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Seminar Papers 2015

November 2015

30Nov
2015

Open Season on Integrity: Hunting for the Right Solution for BC

This paper examines the current legislative vacuum in British Columbia in dealing with an elected official’s misconduct. The paper then...

30Nov
2015

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...

30Nov
2015

To Air (BnB) is Human: Regulating the Share Economy

This paper will focus on two of the most prominent businesses utilizing the share economy: ride share services such as Uber, and services...

30Nov
2015

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...

30Nov
2015

21st Century Works & Services Bylaw

During the last few years, our firm has had the opportunity to review and draft either replacements or revisions to numerous local...

30Nov
2015

Land Title Search & Rescue: An Overview of Charges, Liens and Interests in Land

Most local government employees will encounter a title search at some point in their careers. It can be an overwhelming experience; a...

30Nov
2015

FOI and Privacy Update

Access to information and privacy cases are making headlines in British Columbia. This year, from investigations into the use of employee...

30Nov
2015

Land Use Contracts: Good Riddance or Fond Farewell?

Land use contracts, now destined for execution, are double agents. They are creatures of the Legislature, and therefore public law tools,...

30Nov
2015

Hot Topics & Caselaw Updates

The year 2015 has seen developments in many areas of interest to local governments, both in the courts and in the realm of shifting...

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