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Seminar Papers 2016

November 2016

28Nov
2016

Medical Marihuana in the Workplace

An increasing amount of people are being prescribed medical marihuana to deal with various medical conditions and disabilities. Given the...

28Nov
2016

Managing the Market: The Affordable Housing Toolkit

This paper examines some of the local government powers available to address affordable housing issues in British Columbia. The first...

28Nov
2016

A User Friendly Guide to New Legislation

In remarks delivered in 2013 to the Council of Canadian Administrative Tribunals, Canada’s Chief Justice described a “revolution” in...

28Nov
2016

Redrawing the Boundaries Applying the New Human Rights Legislation Locally

Recent changes to the BC Human Rights Code provide explicit protections against discrimination on the grounds of gender identity or...

28Nov
2016

Contaminated Sites A Local Governments Role

Contaminated sites exist in every community in British Columbia. The role various levels of government play in the identification,...

28Nov
2016

The 911 on What to do Before the OIPC Calls

This year marks a significant year for local governments and their relationship with the Office of the Information and Privacy...

28Nov
2016

When is a Highway Really a Highway?

This paper is not about the typical highway, the road recorded in the Land Title Office, named and paved by the local government and...

28Nov
2016

Allocating Risks Through Releases, Indemnities and Insurance

In an effort to keep legal and insurance costs down, local governments are increasingly seeking indemnities, insurance and releases from...

28Nov
2016

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,...

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