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Read more on Doak Shirreff: COVID-19 and Employment Law

Doak Shirreff: COVID-19 and Employment Law

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The recent worldwide COVID-19 pandemic is affecting businesses everywhere. Whether it is mandatory or recommended closures, limited hours, skeleton staffing or temporary or indefinite layoffs - everyone is, or will be, impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. The various rights and obligations of employers and employees alike remain in full force and are not deferred from…

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Read more on Bill 22 – Retaking Control of BC Forests: The Illusive Public Interest Test

Bill 22 – Retaking Control of BC Forests: The Illusive Public Interest Test

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By Dennis Ryan, Partner and Head of Natural Resources, Lee Turner, Managing Partner, and Nikita Gush, Associate at Doak Shirreff Lawyers LLP, Kelowna, BC The British Columbia government recently passed the Forest Amendment Act, 2019 SBC c 31 (“Bill 22”), which received royal assent on May 30, 2019. This paper will provide a background of…

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Read more on The Orphan Well Decision: Implications for the Banking Sector

The Orphan Well Decision: Implications for the Banking Sector

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A case comment by Nikita Gush, Articled Student & Dennis Ryan, Partner and Head of the Natural Resources Group at Doak Shirreff Lawyers LLP, Kelowna BC © 2019 The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) recently held that a trustee of a bankrupt company must attend to the bankrupt’s environmental remediation obligations in priority of satisfying…

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Fixed Price Employment Law Answers for Employers and Employees with COVID-19 Questions

Are you an employer or an employee who has been effected by the global pandemic and need answers to employment and HR related questions? You need a lawyer. Scott Chambers is an experienced employment lawyer who is offering REMOTE (video-conference or telephone) consultation service at a fixed price in 30 minute ($199) and 1 hour blocks ($399). Contact Scott Chambers today at [email protected] or call 250-979-2527 or 1-800-661-4959.


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