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20Sep
2021

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Young, Anderson’s office will be closed on September 30th in recognition of National Truth and Reconciliation Day. In June, the federal...

15Sep
2021

New Events and Gatherings Order Includes Vaccine Card Requirements

On September 10, the Provincial Health Officer issued a new Order under the Public Heath Act of BC concerning Gatherings and Events (the...

02Sep
2021

New Mask Order Issued from the PHO: September 2, 2021

The Provincial Health Officer issued a new order today in respect of the provincial mask mandate (the “Order”). The Order states that it...

26Aug
2021

Mandatory Vaccines: Guidance for Employers

The provincial and federal governments, as well as several private corporations, have recently announced new requirements for masks,...

10Aug
2021

Local Governments Get Ability To Regulate Single-use Plastics

On July 26, 2021, the Province made Ministerial Order No. M309, which amends the Spheres of Concurrent Jurisdiction - Environment and...

21Jul
2021

BC Human Rights Commissioner Issues Guidance on Proof of Vaccination Requirements

As COVID-19 vaccination rates continue to increase and BC has entered Step 3 of its re-start plan, the BC Human Rights Commissioner has...

06Jul
2021

Phase 3 Restart – Transitioning Away from COVID-19 Safety Plans

As part of Step 3 of BC’s Restart Plan, employers are being encouraged to begin transitioning from COVID-19 Safety Plans to developing...

11Jun
2021

BC Court of Appeal Restores the City’s Decisions Regarding Expiration of Building Permits

On June 9, 2021, the BC Court of Appeal released reasons for judgment in Yu v. Richmond (City), 2021 BCCA 226. In this case, the Court...

10Jun
2021

National Truth and Reconciliation Day

Federal workplaces, and workplaces that observe federal holidays, now have a new statutory holiday. On June 3, 2021, Royal Assent was given...

13May
2021

Bill 13-2021: Paid Sick Leave

On May 11, 2021, Bill 13-2021, which amends the Employment Standard Act, RSBC 1996 c 113, received its first reading. Bill 13-2021...

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