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Gotta have (good) faith: wrongful dismissal and aggravated damages in George v. Cowichan Tribes *

Canada - April 24 2015
In a recent decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court, George v. Cowichan Tribes,1 an employer was faulted both for dismissing an employee for…

Co-authors: Becky Rock, Tyson Gratton.


One step forward and two steps back: province found to have breached Aboriginal consultation obligations for second time *

Canada - March 6 2015
In Da'naxda'xw/Awaetlala First Nation v. British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority, 2015 BCSC 16, for the second time, the Supreme Court of British…

Co-authors: Joan M. Young.


The post-Tsilhqot’in world: Court rejects first nation’s assertion of Crown obligation to negotiate and settle litigated claims *

Canada - September 26 2014
In one of the first British Columbia decisions to consider whether new or enhanced obligations flow to the Crown from the Supreme Court of Canada's…

Co-authors: Joan M. Young.


BC Court considers striking out claims and defences of cooperating parties who delayed in disclosing existence of cooperation agreement *

Canada - September 10 2014
In complex commercial disputes, it is not uncommon for codefendants to enter into cooperation agreements in order to help facilitate a unified…

Co-authors: Jamieson D. Virgin.


Aboriginal group moves quickly to halt blockade of Band office *

Canada - June 6 2012
More and more frequently, the courts are being called upon to use their power of injunctive relief to assist parties adversely affected by blockades of their lawful operations due to disputes over resource management and development.

Co-authors: Joan M. Young.


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