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Mike Quattrocchi

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

All You Need to Know About Parks

When strolling through a beautiful BC park on a Sunday walk, one frequently ponders the nature of the park, articulating fascinating and...

16Oct
2018
Client Bulletins

Elections Questions? Call us - our E-Team is ready!

In order to assist with the upcoming local government elections, we have a designated team of lawyers to respond to your elections...

28Nov
2017
Seminar Papers

Strata Property: A Primer for Local Goverments

Subdivision by way of strata plan is becoming more common each year as developers seek to capitalize on sale of land that is smaller 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...

20Mar
2017
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 28, Number 1

In this Issue: Settlement Records Protected from Disclosure in British Columbia - Francesca Marzari Top Ten Tips for Municipalities as...

28Nov
2016
Seminar Papers

Managing the Market: The Affordable Housing Toolkit

This paper examines some of the local government powers available to address affordable housing issues in British Columbia. The first...

30Nov
2015
Seminar Papers

Conflict of Interest

It is the summer of 1893, Judge Walkem of the British Columbia Supreme Court has ordered that the City of Victoria be prohibited from...

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,...

03Dec
2012
Seminar Papers

Agreements; The Top 10 List

This paper contains, with no attempt at “Lettermanesque” humour, a “top 10” list of points for consideration with respect to local...

02Dec
2011
Seminar Papers

Local Government Procurement: Beyond "Contract A"

Most local government officials dealing with procurement matters have at least some familiarity with ‘Contract A’. It is also well...

31Oct
2011
Client Bulletins

Election Contact Information

We confirm that our lawyers will be available throughout election day on Saturday, November 19 to deal with your election questions.

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”,...

02May
2011
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 22, Number 1 - LGMA Conference Issue

In this LGMA Conference Issue: How much is that doggie in the window? He’s not for sale anymore, Between a rock and a hard place: Court...

03Dec
2010
Seminar Papers

Local Governments and Carbon Offsets

"Allowance units", "compliance units", "emission reduction units", "carbon neutrality", "carbon offsets"...What are these terms and...

27Nov
2009
Seminar Papers

The Basics of Expropriation

How does a local government take land without the consent of the owner of the land? This paper outlines, in very general terms, the...

01Nov
2008
Seminar Papers

Assistance

Local governments are subject to various rules and restrictions regarding their ability to provide financial assistance to other persons,...

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