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    QS 2.0 allows you to share and contribute annotations and content for the benefit of others in your organization. Link building and document upload tools help to ensure annotations are dynamic and flexible enough to incorporate related documentation. Over time, these Organizational Annotations will add significant historical research value – a powerful contribution to the knowledge management of your organization.

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Organizational annotations (OAs) will help to facilitate collaborative discussion and awareness about legislative issues and cases that may be of interest to others in your organization.

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What is an annotation?

Traditionally, an annotated law will include information about the application and intent behind the sections in a law. While many of the QS Community and Expert annotations will include these types of annotations, we have broadened the definition to also include references to:

By broadening the definition of an annotation, we can deliver a more dynamic, flexible and relevant research tool that will evolve over time and as laws change.

Types of Annotations

Quickscribe 2.0 offers you the ability to make and save annotations as Private (only readable by you) or Organizational (accessible to only those in your organization); both are encrypted. Annotations can also be posted to the Quickscribe Community. These are moderated and some restrictions apply. Quickscribe's Expert Annotators will contribute annotations for the benefit of all users.

In summary, an annotation is any note that offers additional substantive value for our users.

Annotations from our Quickscribe Experts

A right of first refusal can create an interest in land. See: Alim Holdings Ltd. v. Tom Howe Holdings Ltd., 2016 BCCA 84, para. 38.

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Peter Roberts, Lawson Lundell LLP on PROPERTY LAW ACT

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Debby Cumberford, Deborah M. Cumberford on BUSINESS CORPORATIONS ACT

In a judicial review of a decision of the Environmental Appeal Board, the BC Court of Appeal interpreted the provisions of the Partnership Act pertaining to limited partnerships.

The Court of Appeal concluded that:

1. a limited partnership is not a legal entity;

2. a limi...

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Melanie Harmer, McMillan LLP on PARTNERSHIP ACT

Per section 51 of the Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act 2015, neither the Burnaby Refinery and Prince George Refinery is an oil and gas activity at this time.

51 (1) Despite section 1 (2) of the Oil and Gas Activities Act, as amended by this Act, and subject to subsecti...

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Anita Mathur, BC Oil & Gas Commission on OIL AND GAS ACTIVITIES ACT

As Rob Miller has correctly pointed out, there appears to be an issue with the wording in this section. The sentence likely should include "of the" between "portion" and "highway".

Because this wording is also reflected in the official source, the change may need to be made l...

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Michael Pasta, Quickscribe Services Ltd. on MOTOR VEHICLE ACT REGULATIONS 26/58

This section should be taken at face value, which means that the 30-day period is unique to each member receiving a LITB. For example, if an administrator gets a "bounce back" and have to send out the statement again, the 30-day period does not start till the member actually g...

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Murray Campbell, Lawson Lundell LLP on PENSION BENEFITS STANDARDS REGULATION 71/2015

BC’s shortened limitation period continues to catch creditors unawares. In a recent BC Court of Appeal decision, 0969708 B.C. Ltd. v. Leatherman, a mortgage was declared invalid because default had taken place more than two years before the start of foreclosure proceedings....

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Greg GEHLEN, GEHLEN DABBS LAWYERS on LIMITATION ACT

Erecting a monument or creating a historic site could constitute activity proscribed under s. 7 of the Code.

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Katherine Hardie, Human Rights Tribunal on HUMAN RIGHTS CODE

Effective August 1, 2017, the prescribed special projects will be specified in Section 9 of the Petroleum and Natural Gas General Regulation.

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Paul Wilson, Fasken Martineau on PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS ACT

The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority is authorized by Part 3.1 of the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Act to impose development cost charges to assist with the capital costs of providing, constructing, altering or expanding assets, fa...

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Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson on LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT

Section 179 of the Family Law Act provides for the Supreme Court to appoint one or more persons as trustee over property to which a minor is entitled or may become entitled. The court may terminate a trustee’s appointment and order that the property be transferred to another...

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Philippa Estall, Public Guardian And Trustee of British Columbia on FAMILY LAW ACT

Section 43(4) was also applied in Estate of Le Gallais, 2017 BCSC 1699m to uphold a charging clause allowing the executor to also charge legal fees, although the executor was one of the witnesses to the will.

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Stanley Rule, Sabey Rule LLP on WILLS, ESTATES AND SUCCESSION ACT

Bill 15 recognizes that there are reasons beyond contravention that may necessitate cancelling or suspending a special project designation- such as the designation having been spent or, in the current environment, being no longer appropriate. Many designations were in place fo...

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Anita Mathur, BC Oil & Gas Commission on OIL AND GAS ACTIVITIES ACT

In Kerfoot v. Richter, 2018 BCCA 238, the Court of Appeal confirmed that the test pursuant to both this 25-14 (8) and Rule 22-1(7)(d) to convert a petition to an action is "whether, on the relevant facts and applicable law, there is a bona fide triable issue." The judge hearin...

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Stanley Rule, Sabey Rule LLP on SUPREME COURT CIVIL RULES (B.C. Reg. 168/2009)

The Wildfire Act and this regulation mandate a proactive approach to the prevention of wildfires, and requires an active presence at each site of dangerous activity contemplated in Section 6(3). A person carrying out a high risk activity may rely upon a single firewatcher to ...

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Jeff Waatainen, DLA Piper LLP on WILDFIRE REGULATION 38/2005

This is a very useful provision for treaty First Nations, because it confirms that these types of dedications do not operate to convey title to the Crown - title to the dedicated land remains vested in the First Nation.

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John Doolan, Miller Thomson LLP on LAND TITLE ACT

Decisions of the Chief Inspector are to be reviewed on a standard of reasonableness.

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Robin Longe, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP on MINES ACT

An application under s. 42(2) of the Infants Act may be brought if the Public Guardian and Trustee has unreasonably delayed in providing statutory comments or consent to a settlement pursuant to s. 40. The Public Guardian and Trustee must be given 10 days’ notice of the appl...

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Philippa Estall, Public Guardian And Trustee of British Columbia on INFANTS ACT

In a judicial review of a decision of the Environmental Appeal Board, the BC Court of Appeal interpreted the provisions of the Partnership Act pertaining to limited partnerships.

The Court of Appeal concluded that:

1. a limited partnership is not a legal entity;

2. a limi...

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Melanie Harmer, McMillan LLP on PARTNERSHIP ACT

This is a very useful provision for treaty First Nations, because it confirms that these types of dedications do not operate to convey title to the Crown - title to the dedicated land remains vested in the First Nation.

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John Doolan, Miller Thomson LLP on LAND TITLE ACT

Effective August 1, 2017, the prescribed special projects will be specified in Section 9 of the Petroleum and Natural Gas General Regulation.

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Paul Wilson, Fasken Martineau on PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS ACT

Cambie Surgeries Corp v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2018 BCSC 1141

The plaintiff’s application to amend its Notice of Civil Claim for the categories of housekeeping, necessity, and deficiency issues were agreed by the Defendants. The plaintiff’s application to i...

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Kimberly Jakeman, Harper Grey LLP on MEDICARE PROTECTION ACT

Ms. Podwinski challenged the validity of a bylaw claiming it was a breach of section 116 of the Act. Under section 116 only certain arrears, particularly in this case, arrears of "strata fees", entitle the strata corporation to register a lien under the Act.

Section 116 ex...

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Mary Brunton, Reed Pope Law Corporation on STRATA PROPERTY ACT

Where it is clear that a director is the driving force behind the oppressive conduct, the director should be held personally liable. Otherwise, minority shareholders/complainants faced the risk of being denied their costs . They also faced the prospect of the imposition of lia...

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Debby Cumberford, Deborah M. Cumberford on BUSINESS CORPORATIONS ACT

“Occupational association” is defined in s. 1 of the Code to mean “an organization, other than a trade union or employers’ organization, in which membership is a prerequisite to carrying on a trade, occupation or profession”.

The Human Rights Tribunal has found the...

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Devyn Cousineau, Human Rights Tribunal on HUMAN RIGHTS CODE

British Columbia v. Philip Morris International, Inc., 2018 SCC 36, for the purposes of interpreting Section 2(5)(b) of the Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act: “health care records and documents of particular individual insured persons” means clinical recor...

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Kimberly Jakeman, Harper Grey LLP on TOBACCO DAMAGES AND HEALTH CARE COSTS RECOVERY ACT

Scott v. College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia, 2016 BCCA 180: Section 35 of the Health Professions Act permits an inquiry committee to impose limits or conditions on the practice of the designated health profession by the registrant or suspend the registration of ...

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Guy Brown, Harper Grey LLP on HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT

In Gehring v. Chevron, 2006 BCSC 1639, the BC Supreme Court found that the definition of person causes directors and officers (and employees and agents) of a person to automatically constitute responsible persons where the corporate person is a 'responsible person'. For the pu...

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Richard Bereti, Harper Grey LLP on ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT

The Blueberry River First Nation unsuccessfully sought to enjoin the Crown from allowing any further development (logging and oil and gas development, processing and transportation) within portions (“critical areas”) of its traditional territories pending trial of its acti...

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Mark Oulton, Hunter Litigation Chambers on FOREST ACT

A voir dire in the trial of Dimitrijevic v Pavlovich addressed the admissibiilty of a "critique report" on the purported deficiencies of a parenting assessment. The law in British Columbia on rebuttal reports has been distinctly unfavourable since the 2010 decision of Burnyeat...

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John-Paul Boyd, John-Paul Boyd Arbitration Chambers on FAMILY LAW ACT

This section was applied by the court in the case of Al-Sabah Estate, 2015 BCSC 1781. In that case a grant of administration had issued to an administrator who was found to have failed to give proper notice to the beneficiaries and to have failed to advise the court of the he...

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Genevieve Taylor, Legacy Tax & Trust Lawyers LLP on WILLS, ESTATES AND SUCCESSION ACT

As Rob Miller has correctly pointed out, there appears to be an issue with the wording in this section. The sentence likely should include "of the" between "portion" and "highway".

Because this wording is also reflected in the official source, the change may need to be made l...

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Michael Pasta, Quickscribe Services Ltd. on MOTOR VEHICLE ACT REGULATIONS 26/58

As with the definition of Employee, the definition of Employer will be accorded a liberal interpretation. The use of the word “includes” rather than “means” in its definition in the Employment Standards Act demonstrates that the Legislature has intentionally left this ...

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Daniel Sorensen, Sorensen Smith LLP on EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ACT

The Police Act, RSBC 1996 c. 367, permits the Police Complaint Commissioner to order an external investigation into matters that have already been the subject of an internal discipline proceeding: Elsner v. British Columbia (Police Complaint Commissioner), 2018 BCCA 147

For...

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OnPoint Legal Research, Onpoint Legal Research Law Corporation on POLICE ACT

The recent decision of the Nisga'a Lisims Government v. Nisga'a Valley Health Authority 2017 BCSC 2363 involved a validation of a vote taken at a members' meeting of the Health Authority. The defect was that the Health Authority's Bylaws required a vote to be taken by a show ...

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Margaret Mason, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP on SOCIETIES ACT

The term “production capacity” for a mine refers to the proponent’s intended production capacity rather than a theoretical maximum production for the purposes of a “reviewable project” classification.

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Robin Longe, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP on REVIEWABLE PROJECTS REGULATION 370/2002

This provision has the same effect as section 33(5.1) of the old PBSA, which came into force on July 15, 1999. This means that since July 15, 1999 a BC DC RPP may require that terminated members take their account balances out of the plan.

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Murray Campbell, Lawson Lundell LLP on PENSION BENEFITS STANDARDS ACT

The Tribunal found a breach of s. 7(1)(a) where a person went to the complainant's work place and, with the intention of undermining the complainant in his employment based on his gender identity and expression, showed his supervisor a photo of the complainant wearing a dress....

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Katherine Hardie, Human Rights Tribunal on HUMAN RIGHTS CODE

The South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority is authorized by Part 3.1 of the South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Act to impose development cost charges to assist with the capital costs of providing, constructing, altering or expanding assets, fa...

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Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson on LOCAL GOVERNMENT ACT

Section 1(1): In Duncan v Lessing, 2018 BCCA 9, the Court of Appeal considered the application of the Privacy Act to the disclosure of private information of a party obtained by a lawyer acting against that party in litigation. The information was disclosed outside the litigat...

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Eileen Vanderburgh, AHBL Management Limited Partnership on PRIVACY ACT

It is not clear if the limitation period on distributing the estate applies when no application has been made, or will ever be made, for a representation grant.

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Emma McArthur, Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP on WILLS, ESTATES AND SUCCESSION ACT

The Wildfire Act and this regulation mandate a proactive approach to the prevention of wildfires, and requires an active presence at each site of dangerous activity contemplated in Section 6(3). A person carrying out a high risk activity may rely upon a single firewatcher to ...

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Jeff Waatainen, DLA Piper LLP on WILDFIRE REGULATION 38/2005

It is not clear if the limitation period on distributing the estate applies when no application has been made, or will ever be made, for a representation grant.

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Emma McArthur, Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP on WILLS, ESTATES AND SUCCESSION ACT

The recent decision of the Nisga'a Lisims Government v. Nisga'a Valley Health Authority 2017 BCSC 2363 involved a validation of a vote taken at a members' meeting of the Health Authority. The defect was that the Health Authority's Bylaws required a vote to be taken by a show ...

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Margaret Mason, Norton Rose Fulbright LLP on SOCIETIES ACT

This section was applied by the court in the case of Al-Sabah Estate, 2015 BCSC 1781. In that case a grant of administration had issued to an administrator who was found to have failed to give proper notice to the beneficiaries and to have failed to advise the court of the he...

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Genevieve Taylor, Legacy Tax & Trust Lawyers LLP on WILLS, ESTATES AND SUCCESSION ACT

Forjay Management Ltd. v. Peeverconn Properties Inc., 2018 BCCA 188, addresses a number of issues raised by this troublesome section, including the proper interpretation of sub-ss. 193(b) and (c), in the context of a receivership. The Court also held that even though these we...

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Greg GEHLEN, GEHLEN DABBS LAWYERS on BANKRUPTCY AND INSOLVENCY ACT [FEDERAL]

A pecuniary interest, whether direct or indirect, cannot be inferred from the mere existence of a family relationship. In Fairbrass v. Hansma, 2010 BCCA 319, the court refused to find an indirect pecuniary interest on the part of the mayor in a vote on a rezoning bylaw. The ma...

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Michael Hargraves, Stewart McDannold Stuart on COMMUNITY CHARTER

Assam Co. India Ltd. v. Canoro Resources Ltd., 2014 BCSC 370 at para. 42

Principles under this provision include that:

1. Broad deference and respect is to be accorded to international arbitration tribunals;

2. This Court is generally not empowered to scrutinize the arb...

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Joe McArthur, BLAKE, CASSELS & GRAYDON LLP on INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION ACT

In Abbass v. The Western Health Care Corporation, 2017 NLCA 24, the Court found that the availability of a statutory review mechanism by a tribunal of the need for continued detention did not constitute a complete, comprehensive and expert procedure that justified a superior c...

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Laura Johnston, Community Legal Assistance Society on MENTAL HEALTH ACT

As with the definition of Employee, the definition of Employer will be accorded a liberal interpretation. The use of the word “includes” rather than “means” in its definition in the Employment Standards Act demonstrates that the Legislature has intentionally left this ...

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Daniel Sorensen, Sorensen Smith LLP on EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ACT

Scott v. College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia, 2016 BCCA 180: Section 35 of the Health Professions Act permits an inquiry committee to impose limits or conditions on the practice of the designated health profession by the registrant or suspend the registration of ...

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Guy Brown, Harper Grey LLP on HEALTH PROFESSIONS ACT

In Gehring v. Chevron, 2006 BCSC 1639, the BC Supreme Court found that the definition of person causes directors and officers (and employees and agents) of a person to automatically constitute responsible persons where the corporate person is a 'responsible person'. For the pu...

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Richard Bereti, Harper Grey LLP on ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT

Temporary layoffs are considered in the May 2018 issue of The Advocate. See Bhalloo, S. and Holbrook, H., "Temporary Layoff: A Comparitive Review of the Law in British Columbia and Alberta" (2018) 76 Advocate 361-377.

See also s. 72(1)(a) of the Employment Standards Act in...

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Michael Bain, Hamilton Howell Bain & Gould on EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ACT

In obiter, the Court of Appeal explained the point of s. 21 as: "there will be situations in which a mortgage remains on title after a transfer. The section implies terms into transfer agreements in an attempt to impose commercially sensible results where the parties have not ...

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Peter Roberts, Lawson Lundell LLP on PROPERTY LAW ACT

Temporary layoffs are considered in the May 2018 issue of The Advocate. See Bhalloo, S. and Holbrook, H., "Temporary Layoff: A Comparitive Review of the Law in British Columbia and Alberta" (2018) 76 Advocate 361-377.

See also s. 72(1)(a) of the Employment Standards Act in...

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Michael Bain, Hamilton Howell Bain & Gould on EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS ACT

The test for discrimination in services proceeds in two steps.

First, a complainant must prove a case of prima facie discrimination, namely that:

(1) they have a characteristic protected by the Human Rights Code;

(2) they experienced an adverse impact with respect to the s...

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Devyn Cousineau, Human Rights Tribunal on HUMAN RIGHTS CODE

An “after work” fire watch required under Schedule 3 of the Wildfire Regulation, B.C. Reg. 38/2005, O.C. 94/2005, at a worksite where high-risk activity occurs must begin after all work has ended, and not just the high-risk activity: British Columbia v. Canadian Forest Pro...

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OnPoint Legal Research, Onpoint Legal Research Law Corporation on WILDFIRE REGULATION 38/2005

A pecuniary interest, whether direct or indirect, cannot be inferred from the mere existence of a family relationship. In Fairbrass v. Hansma, 2010 BCCA 319, the court refused to find an indirect pecuniary interest on the part of the mayor in a vote on a rezoning bylaw. The ma...

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Michael Hargraves, Stewart McDannold Stuart on COMMUNITY CHARTER

In Abbass v. The Western Health Care Corporation, 2017 NLCA 24, the Court found that the availability of a statutory review mechanism by a tribunal of the need for continued detention did not constitute a complete, comprehensive and expert procedure that justified a superior c...

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Laura Johnston, Community Legal Assistance Society on MENTAL HEALTH ACT

In C.S.M. v W.S.L., a case between and adult child and a payor father, the Provincial Court determined that an RESP fund is property rather than a special expenses, and as such is "an asset to be dealt with under the division of property in the respective parts of the FLA," ov...

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John-Paul Boyd, John-Paul Boyd Arbitration Chambers on FAMILY LAW ACT

When an 'expert' is issued a subpoena to testify to facts as opposed to opinion evidence they are entitled to no more conduct money than any other witness of fact.

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Erik Magraken, MacIsaac & Company on SUPREME COURT CIVIL RULES (B.C. Reg. 168/2009)

Section 2(3)(b): In Duncan v Lessing, 2018 BCCA 9, the Court of Appeal considered the application of the Privacy Act to the disclosure of private information in the litigation process, specifically through the delivery of application materials seeking production of documents ...

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Eileen Vanderburgh, AHBL Management Limited Partnership on PRIVACY ACT

If a Plaintiff purchases "After the Event" Insurance that is a factor a Court can consider under this subsection.

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Erik Magraken, MacIsaac & Company on SUPREME COURT CIVIL RULES (B.C. Reg. 168/2009)

Assam Co. India Ltd. v. Canoro Resources Ltd., 2014 BCSC 370 at para. 42

Principles under this provision include that:

1. Broad deference and respect is to be accorded to international arbitration tribunals;

2. This Court is generally not empowered to scrutinize the arb...

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Joe McArthur, BLAKE, CASSELS & GRAYDON LLP on INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION ACT

The Blueberry River First Nation unsuccessfully sought to enjoin the Crown from allowing any further development (logging and oil and gas development, processing and transportation) within portions (“critical areas”) of its traditional territories pending trial of its acti...

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Mark Oulton, Hunter Litigation Chambers on FOREST ACT

Ms. Podwinski challenged the validity of a bylaw claiming it was a breach of section 116 of the Act. Under section 116 only certain arrears, particularly in this case, arrears of "strata fees", entitle the strata corporation to register a lien under the Act.

Section 116 ex...

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Mary Brunton, Reed Pope Law Corporation on STRATA PROPERTY ACT