Real Estate
Over the past few months there has been a substantial increase in real estate activity.

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