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Read more on Owner Sues Strata Corporation for Injuries She Suffered From Paint Fumes

Owner Sues Strata Corporation for Injuries She Suffered From Paint Fumes

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An owner sued the strata corporation and the strata corporations’ property manager alleging she suffered injuries as a result of inhaling toxic paint fumes when a painting company engaged by the strata corporation repainted the common property hallways and stairways in both of the strata buildings: Wingrave v. Pure Painters Inc. ,2018 BCSC 58. The owner’s…

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Read more on Thinking About Terminating an Employee?  5 Things Every Employer Should Know First.

Thinking About Terminating an Employee?  5 Things Every Employer Should Know First.

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One of the less desirable parts of being an employer involves sometimes being forced to terminate staff members. While awkward and often painful termination meetings cannot be avoided, a potential claim for damages for wrongful dismissal can generally be sidestepped with a few simply preemptive steps.  Employers are well advised to understand their obligations to…

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Read more on What To Do When You Lose Your Job: Understanding Wrongful Dismissal

What To Do When You Lose Your Job: Understanding Wrongful Dismissal

TagsArticles, Employment Law

As has been discussed in previous postings, all employee/employer relationships are defined by an employment contract. Sometimes these contracts are written out, however, many employment contracts are implied. Simply put, this means that the terms, conditions and dynamics of the employment relationship are based on experience and on the reasonable expectations of the employee and…

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Read more on First Time Home Buyers: What You Need to Know About the Property Purchase Tax Exemption

First Time Home Buyers: What You Need to Know About the Property Purchase Tax Exemption

TagsArticles, Real Estate and Transactions

As you may know, the buyer of an interest in real estate in BC must pay property transfer tax on the closing date of the purchase totaling 1% of the first $200,000.00, and 2% on the remainder of the fair market value of the property purchased (up to $2,000,000.00). Property transfer tax is payable at…

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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 affected 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.


Our Kelowna lawyers represent clients throughout the Okanagan Valley and the rest of BC. We have a diverse practice, from personal injury representation or wills and estate planning to commercial business law or real estate transactions.

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