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Client Bulletins 2022

May 2022

20May
2022

BC Court of Appeal Affirms Distinction Between Employees and Independent Contractors Under the Employment Standards Act

In the recent decision Beach Place Ventures Ltd. v. Employment Standards Tribunal, 2022 BCCA 147, the Court of Appeal for British Columbia...

April 2022

05Apr
2022

Province Releases DRIPA Action Plan: Implications for Local Governments

On March 30, 2022, the Province released its highly-anticipated Action Plan for implementing the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous...

March 2022

16Mar
2022

Province Lifts Mask Mandate

The Provincial Health Officer announced on March 10, 2022 that the requirement to wear masks in indoor public spaces would be lifted. As...

02Mar
2022

Further Amendments to Local Government Legislation Now in Effect

In a previous bulletin we reviewed legislative changes to be introduced by the Municipal Affairs Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2021 (the...

February 2022

17Feb
2022

Province Lifts Majority of COVID-19 Restrictions

The Provincial Health Officer announced the easing of COVID-19 safety measures in BC effective February 17, 2022. While the written orders...

09Feb
2022

Grievance Dismissed – COVID-19 Vaccine Policy Upheld

An Ontario Arbitrator recently dismissed grievances filed by the Power Workers’ Union (PWU) on behalf of 12 employees who were placed on an...

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