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Natural gas vehicles in British Columbia: at the intersection of public policy and utility regulation
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Canada
  • January 10 2014

FortisBC is the dominant natural gas service provider in British Columbia, serving nearly a million customers in over 125 communities in the province


Water use in BC: new changes to permitting processes
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Canada
  • January 8 2014

The Province recently approved amendments to the Water Regulation to eliminate minor but inconvenient steps in the permitting process. BC Regulation


Viewing employee’s personal email violates privacy legislation
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Canada
  • December 20 2013

On December 18, 2013, the Alberta Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner ordered an employer to provide training to its staff on


Pension benefits will not be deducted from damages for wrongful dismissal
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Canada
  • December 17 2013

On December 13, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in IBM Canada Limited v. Waterman, 2013 SCC 70. The decision clarifies that


Supreme Court of Canada backs securities commission enforcement
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Canada
  • December 9 2013

Unlike the United States, Canada does not have a national securities regulator. In Canada, each province regulates securities through its own


The Supreme Court of Canada takes a cautious step toward approving agreements correcting errors in tax planning and implementation
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Canada
  • December 3 2013

On November 28, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada released one decision in two appeals concerning a taxpayer's ability to


Significant amendments to Fisheries Act in force on November 25, 2013
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 24 2013

On November 25, 2013, significant changes to the Fisheries Act come into force. The most significant, and most controversial, change in the


Water use in BC: out with the old, in with the new (maybe)
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 22 2013

The public comment period on the Province's proposed new Water Sustainability Act has now closed. With well over 400 submissions, interest in the new


Supreme Court of Canada declares Alberta privacy legislation invalid
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 18 2013

The Supreme Court of Canada today issued its much anticipated decision in Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. United Food and


How should a strata deal with the owner from hell? - the final chapter!
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Canada
  • November 13 2013

In several earlier posts I discussed a B.C. Supreme Court decision involving problem strata owners who had, for years, defied efforts by the strata