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Michael Moll

Recent Publications

11Mar
2019
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 30, Number 1

Wu v. Vancouver: When Making Permitting Decisions, Slow Doesn't Equal Negligent - Guy PattersonCourt Upholds Increased Fee for Building...

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...

21Nov
2018
Client Bulletins

Legislation to allow "Ride-Sharing" Proposed by BC Legislature

Local governments will likely be interested in proposed amendments to provincial legislation relating to online platform “ride-sharing”...

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...

16May
2018
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 29, Number 2 - LGMA Conference Issue

In this LGMA Conference issue: Missed by a Milestone: Damages Award Against City Upheld in Tendering Case - Joe Scafe BC New...

13Mar
2018
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 29, Number 1

In this Issue: Supreme Court of Canada Expands Protection Against Discrimination in the Employment Context - Carolyn MacEachern...

28Nov
2017
Seminar Papers

Dealing with Aggressive Members of the Public

Aggression / n. 1. the act or practice of attacking without provocation, esp. beginning a quarrel or war. 2. an unprovoked attack. 3....

25Sep
2017
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 28, Number 3 - UBCM Conference Issue

In this UBCM Conference issue: Do not disturb: Striking a balance between welcoming public spaces and freedom of expression - Stefanie...

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

When is a Highway Really a Highway?

This paper is not about the typical highway, the road recorded in the Land Title Office, named and paved by the local government and...

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....

05Apr
2016
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 27, Number 1

In this Issue: Edmonton's Uber-Friendly Bylaw - Michael Moll Reminder: Judgements on Title Must be Renewed Every 2 Years - Don...

25Feb
2016
Client Bulletins

Federal Court Quashes New Medical Marihuana Regulations

The state of flux and uncertainty surrounding medical marihuana production and distribution continues with yesterday’s decision of the...

30Nov
2015
Seminar Papers

To Air (BnB) is Human: Regulating the Share Economy

This paper will focus on two of the most prominent businesses utilizing the share economy: ride share services such as Uber, and services...

19Jun
2015
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 26, Number 2 - LGMA Conference Issue

In this LGMA Conference issue: Tempest in a TeaPOT? Letters of Intent, Business Licensing and the ALR - Francesca MarzariWorksafe...

15Apr
2015
Blog

Don't Hype the Belief

In Mouvement laïque québécois v. Saguenay (City), 2015 SCC 16 the Supreme Court of Canada found a municipal bylaw to be inoperative,...

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...

15Sep
2013
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 24, Number 3 - UBCM Conference Issue

In this UBCM Conference issue:BCSC Upholds Local Government Authority to Regulate Long-Term Moorage - Barry WilliamsonCourt Confirms...

24Sep
2012
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 23, Number 2 - UBCM Conference Issue

In this UBCM Conference Issue: No-Fee Emergency Calls (Taxes Apply), It's Party Time!, Worksafe BC to Adjudicate Claims of Harassment...

21Sep
2011
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 22, Number 2 - UBCM Conference Issue

In this UBCM Conference Issue: Some Observations on the Municipal Auditor General, Provincial Consultation Requirements “Aspirational”,...

03Dec
2010
Seminar Papers

Telecommunications: Towers of (Federal) Power

While some telecommunication towers, such as the CN Tower, can offer multiple uses and be heralded as a landmark, other telecommunication...

01Sep
2010
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 21, Number 2

In this Issue: Court OKs process for Surrey civic centre expropriation, What's the big deal about Arkinstall? (Or how to stop worrying...

01Mar
2010
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 21 Number 1

In this Issue: "Curious" tender clause unenforceable, Tax bylaws not land use planning tools, Catalyst update: Vancouver Island tax...

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...

01Mar
2009
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 20 Number 1

In this issue: No Charter protection for sidewalk encroachments, Municipal access agreements: CRTC allows road degradation fees,...

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...

28Nov
2008
Seminar Papers

Smut, Smoking and Skinny Dipping: Avoiding "Criminal" Bylaws

Certain matters, such as pornography, nudity and drugs, have inspired municipalities to adopt bylaws that resemble criminal law. Such...

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