Protecting Company Data from Cyber Criminals

May 8th, 2020 by Kevin K. Cheung

COVID-19 has forced many businesses to have their employees work remotely. Most employers were not prepared for such dramatic changes to daily business operations and have adopted to the crisis…

What to Do When All Else Fails – Small Business Guide to COVID-19

April 21st, 2020 by David Kemp

We are realistically only one month into the shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and already businesses are starting to feel a serious pinch. This is a serious concern not only for the small…

Remote mediation

April 1st, 2020 by Gillian M. Dougans

A mediation is a negotiation that is assisted by a mediator. Mediators do not make decisions but they help the parties negotiate by facilitating the discussion in joint sessions and by meeting with…

What to do when the Courts are closed?

April 1st, 2020 by Gillian M. Dougans

On March 18, 2020 the Supreme Court of British Columbia announced the suspension of regular operations at all courthouses in BC. This unprecedented move underscored a commitment to the health and…

Commercial Leasing for Tenants during Covid-19

March 27th, 2020 by David Kemp

For most business owners, entering into and abiding by a commercial lease is a standard part of running a business. Most business owners have seen their businesses through ups and downs, times of boom…

Parenting Time During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 26th, 2020 by Kristin Greenough

If you have kids and you are separated or divorced from the other parent of those kids, there is a good chance you have an Agreement of some sort (written or unwritten) or a Court Order outlining how…

Rent & COVID-19

March 26th, 2020 by David Horvath

With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal and Provincial Governments are urging Canadians to stay home and practice social distancing. As a result, we have seen massive layoffs and many…

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.