VIDEO - Tis The Season For Income Tax Filing

March 2nd, 2021 by Kevin K. Cheung

There two ways that employees can go about claiming several different expenses for the 2020 tax year.

VIDEO - Post Election Reaction

October 28th, 2020 by Clay Williams

Following the BC provincial vote this past weekend, Clay Williams talks about two major points.

Covid-19: What will happen to my real estate deal?

March 25th, 2020 by Nancy Ling

In light of the Covid 19 crisis, many parties are concerned about whether or not their real estate deals will be able to complete. What happens if the banks close? What happens if the Land Title…

COVID and Your Contract

March 24th, 2020 by Andrea Meyes

You may have heard of so-called “Act of God” clauses as they relate to contracts. These provisions are more formally known as force majeure clauses. You may have such a clause in a contract and…

What employers need to know about COVID-19

March 23rd, 2020 by Clay Williams

The starting place for any discussion is that employers are obligated to provide a safe working environment pursuant to occupational health and safety legislation.

Constructive Dismissal Revisited

February 21st, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

While employers have a general right to manage the workplace, they do not have a general right to unilaterally alter important terms in the employment contract. A constructive dismissal arises where…

Employment Agreement Pitfalls

February 14th, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

Written employment agreements can benefit both employers and employees. They provide clarity about each party’s entitlements and obligations. Perhaps because of this, written employment agreements…

(AUDIO) Colin Edstrom Discusses Employment Discrimination

February 7th, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

Colin Edstrom Discusses Employment Discrimination with AM1150.

When a Company is an Employee - Court Outlines Modern Approach to Employment Releationship

February 3rd, 2017 by FH&P Lawyers

The modern workplace is changing and with it the court’s notion of who is an independent contractor and who is an employee. The consequence of this evolution in understanding can have significant…

Don’t Burn Bridges: How To Leave Your Job

June 7th, 2015 by FH&P Lawyers

I am often consulted by people who want legal advice about ending their employment. Some have been terminated and need advice about a severance package they have been offered. Some want to leave one…

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WATCH - Who and how can someone vary a Will in BC

British Columbia is unique when it comes to varying a Will and who can actually request to do it

Frustration with the New Enhanced Care Program

People suffering from injuries related to car accidents are now limited in their compensation avenues.

Dealing with an estate of a family member with dementia

When it comes to estate litigation what happens if your relative is suffering from the late stages of dementia