Are you caring for someone and experiencing a depletion in emotional and physical energy? This is very common, and called “Compassion Fatigue” and there is help! Attend the Compassion Fatigue Workshop hosted by BrainTrust Canada, on Saturday November 5th at the Ramada Hotel in Kelowna.
Pushor Mitchell LLP has pledged $30,000 to the Okanagan College Foundation towards the Bright Horizons, Building for Skills Campaign for the complex. Please click here for the full article in the Okanagan College News.
We are pleased to announce that Vanessa DeDominicis has become a Partner in the firm effective January 1, 2015. Vanessa's practice is focused on three areas: Wills and Estates, Real Estate, and Intellectual Property Law.
Mark your calendars! Join us for an information packed day with leading edge experts on Friday, May 8, 2015. BrainTrust Canada Association is an Okanagan-based not for profit organization providing community rehabilitation
Admittedly, Crossfit is known for being slightly cult-like. Devotees to the exercise regime based on “constantly varied, high-intensity, functional movements” are not casual about their commitment to the sport (yes, it’s a competitive sport)
Pushor Mitchell is pleased to present “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: 5 Employment Law Lessons from 2014”, the final installment in our fall employment law series, Navigating the Seas of Change. Employment law is constantly evolving. To help navigate this changing environment, Pushor Mitchell is pleased to host a “year in review” to […]
We recently completed our annual Client Survey and are very pleased with the results. 99% of respondents said that we met their expectations and 99% said they would recommend our services to others! This year’s results are consistent with those of last year. Thank you to all the clients who took time to provide us […]
Vanessa DeDominicis was recently profiled on KelownaNow.com’s In Focus which recognizes people, businesses and organizations that make our city great. What is your name? Vanessa DeDominicis What do you always find yourself saying? Hey mate or Brill …I am originally from England (if you hadn’t guessed!) If you could spend one whole day with anyone […]
When he’s not practicing law, Pushor Mitchell LLP Associate Matt Canzer is working to address the issue of homelessness amongst Canadian Veterans. Disturbed by media reports of suicides and declining community support available, Matt reached out to Veterans Emergency Transition Services (www.vetscanada.org) and agreed to help establish a provincial team in British Columbia. He now […]
Pushor Mitchell is pleased to present “This Just Isn’t Working Out”: Controlling the Costs of Employee Terminations, the third installment in our new employment law series, Navigating the Seas of Change. When new hires are brought on, employers always hope that the new employee will fit in, be pleasant, hardworking and will have a long […]
On October 28th, Pushor Mitchell will once again be closing our office for the afternoon so that we can participate in the United Way Days of Caring Program where workplace volunteers are connected with projects in the community. This year PM volunteers will be heading out to ten local organizations to assist with a variety […]
On October 15th, from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm, you are invited to come and see our PM lawyers in action as they attempt to set a record time for pulling a BC transit bus in the First Annual United Way Community Cup. Thirty teams of eight will be attempting to pull a 15,400 kg […]
Drum roll… it’s here! We are excited to announce the launch of our new website. The site features a fresh look, easy navigation, and the addition of a blog and a monthly poll. We hope that you will take a look at it and provide your feedback. A big thank you to the folks at […]
This year, in support of the Terry Fox Foundation, we held a Fiesta de Mayo fundraiser in honour of all those battling cancer, and in memory of those close to our hearts, including our good friend and co-worker, Laura Davis. Donations rolled in from a variety of fund raising efforts including: a bake sale, the […]
Pushor Mitchell is pleased to announce Peas in a Pod: Effective Hiring Practices for Today’s Employer, the second in our new employment law series, Navigating the Seas of Change. In today’s era of labour shortages, many employers are frustrated by their inability to attract and retain qualified candidates. Unfortunately, with the BC Government estimating that […]
Pushor Mitchell Partner Brad Cronquist has been active on an Urban Development Institute provincial committee that provided input to the Province on the changes required to the laws surrounding real estate development marketing in British Columbia under the Real Estate Development Marketing Act (REDMA) and its associated policy statements and regulations. Brad was recently recognized […]
Please join us for refreshments and networking opportunities with the business community at the annual Kelowna Chamber of Commerce September Business after Hours at Pushor Mitchell LLP. Ticket Prices: $10 for members and $20 for future members. Time: Thursday, September 18th, 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM Location: Pushor Mitchell LLP 4th floor, 1665 Ellis Street Kelowna, BC
Alexa Geddes, graduating with a BSc Honours with a major in biology and a minor in psychology from UBCO, is the winner of this year’s $10,000 Pushor Mitchell LLP Gold Medal Leadership Prize. Now in its fifth year, the prize honours a top graduating student in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences. […]
Pushor Mitchell is pleased to welcome Matt Canzer to the firm as an associate lawyer. Matt was previously with the Department of Justice in Vancouver where he practiced with the Tax Litigation Services group, representing the Canada Revenue Agency before the Tax Court of Canada and then the Public Safety, Defence and Immigration group where […]
The lawyers and staff at Pushor Mitchell want to share with you that their colleague Allan Elliott has decided to retire from the practice of law effective June 30, 2014. We wish him well and want to recognize and thank him for his contributions to the firm over the years. Allan graduated from Kelowna Senior […]
Hockey Night in Canada’s Play On is Canada’s amazing 4 on 4 street hockey tournament. Since inception, over one million Canadians have participated in one of the one hundred plus events held across Canada. On May 24th and 25th , 170 teams and 1065 individuals participated in the Kelowna tournament. The event includes divisions for […]
Pushor Mitchell is pleased to sponsor the 21st annual brain injury conference — the Pushor Mitchell Okanagan Conference on Brain Injury on June 12 and 13, 2014 at the University of British Columbia Okanagan in Kelowna. The Conference, hosted by BrainTrust Canada, will be an interactive learning experience for professionals, caregivers and individuals living with […]
Pushor Mitchell has over 70 seminars that are available on request that range from 20 to 45 minutes in length. There are many topics from the following practice areas: business, charities, employment, estate litigation, family, first nations, personal injury, real estate, tax, wills, estates and trusts. For a detailed list, click on www.pushormitchell.com/seminars. If your […]
Why did you become a lawyer? I love reading, writing and research, and lawyering allows me to use those skills to help others achieve their business goals. What is the focus of your law practice? Most of my practice involves complex commercial transactions and real estate development on First Nations’ lands. If you weren’t a […]