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Update – New Disclosure Requirements for all British Columbia Companies

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Categories: Blog, Business Law
In our March edition of our Legal Alert, I wrote about the new disclosure requirements for BC companies to provide information regarding their beneficial ownership and control.

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New Filing Deadline for Federal Corporations’ Annual Returns

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Categories: Blog, Business Law
All British Columbia and federal corporations in Canada are required to complete annual filings with their respective corporate registry.

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British Columbia Corporations and Societies May Hold Virtual Meetings During COVID-19

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Categories: Blog, Business Law
I have received numerous questions from clients worried about how and when to hold their annual general meetings.

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COVID-19 is Ruining my Business – What Do I Do?

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Categories: Blog, Business Law
Though these are challenging times for business owners, Pushor Mitchell’s lawyers are here to help. We strive to offer you suggestions and practical legal advice to keep you on track.

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New Disclosure Requirements for all British Columbia Companies

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Categories: Blog, Business Law
As part of a multinational commitment to end hidden ownership of companies, there are new requirements under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia) (the “Act”) regarding beneficial ownership and control of companies which comes into effect May 1, 2020.

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Does Natural Death Have to be Reasonably Foreseeable for One to Qualify for Medical Assistance in Dying?

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I have been following the evolution of medical assistance in dying in Canada since before the Supreme Court of Canada released its reasons for judgment in the Carter decision.

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Do You Have a Company Incorporated Under the Canada Business Corporations Act? If so, You Have New Disclosure Requirements

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Categories: Blog, Business Law
As you may be aware, as part of a multinational initiative to combat money laundering and tax evasion, there are new requirements under the Canada Business Corporations Act regarding beneficial ownership of federal corporations.

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What Happens When A Commercial Tenant Does Not Follow the Proper Procedures to Renew a Lease?

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Categories: Blog, Real Estate
A recent case from the Ontario Court of Appeal sets out an interesting chain of events.

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Pushor Mitchell Sponsors Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Marketing Campaign of the Year Award

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Pushor Mitchell is pleased to sponsor the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce Marketing Campaign of the Year Award.

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New Tax on Residential Property Transfers to Foreign Entities in Metro Vancouver

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Categories: Blog, Real Estate
There has been a lot of discussion in the media, amongst politicians and most likely in your circle of friends recently about the rapid increase in housing prices in B.C. and particularly in the Lower Mainland.

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Pushor Mitchell Welcomes New Associate Paul Tonita

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Pushor Mitchell is pleased to welcome lawyer Paul Tonita to the firm.

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