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James Barth

Recent Publications

20May
2022
Client Bulletins

BC Court of Appeal Affirms Distinction Between Employees and Independent Contractors Under the Employment Standards Act

In the recent decision Beach Place Ventures Ltd. v. Employment Standards Tribunal, 2022 BCCA 147, the Court of Appeal for British Columbia...

16Mar
2022
Client Bulletins

Province Lifts Mask Mandate

The Provincial Health Officer announced on March 10, 2022 that the requirement to wear masks in indoor public spaces would be lifted. As...

14Mar
2022
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 33, Number 1

In this issue: Let's Talk About Tax Sales - Michael Moll & Elizabeth AndersonRecent Decisions on Employers COVID-19 Vaccination...

02Mar
2022
Client Bulletins

Further Amendments to Local Government Legislation Now in Effect

In a previous bulletin we reviewed legislative changes to be introduced by the Municipal Affairs Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2021 (the...

17Feb
2022
Client Bulletins

Province Lifts Majority of COVID-19 Restrictions

The Provincial Health Officer announced the easing of COVID-19 safety measures in BC effective February 17, 2022. While the written orders...

30Nov
2021
Client Bulletins

Update on Significant Amendments to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

Significant changes to British Columbia’s freedom of information and privacy law came into force on November 25, 2021. As our previous...

26Nov
2021
Seminar Papers

What’s New in the World of Freedom of Information?

The law and procedure surrounding freedom of information (“FOI”) is in a constant state of flux. Its state of play continues to be altered...

27Oct
2021
Client Bulletins

Significant Amendments to Local Government Legislation Proposed in Bill 26

The provincial legislature tabled Bill 26 – Municipal Affairs Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2021 on October 26, 2021. The proposed...

22Sep
2021
Client Bulletins

Timeline for Upcoming Changes to Electronic Meetings

Next week, two important dates will come up for local governments in relation to the holding of meetings through electronic means. On...

13Sep
2021
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 32, Number 3 - UBCM Conference Issue

In this UBCM Conference issue:Conflict of Interest or Community of Interest? Court Interprets the "Electors Generally" Exception - Julia...

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