The days of the current Society Act are officially numbered. It has now been announced that the new Societies Act will come into force on November 28, 2016.
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The BC Court of Appeal has upheld a trial decision that requires the historical polluter of James Island to pay the current landowner $4.75 million for monies spent remediating a contaminated site on the island.
In 2009, the BC Court of Appeal turned its mind to the growing issue of homelessness and clarified the scope of Charter protections for those who have no option but to spend the night on public lands.
Parliament recently enacted significant changes, beginning in 2016, to the taxation of estates, trusts and charitable giving on death. If your estate plan includes trusts or charitable giving, or if you are an executor or a trustee, you may be affected by these changes and you should seek legal advice.
Many people assume that the most challenging part of settlement negotiations is the bargaining.
As of September 16, 2015, the City of Vancouver (“City”) has amended its Remediation on City Streets Policy (“Policy”) to bring it in line with the requirements of the BC Contaminated Sites Regulation (“CSR”) and other municipalities.
Medical marijuana is more readily available than ever.
Registered charities have traditionally been unable to invest in limited partnership units without jeopardizing their tax-exempt status.