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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.

More Opportunity For Skilled Immigrants With Latest Express Entry Draw
More Opportunity For Skilled Immigrants With Latest Express Entry Draw

January 27, 2023 A recent Express Entry draw indicates that Canada intends to invite more skilled immigrants this year than in previous years. Carly Perryman, paralegal for the Immigration Team at FH&P, explains that process and the increased opportunity from the latest draw.

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Startups Should Hire a Lawyer Sooner Than Later
Startups Should Hire a Lawyer Sooner Than Later

January 19, 2023 When to hire a lawyer and why? Every startup is faced with these dilemmas and decisions, but it is always better—and cheaper—to be proactive rather than reactive with regard to legal work. Associate Ava Aslani explores the pros of hiring a lawyer sooner than later and, ideally, from Day 1 of the incorporating process.

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Foreign Buyer Ban Begins
Foreign Buyer Ban Begins

January 17, 2023 Now that the calendar has changed to 2023, the Canada wide Foreign Buyer Ban has come into effect.

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Reviewing New Federal Regulations for Foreign Buyer Ban
Reviewing New Federal Regulations for Foreign Buyer Ban

January 13, 2023 The Foreign Buyer Ban is now in effect in Canada and the federal regulations have been released to further clarify the exemptions. Associate Jasmine Somal and Carly Perryman, paralegal for the Immigration Team at FH&P, review those regulations and provide an update on those impacted by the new Ban.

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FH&P Lawyers Successful in Helping Clients Recover Disputed Land
FH&P Lawyers Successful in Helping Clients Recover Disputed Land

January 11, 2023 FH&P lawyers Clay Williams and Wendy Cheung recently represented landowners in the British Columbia Supreme Court to successfully recover a portion of their land after the judge ruled that the creek moved due to a sudden avulsive event.

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5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Have A Will
5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Have A Will

January 04, 2023 Still looking for a New Year’s resolution? Consider making a will — or updating your will — and taking the time for estate planning. FH&P Associate Jen Schreurs shares 5 reasons why everyone should have a will in 2023.

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Home Buyer Rescission Period Regulation
Home Buyer Rescission Period Regulation

December 27, 2022 It's a massive new change for the real estate market in British Columbia and it comes into effect in the New Year.

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Law Talk Podcast Tackles The Foreign Buyer Ban
Law Talk Podcast Tackles The Foreign Buyer Ban

December 12, 2022 This new ban begins on January 1, 2023 for residential and commercial properties, how will this affect you?

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Navigating Canada’s New Foreign Buyer Ban
Navigating Canada’s New Foreign Buyer Ban

December 06, 2022 Associate Jasmine Somal explains the new Foreign Buyer Ban in Canada, including the known exceptions, and how FH&P Lawyers can help navigate this evolving market.

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