Author: Jina Dhillon

When Can a Landlord Enter Your Rental Unit In BC?

September 15, 2019

In BC, while the tenant is entitled to reasonable privacy and exclusive use of his or her unit, landlords have rights to access residential rental units in some situations. Our...


What is ‘Reasonable Notice’ Under B.C. Employment Law?

August 13, 2019

The rights and duties of employers and employees arise both at common law and under statute. While it is advisable to provide notice for the purposes of clarity around terms...


How Are Rent Increases Permitted Under B.C.’s Updated Residential Tenancy Act?

August 1, 2019

Our aim is to help provide an understanding surrounding the rules addressing rent increases permitted under the Residential Tenancy Act (the “Act”). At the start of a tenancy, the landlord...


Is there Compensation for Dismissal Without Cause in B.C.?

July 15, 2019

Employers are required to use their judgement, free of bad faith, when terminating employment relationship. Employees who feel they have experienced dismissal without cause may sue for wrongful dismissal through...


When is Dismissal for Cause Legal in B.C.?

July 1, 2019

The purpose of this is to help understand dismissal for cause, an action taken by the employer to end the employment relationship. In BC, an employer may terminate the employment...


What Tenants and Landlords Need to Know About Changes to B.C.’s Residential Tenancy Act

June 21, 2019

  With respect to current changes to the Residential Tenancy Act (the “Act”), there have been five updates to the legislation, effective since May 17, 2018. First, landlords must provide...