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Client Bulletins 2020

April 2020

30Apr
2020

Cyberattacks on the rise with COVID-19

Cybercrime is on the rise as we all grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and local governments are not immune to this...

23Apr
2020

Chief Justice Of BC Now Granted Discretion To Modify Court Rules

Ministerial Order 121/2020, the latest order of Minister Mike Farnworth made under s. 10(1) of the Emergency Program Act, grants the Chief...

23Apr
2020

Bylaw Enforcement Officers Now Authorized to Issue Tickets for the Unauthorized Resale of Essential Goods and Supplies and Price “Gouging”

This update is to provide local governments with information on recently granted novel powers to enforce provincial orders under the...

22Apr
2020

Electronic Attendance at Corporate Meetings

On April 21, 2020 the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General issued an order under section 10 (1) of the Emergency Program Act...

06Apr
2020

Ministerial Order M094 – Protection of Liability

On April 2, 2020, the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General issued an order under section 10 of the Emergency Program Act...

02Apr
2020

Property Assessment Appeal Board Extends Appeal Deadline to June 1

On April 2, 2020, the Property Assessment Appeal Board (PAAB) exercised its jurisdiction under Ministerial Order M086 to extend the...

02Apr
2020

Province Issues Guidance Document for Enforcement of Public Health Orders

Many local governments continue to seek clarity around enforcing the Province’s social distancing recommendations in the face of the...

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