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Update On Canada Travel Restrictions
Update On Canada Travel Restrictions

January 29, 2021 The Government of Canada announced new rules on international travel, due to COVID-19.

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Temporary Workers And Students Given Until August
Temporary Workers And Students Given Until August

January 28, 2021 IRCC has extended the policy for temporary workers and students to restore their status until August 2021

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Temporary Workers During Covid-19
Temporary Workers During Covid-19

September 21, 2020 Migrant groups are gathering to protest 'status for all.' There seems to be a lack of information regarding rights

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Protecting Company Data From Cyber Criminals
Protecting Company Data From Cyber Criminals

May 08, 2020 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 situation on the fly.

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Remote Mediation
Remote Mediation

April 01, 2020 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 the parties separately to review risk and opportunities for resolution.

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What To Do When The Courts Are Closed?
What To Do When The Courts Are Closed?

April 01, 2020 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 safety of all British Columbians.

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Commercial Leasing For Tenants During Covid-19
Commercial Leasing For Tenants During Covid-19

March 27, 2020 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 and times of bust - these are simply part of running a business.

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Parenting Time During The Covid-19 Pandemic
Parenting Time During The Covid-19 Pandemic

March 26, 2020 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 a Court Order outlining how you and that other parent share time.

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Rent & Covid-19
Rent & Covid-19

March 26, 2020 With the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal and Provincial Governments are urging Canadians to stay home and practice social distancing.

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At FH&P Lawyers we are proud and passionate members of the Okanagan serving and contributing meaningfully to the community in which we live, work & play. As a Firm, we aim to add value to our employees, and the local community, through our involvement with community and charity groups, corporate sponsorship, time investment of our people on Boards and Committees; and through participation at various “Community Days”.

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Pumpkin Carving Contest

October 14, 2021 Honour the age-old tradition of carving a pumpkin, win prizes and help a local charity of your choice

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Annual Terry Fox Run
Annual Terry Fox Run

September 16, 2021 FH&P Lawyers will partake in the annual Terry Fox Run. Whether running, walking or riding it's “one day, your way!”

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FH&P Awards John M. Hannah Memorial Bursary
FH&P Awards John M. Hannah Memorial Bursary

September 09, 2021 Each year FH&P Lawyers hand out the John M. Hannah Memorial Bursary Award to one lucky post-secondary student.

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Welcome Clarissa Lester
Welcome Clarissa Lester

August 17, 2021 Clarissa Lester joins FH&P Lawyers as an articled student effective immediately

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Our lawyers lend their expertise and knowledge in the blog posts below. They will keep you up to date and informed on the latest news and information centered around legal matters close to home and across the country.

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Appointing a Power of Attorney

October 20, 2021 You must appoint your agent while you are still of sound mind and still capable of understanding your assets and your obligations.

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Should Employers Mandate a Vaccine Policy?
Should Employers Mandate a Vaccine Policy?

October 19, 2021 It's a hot topic right now and something employers are dealing with in their business. Is a mandate appropriate?

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Lewis Nguyen Joins FH&P Lawyers
Lewis Nguyen Joins FH&P Lawyers

October 18, 2021 He joins FH&P Lawyers from Vancouver and the lower mainland, where he has been practicing since getting called to the Bar in 2004.

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Pieces of an Estate Plan
Pieces of an Estate Plan

October 14, 2021 A Will is only one piece of your entire estate plan. Having all the pieces protects your "stuff" even more.

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Make-A-Will Week - Fighting Family Members
Make-A-Will Week - Fighting Family Members

October 08, 2021 There are many reasons why family members will argue or fight when it comes to your estate after you have passed. Planning can help avoid these situations.

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Make-A-Will Week - What Happens To The Kids?
Make-A-Will Week - What Happens To The Kids?

October 07, 2021 If you would pass away leaving behind young kids, a Will sets up guidelines for your executor.

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Make-A-Will Week - How often to review
Make-A-Will Week - How often to review

October 06, 2021 Now that a Will has been created and customized how often should it be looked at or changed?

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Save Money With These Dos & Don'ts
Save Money With These Dos & Don'ts

October 05, 2021 Following some simple "Dos & Dont's" when meeting with your lawyer can save you money.

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Make-A-Will Week - The Cost of a Will
Make-A-Will Week - The Cost of a Will

October 05, 2021 During Make-A-Will Week in BC, a common question is "How much does a Will cost?

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Make-A-Will Week - Passing Without A Will
Make-A-Will Week - Passing Without A Will

October 04, 2021 What happens to your estate if you do not have a Will in place prior to you dying?

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