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Wrongful Quitting: Can Your Employee Suddenly Walk Out the Door?

Canada - September 28 2016 Employers are familiar with the concept that employees must be given notice that their employment will be terminated. However, a recent decision from…

Co-authors: Natalie Cuthill.


Rolling Back Sattva: Appeal Courts Can Second Guess Contractual Interpretation

Canada - September 28 2016 A window washer’s ill-advised cleaning of the windows of a recently constructed tower not only necessitated the costly replacement of all of the…


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: Rebecca 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.

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