This morning at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver, Heather Hettiarachchi will be speaking at the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC’s Human Rights Conference, which is a forum that brings together all those who have an interest in human rights issues, including human resource professionals and employment, labour, and human rights lawyers. Heather will be presenting in relation to the aging workforce in Canada.
Last night, Veronica Franco presented at the Condominium Home Owners Association of BC (CHOA) Fall 2014 Strata Education Program in North Vancouver. Veronica spoke on Creating Notice Packages for Strata General Meetings.
On November 13, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada issued unanimous reasons in a case called Bhasin v. Hrynew, in which the Court attempted to "make the common law less unsettled and piecemeal, more coherent and more just" by extending the principal of good faith to all contracts and by recognizing a common law duty to act honestly in the performance of contractual obligations. In this Feature Article, Warren Brazier, with assistance from Shauna Towriss, sets out key aspects of the ruling and the Court's explanation of what a duty of honesty entails in practical terms.
Ron McKay, our Regulated Canadian Immigration Consultant, will be presenting on November 8 at the Canadian Association of Professional Immigration Consultants (CAPIC) National Education Conference, which takes place in Calgary, Alberta today and tomorrow. Ron will be speaking on the Labour Market Impact Assessment and Temporary Worker Programs panel.
Clark Wilson is pleased to welcome Monica Sharma as Associate Counsel to the firm's Technology and Intellectual Property Groups. Monica advises technology businesses at all stages of development, from startup to exit, including strategic advice on formation, financing, commercialization and mergers and acquisitions. She also practices in the areas of procurement, outsourcing, commercialization of technology, business law and e-commerce transactions. Monica is also a Registered Trade-mark Agent and regularly advises clients on protection, enforcement and commercialization of various forms of intellectual property.
Warren Brazier comments in Financial Post on BG’s decision to pause LNG development in Prince Rupert
Warren Brazier comments in the Financial Post on BG Group's decision to pause its LNG development in Prince Rupert, BC. He explains that, unlike BG Group, the front-runners for LNG projects are companies, such as Petronas, Shell and Chevron, that already own reserves and have joint-venture partners lined up, meaning that BG's decision will not drastically slow Canadian LNG development. Learn more.
Chris Ramsay will be presenting today at The Continuing Legal Education Society of BC event "Bankruptcy & Insolvency 2014". In this full day event, which is taking place at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Chris will be presenting on Informal Proposals. In particular, what an informal proposal is, the advantages and disadvantages of acting for the debtor/creditor, the contents of a forbearance agreement as well as the Fraudulent Conveyance Act, Fraudulent Preference Act and BIA.
Marion Allan is presenting at the Trial Lawyers Association of BC event, "Personal Injury Trial Tactics & Tribulations," which is taking place today at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel. With her experience as a former Judge of the Supreme Court, Marion is going to be presenting on the topic of "Mediation – Maximizing Your Client's Chances".