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Sukhbir Manhas

Recent Publications

24Nov
2018
Seminar Papers

Expropriation 201

In this paper, we go beyond the general process to be followed by local governments when exercising their expropriation powers and...

01Sep
2018
Events

2019 LGMA CAO Forum - Kelowna (Feb 7)

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "Legal Update" at the Local Government Management Association CAO Forum being held...

01Sep
2018
Events

LGMA Corporate Officers Forum - Kelowna

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session on November 22 entitled "Legal Update" at the Local Government Management Association...

09May
2018
Events

LMLGA 2018 AGM and Conference - Whistler

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session at the Lower Mainland Local Government Association 2018 AGM and Conference being held in...

20Apr
2018
Events

TOLGMA 2018 Conference - Osoyoos

Sukhbir Manhas will be speaking at the Thompson Okanagan Local Government Association Annual Conference being held in Osoyoos April...

19Apr
2018
Events

VILGMA 2018 Annual Conference - Parksville

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a Marijuana Legal Update at the Vancouver Island Local Government Association Annual Conference being...

13Apr
2018
Events

AVICC 2018 AGM & Convention - Victoria

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "How Local Governments Handle Cannabis Legislation" at the Association of Vancouver...

22Feb
2018
Events

2018 LGMA CAO Forum - Vancouver

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "Legal Update" at the Local Government Management Association CAO Forum being held...

20Dec
2017
Client Bulletins

The Honourable Madam Justice Marzari

It is with honour that we advise that our partner, colleague, and friend, Francesca Marzari, was appointed as a Justice of the British...

28Nov
2017
Seminar Papers

Assessment Appeals: What is the Role for Local Government?

This paper explores the following: 1. Legislation Overview; 2. Considerations on Getting Involved; 3. How to get Involved; and 4....

13Oct
2017
Events

LGMA Clerks & Corporate Officers Forum - Victoria

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session on October 13 entitled "Legal Update" at the Local Government Management Association...

25Sep
2017
Events

2017 UBCM Convention - Vancouver

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "Cannabis Legalization" at the 2017 UBCM Conference, being held in Vancouver...

14Jun
2017
Events

GFOABC BC Conference 2017 - Victoria

Reece Harding and Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "The Role of Local Governments in Assessment Appeals" at the...

05Apr
2017
Events

LMLGMA 2017 Conference - Guildford, Surrey

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "Legal Update" at the Lower Mainland Local Government Management Association 2017...

24Feb
2017
Events

LGMA CAO Forum - Victoria

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "Legal Update" at the Local Government Management Association CAO Forum being held...

28Nov
2016
Seminar Papers

The A to Z of Local Government Procurement

As we all know, local governments are significant consumers of both goods and services. Local governments purchase a vast array of goods,...

18Nov
2016
Events

VILGMA 2016 Annual Conference - Campbell River

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "Ethics in Local Government" at the Vancouver Island Local Government Association...

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....

16Sep
2016
Events

TOLGMA 2016 Conference - Vernon

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "Homelessness Issues and Update on Marijuana Sales Usage" at the Thompson Okanagan...

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...

22Jun
2016
Events

LGMA Annual Conference - Nanaimo

Sukhbir Manhas and Carolyn MacEachern will be presenting a session entitled "Local Government Governance: Anatomy of a Respectful...

12May
2016
Events

CLE - Subdivision, Regulation, and Discretion Course - Vancouver

Sukhbir Manhas will be one of the course presenters at The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia's upcoming course...

29Apr
2016
Events

AKBLG 2016 Conference - Kimberley

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "Promoting Business in the Face of the Prohibition Against Assistance" at the...

14Apr
2016
Events

WKBLGMA 2016 Conference - Fairmont Hot Springs

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "Medical Marijuana" at the West Kootenay Boundary Local Government Management...

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...

26Feb
2016
Events

LGMA CAO Forum - Kelowna

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "Legal Update" at the Local Government Management Association CAO Forum being held...

30Nov
2015
Seminar Papers

Anatomy of a Workplace Investigation

You have received a complaint of bullying and harassment in the workplace. What do you do? The first step is to review the complaint and...

20Nov
2015
Events

VILGMA 2015 Annual Conference - Nanaimo

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "Legal Update" at the Vancouver Island Local Government Association Annual...

16Oct
2015
Events

LGMA Corporate Officers Forum - Richmond

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session on October 16 entitled "Legal Update" at the Local Government Management Association...

11Sep
2015
Events

TOLGMA 2015 Conference - Osoyoos

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "Council Relations" at the Thompson Okanagan Local Government Association Annual...

17Jun
2015
Events

LGMA Annual Conference - Prince George

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled "Have you Been Defamed?" at the Local Government Management Association Annual...

26Feb
2015
Events

LGMA CAO Forum - Richmond

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session at the Local Government Management Association CAO Forum being held February 25-27, 2015 in...

01Dec
2014
Seminar Papers

Defamation: What Are Your Rights?

Unlike the officers and employees of a private corporation, as an officer or employee of a local government, you are often in the public...

16Oct
2014
Events

LGMA Corporate Officers Forum - Kelowna

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session on October 16 entitled Contracts and Agreements at the Local Government Management...

16Oct
2014
Events

LGMA Corporate Officers Forum - Kelowna

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session on October 16 entitled Caselaw Update at the Local Government Management Association...

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...

20Feb
2014
Events

LGMA CAO Forum - Vancouver

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session entitled Controlling Council Conduct at the Local Government Management Association CAO Forum...

02Dec
2013
Seminar Papers

Medical Marihuana Update

The issues surrounding the growing and distribution of medical marihuana have been of particular interest to local governments over the...

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...

12Sep
2013
Events

TOLGMA 2013 Conference - Salmon Arm

Sukhbir Manhas will be presenting a session on Legalized Grow Ops and Land Use/Zoning and Potential Enforcement Implications at the...

06Jul
2013
Events

Annual National Conference of the Canadian Institute of Planners - Vancouver

Sukhbir Manhas is presenting a session entitled "Procedural and Public Due Process in Planning Law" at the Advance Workshop of the Annual...

30Nov
2012
Events

Young Anderson Annual Local Government Law Seminar - Vancouver

Young, Anderson will be presenting its Annual Local Government Law Seminar on November 30, 2012 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, 900...

20Jan
2012
Client Bulletins

Supreme Court of Canada Upholds North Cowichan Tax Rates Bylaw

On January 20, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered unanimous Reasons for Judgment in Catalyst Paper Corp. v. North Cowichan...

18Jan
2012
Blog

Supreme Court of Canada - Catalyst Paper v. District of North Cowichan - Reasons

The Reasons for Judgment in Catalyst Paper Corporation v. Corporation of the District of North Cowichan, heard in the Supreme Court of...

02Dec
2011
Events

Young Anderson Annual Client Seminar Vancouver

Young, Anderson held its annual Vancouver Client Seminar on December 2, 2011 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.

15Sep
2011
Events

Case Law Update

Sukhbir Manhas presented a case law update at the Thompson Okanagan Local Government Management Association Chapter Annual Conference in...

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...

09Mar
2011
Client Bulletins

The Constitutional Duty to Consult First Nations

In Reasons for Judgment delivered yesterday in the case of Adams Lake Indian Band v. British Columbia, the British Columbia Supreme Court...

03Dec
2010
Seminar Papers

Construction Projects: From Start to Finish

In this paper, we will provide you with techniques in managing risk in contractual relationships for construction projects. The...

03Dec
2010
Events

Young, Anderson Annual Client Seminar

Young, Anderson held its annual Client Seminar on December 3, 2010 at the Hotel Vancouver.

29Apr
2010
Client Bulletins

Court of Appeal Upholds North Cowichan Tax Rates Bylaw

On April 22, 2010, the British Columbia Court of Appeal delivered Reasons for Judgment in Catalyst Paper Corporation v. North Cowichan...

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...

27Nov
2009
Seminar Papers

Public Hearings

We are all very familiar with the requirement of section 890 of the Local Government Act that local governments hold a public hearing...

01Jun
2009
Newsletter

Newsletter Volume 20 Number 2

In this Issue: Provincial consultation with local governments - a matter of principle? Consultation failure invalidates Island bylaws,...

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