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Gregg Cockrill

Recent Publications

22Nov
2019
Seminar Papers

A Defence of Community Amenity Contributions

During my sabbatical earlier this year I wrote a paper on community amenity contributions (“CACs”). I got a little carried away and the...

07Sep
2018
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 29, Number 3 - UBCM Conference Issue

In this UBCM Conference issue: Municipal Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags Upheld by Court - Sabrina Spencer Let's Remake a Deal: New Law...

28Nov
2017
Seminar Papers

Tendering Law Update

Tendering is perhaps the most common method used by local governments to procure works and services. Unfortunately for local governments,...

21Jun
2016
Client Bulletins

SCC Confirms Exclusive Federal Authority to Regulate Location of Radiocommunication Antenna Systems

The Supreme Court of Canada has given judgment in Rogers Communications Inc. v. Chateauguay (City), 2016 SCC 23, holding that the City...

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

The Tsilhqot'in Nation and Whistler Cases: What Do They Mean for Local Government

This paper deals with the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent landmark decision in the Tsilhqot’in v. British Columbia, the first case in...

29Sep
2014
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 25, Number 3 - UBCM Conference Issue

In this UBCM Conference issue: Tsilhqot'in Nation v British Columbia: Aboriginal Title Proven in British Columbia - Gregg Cockrill BC...

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...

02Dec
2013
Seminar Papers

Water Law 101

This paper deals mainly with the difficult question of private ownership of water bodies, while touching briefly on common law rights...

12Mar
2013
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 24 Number 1

In this Issue: A Look Back at 2012 - Francesca MarzariCourt of Appeal Rejects Local Government Duty to Consult First Nation - Reece...

23Nov
2012
Client Bulletins

Court of Appeal Confirms Adequacy of Consultation Regarding North Cowichan Water Project

Note: SCC Refuses Leave to Appeal in Halalt Case. For more details see our July 11, 2013 Blog:...

25Sep
2012
Client Bulletins

Court of Appeal Rejects Local Government Duty to Consult First Nations

On September 24, 2012 the British Columbia Court of Appeal dismissed the appeal of the Neskonlith Indian Band. The NIB had sought to...

16Aug
2012
Blog

Local Government Duty to Consult - Case Reserved

On August 15, 2012, our British Columbia Court of Appeal reserved its decision in Neskonlith Indian Band v. City of Salmon Arm. This appeal...

01Dec
2009
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 20 Number 4

In this Issue: City breaches land use contract, Post-hearing information sinks bylaw, Hornby Island claims rejected, Burnaby licence...

27Nov
2009
Seminar Papers

Reducing Liability in Tendering: An Update

The firm’s 2001 seminar included a presentation entitled "Reducing Liability in Tendering". The paper upon which that presentation was...

01Dec
2008
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 19 Number 4

In this Issue: Development permits - possibilities and limitations, Court upholds Metro Vancouver air quality controls, Mobile home park...

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