Understanding BC’s Public Health Accountability and Cost Recovery Act (Bill 12): Implications for Business Owners in British Columbia

March 26, 2024

The Government of British Columbia's introduction of the Public Health Accountability and Cost Recovery Act, commonly known as Bill 12, marks a significant step towards the province's efforts to hold...


The Ongoing Issue of Inappropriate Workplace Behaviour and Overt Harassment 

February 26, 2024

In Canada, sexual harassment, inappropriate workplace behaviour and gender discrimination are pressing issues that not only affect the dignity and mental well-being of individuals but also reflect negatively on our...


Using AI for HR in Canada: Embracing Change and Navigating Challenges

January 29, 2024

As we advance into 2024, Canadian businesses are expected to increasingly adopt AI for HR processes and to streamline their operations. This shift is part of a global trend that...


BC Employment Laws: 7 Things Every BC Business Should Review in the New Year 

December 29, 2023

As businesses in British Columbia navigate into the new year, it's crucial to remain vigilant about compliance with provincial employment laws as they evolve. Regularly reviewing and updating company practices...


Navigating Compliance: Integrating BC’s Pay Transparency Act into Corporate Culture

November 28, 2023

In a significant move to promote fair pay practices, British Columbia has introduced the Pay Transparency Act. This legislative advancement is a game-changer for employers, setting new standards for salary...


The Pay Transparency Act: A Guide for Employers in British Columbia

October 30, 2023

For employers in British Columbia, it's essential to understand the implications of the Pay Transparency Act (the "Act"), which became law in May 2023, with several significant requirements coming into force...


The Importance of Defining and Enforcing Company Policies in British Columbia

October 24, 2023

One of the most important things learned from the recent case involving the City of Nanaimo and their former Chief Financial Officer is the critical importance (and value) of defining...


The Partition of Property Act: What Every Property Co-Owner Needs to Know

September 25, 2023

Disagreements aren’t always avoidable, and change is inevitable. If you share property ownership with someone, whether with a spouse, friend, common-law partner, business partner or beneficiary, it helps to know...


Fostering Workplace Inclusivity and Accessibility for People With Disabilities in BC

September 22, 2023

September is Disability Employment Month in BC, a time to celebrate workplace inclusivity and diversity and to acknowledge the vast contributions people with disabilities make. It's also an opportune time...


Unveiling Subtle Forms of Workplace Harassment: Recognizing the Unseen Challenges

August 31, 2023

Workplace harassment is not always blatant or overt; it can manifest in subtle ways that are equally damaging to the well-being of colleagues and employees. Identifying these covert forms of...


Navigating Ethical Dilemmas in the Workplace: Balancing Compassion and Employment Contracts

July 31, 2023

In today's complex and interconnected world, employees sometimes face ethical dilemmas that conflict with their job duties. This can be particularly challenging when acts of compassion conflict with company protocols...


The Treatment of “Family Status” Protection Across Canada

July 10, 2023

On July 1st, families across Canada come together to commemorate the birth of our nation and reflect on the valuable rights and freedoms we cherish. These fundamental rights encompass the...