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

Buying and Selling Property in a Hot Market: Flipping a Contract of Purchase and Sale

By Jeremy Burgess
Categories: Blog, Litigation
It is most likely common knowledge that, for quite some time, the housing market in the lower mainland has been a highly competitive environment.

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Relinquishing or Renouncing Your U.S. Citizenship: What You Need to Know

By Bryan Fitzpatrick
According to the U.S. Treasury Department a record number of U.S. citizens, 5,411 to be exact, renounced their U.S. citizenship in 2016.

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Alberta to Overhaul Workplace Rules for First Time in Almost 30 Years

By Colin Edstrom
Categories: Blog, Employment Law
The Alberta government recently introduced a bill to modernize Alberta’s workplace laws entitled the Fair Family-Friendly Workplaces Act.

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A New Online Resource: Successfully Parenting Apart Toolkit

By Monica McParland
Categories: Blog, Family Law
The Canadian Bar Association has recently published a new and very helpful online resource entitled, “Successfully Parenting Apart: A Tool Kit.”

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Provincial Government Bans Mandatory High Heels in Workplaces

By Colin Edstrom
Categories: Blog, Employment Law
The provincial government recently amended the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation to ban the practice of requiring employees to wear high heels in the workplace.

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First Appeal from the Civil Resolution Tribunal

By Jeremy Burgess
Categories: Blog, Litigation
The Civil Resolution Tribunal is Canada's first online tribunal.

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High Times for Cannabis Producers

By Keith Inman
Categories: Blog, Securities
On April 10th, the Canadian government provided clarity around its plans for the full legalization of marijuana.

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Collecting on a Judgment

By Eric Ledding
Categories: Blog, Litigation
When you have a debt claim, a first major consideration is obviously how you can collect the amount you are owed cost-effectively.

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If You’re Going to Build, Do it Right: Subsequent Owners’ Right to Sue a Builder and/or Former Owners

By Jeremy Burgess
Categories: Blog, Litigation
Building your own home can be a challenging, but rewarding experience. Many property owners will choose to oversee or complete the construction of their home.

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