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Once a lie, always a lie

Canada - August 19 2013 Even if told through a trustworthy witness, an untrustworthy complainant's evidence is not reliable. That's what the BC Supreme Court found recently…

BC Tribunal more than doubles historical injury to dignity awards

Canada - December 20 2013 The BC Human Rights Tribunal recently awarded a complainant damages for injury to dignity in the amount of $75,000.00. The previous high watermark…

Lou L. Poskitt.

Supreme Court to hear challenge to Saskatchewan’s labour laws

Canada - October 21 2013 In 2008, the Government of Saskatchewan introduced legislation restricting the ability of public sector workers to engage in strike activity. The…

Ilan B. Burkes.

BC Court of Appeal upholds award on exclusions from bargaining unit

Canada - November 29 2013 The Court of Appeal recently confirmed the rights of parties to a collective agreement to negotiate their own test for exclusion from the bargaining…

Lou L. Poskitt.

Federal government introduces the Economic Action Plan No. 2

Canada - October 29 2013 On October 22, 2013, the Federal government tabled Bill C-4, the Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, No. 2 (Bill C-4), which amends a number of existing…

Ilan B. Burkes.