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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.

Enforceability of Contracts for Estate & Executors
Enforceability of Contracts for Estate & Executors

March 15, 2023 Episode 53 of the Law Talk Podcast features Jen Schreurs, an Associate with FH&P and a certified Trust & Estate Practitioner (TEP), to discuss enforceability of contracts upon death and those implications for the estate.

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Why are Express Entry draw scores so high
Why are Express Entry draw scores so high

March 10, 2023 High scores for the Express Entry Skills Immigration program may be alarming or discouraging, causing dismay and hopelessness based on the level of competition. Carly Perryman, paralegal for the Immigration Team at FH&P, provides an analysis of why the scores are so high and how candidates can increase their chances of earning a high score to secure permanent residency in Canada.

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Considerations for Naming Your Company
Considerations for Naming Your Company

March 03, 2023 Naming your company requires careful consideration of the legal requirements, your online presence, and potential competing businesses with similar names.

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Property Purchasers Feeling Pinch From Rising Interest Rates & Construction Delays
Property Purchasers Feeling Pinch From Rising Interest Rates & Construction Delays

February 28, 2023 Episode 52 of the Law Talk Podcast with Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill discusses the impact of rising interest rates combined with construction delays on properties purchased before completion that are now causing financial stress for the buyers. What are their legal options?

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New English Language Test Approved by IRCC
New English Language Test Approved by IRCC

February 17, 2023 Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada has approved a new English Language Test that will be officially accepted later this year. Jasmine Somal, an FH&P Associate practicing Immigration Law, provides an overview of the new test and who will be eligible to take it when applying for Canadian immigration.

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The New Legal AI, Friend or Foe
The New Legal AI, Friend or Foe

February 14, 2023 Is a new artificial intelligence program going to help clients or give them bad legal advice?

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Changes to the Health Professions Regulatory Bodies
Changes to the Health Professions Regulatory Bodies

February 02, 2023 British Columbia health professions and occupations will soon be governed by a new Act. FH&P Associate Jen Schreurs provides an overview of the changes, including the amalgamation of regulatory bodies.

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The Creek From 1911
The Creek From 1911

January 30, 2023 In a recent trial in which Clay Williams co-chaired a creek from 1911 played an important part in the decision.

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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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