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Vancouver Back-to-School Information During the COVID-19 Pandemic

August 4, 2020

Note: This article does not contain legal advice. If you would like advice on your specific situation, please contact Spraggs Law.  As well, as schools across the province are spending...

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Challenging Wills in B.C.

June 1, 2020

Note: This article does not contain legal advice about wills variation claims. If you would like advice on your specific situation, please contact Spraggs Law. Today estate lawyer Cody Wagner...

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What are Limitation Periods in B.C. Law?

October 1, 2019

In law, most legal matters have a limitation period attached to them as set out in the Limitation Act, SBC 2012 c 13 (the “Act”). A limitation period is the...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Five Updated Changes to BC’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. Changes to B.C.’s Residential Tenancy...

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Should I Claim My Work Injury with WorkSafeBC or in a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

August 16, 2016

When you have been in an accident during the course of your duties at work, you may be eligible for two types of claims: a workers compensation claim or a...

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When a Government Entity or Employee is Liable for a Car Accident

March 1, 2016

Mistakes and negligence on highways and roads can lead to unsafe driving conditions for motorists in British Columbia. Sometimes it is a government, municipality or employee that is liable for...

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Injury Claims for a Skiing or Snowboarding Accident in British Columbia

January 18, 2016

A skiing or snowboarding accident can lead to a lawsuit when a negligent party is responsible for your injuries. The most common types of these accidents include: collisions with other...

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