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Elizabeth Anderson

Recent Publications

23Apr
2020
Client Bulletins

Bylaw Enforcement Officers Now Authorized to Issue Tickets for the Unauthorized Resale of Essential Goods and Supplies and Price “Gouging”

This update is to provide local governments with information on recently granted novel powers to enforce provincial orders under the...

22Nov
2019
Seminar Papers

Caselaw Update and Other Legal News

Recently, there have been a number of significant legislative updates and court decisions that affect local governments. In this paper, we...

24Nov
2018
Seminar Papers

Cannabis: The Whole Picture

Cannabis regulation is a big topic and hot topic for local governments. October 17, 2018 saw Canada’s Parliament legalize possession of...

16Jul
2018
Client Bulletins

New Legislation: Cannabis Production in the Agricultural Land Reserve

On Friday, July 13, 2018, the provincial government made changes to what qualifies as a “farm use” in relation to cannabis production on...

28Nov
2017
Seminar Papers

Local Government Services and the Human Rights Code

This paper is an update to the 2011 seminar paper “Local Government Services – Striking the Accommodation Balance”. Local governments...

26Jun
2017
Client Bulletins

Retail Cannabis Sales, Post-Cannabis Act Tabling: Still Unlawful

With the recent tabling of the draft Cannabis Act, the current legal state of storefront marijuana dispensaries may seem murkier than...

16May
2017
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 28, Number 2 - LGMA Conference Issue

In this LGMA Conference issue: Going Green: A First Look at Canada's Proposed Cannabis Act - Elizabeth Anderson The Perils of...

28Nov
2016
Seminar Papers

Redrawing the Boundaries Applying the New Human Rights Legislation Locally

Recent changes to the BC Human Rights Code provide explicit protections against discrimination on the grounds of gender identity or...

05Oct
2016
Client Bulletins

REMINDER - Annual Tax Sale Service Deadline

Now that the leaves have turned, Halloween is in the air and annual tax sales have been completed, it is time for municipal tax...

26Sep
2016
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 27, Number 3 - UBCM Conference Issue

In this UBCM Conference issue: The Building Act: Unrestricted Matters Revealed - Bill Buholzer Assessor of Area #01 - Capital et al v....

22Jun
2016
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 27, Number 2 - LGMA Conference Issue

In this LGMA Conference issue: Win for North Saanich on Ability to Tax Nav Canada for Airport Lands is a Win for All Local Governments...

30Nov
2015
Seminar Papers

Hot Topics & Caselaw Updates

The year 2015 has seen developments in many areas of interest to local governments, both in the courts and in the realm of shifting...

15Apr
2015
Client Bulletins

Taxi War: When Municipalities Can Frustrate Provincial Aims

In recent years, suburban taxis companies have made repeated efforts to obtain operating permits to allow them to meet the significant...

09Mar
2015
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 26, Number 1

In this Issue: Municipal Zoning Restrictions Apply to Moorage and Public Interest Special Cost Awards Limited - Barry Williamson CPR...

01Dec
2014
Seminar Papers

Caselaw Update

This paper summarizes some of the cases of interest from the past 12 months. This paper does not include any comments on the recent,...

12Jun
2014
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 25, Number 2 - LGMA Conference Issue

In this LGMA Conference issue: The Land Conservancy Selling Heritage Properties to Pay Debts - Francesca MarzariBill 17: Sweeping...

10Mar
2014
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 25, Number 1

In this Issue:Do you have a Licence for That? Local Government Response to the Decriminalization of Prostitution - Jay...

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