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Government of British Columbia Introduces Indigenous Consent Requirement for Major Projects
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • November 14 2018

On November 5, 2018, the B.C. government introduced Bill 51 - 2018: Environmental Assessment Act (Bill 51), which looks to replace the province’s


BC Government Moves Ahead with Speculation and Vacancy Tax
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • November 13 2018

On February 20, 2018, the BC Government announced its intention to implement a new tax on residential properties in certain regions of the province to


What Role Does “Fairness” Play in Statutory Interpretation?
  • Torkin Manes LLP
  • Canada
  • November 13 2018

For decades, the modern approach to statutory interpretation has required judges to discern legislative intent by examining the words of an Act in


Summary trial not suitable where plaintiff’s credibility in question due to conflicting evidence from his divorce
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • November 13 2018

Insured’s application for declaration of coverage under homeowner’s policy not suitable for determination under summary trial rule. Insurance law -


SCC Renders Judgment on Cooperative National Securities Regulator
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • November 12 2018

On November 9, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) unanimously ruled that a proposed pan-Canadian securities regulator is constitutionally


B.C. Privacy Commissioner Issues Guidance Regarding Cannabis Transactions
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • November 7 2018

Following the recent legalization of cannabis, private retailers are open for business from coast to coast. While cannabis remains illegal in other


Proposal for New Water Regulation: BC Government to Take a Lode Off of Small-Scale Placer Mining and Mineral Exploration
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 6 2018

In British Columbia, water use is governed by the Water Sustainability Act, SBC 2014, c 15, (the “WSA”) and the Water Sustainability Regulation, BC


BC court uses “test case” to resolve common and individual issues after a common issues trial
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • November 1 2018

Gautam v Canada Line Rapid Transit Inc., 2018 BCSC 1515 demonstrates that class actions do not need to follow the model of a single common issues


Lobbying in British ColumbiaPending Changes to the Lobbyists Registration Act
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • November 1 2018

On October 29, 2018, the Government of British Columbia introduced Bill 54, the proposed Lobbyists Registration Amendment Act (Bill 54), as part of


Insurance Corporation of British Columbia v. Mehat, 2018 BCCA 242
  • Harper Grey LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2018

In Insurance Corporation of British Columbia v. Mehat, 2018 BCCA 242, the Court of Appeal provides guidance on the procedural and functional