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B.C. Supreme Court clarifies the Rule in respect of the location of examinations for discovery of non-resident parties/party representatives

It is not uncommon for non-resident parties to commence actions or to be dragged into litigation in British Columbia. This … Read more

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Larson v. School District No. 39

Where an individual experiences adverse treatment, is it sufficient to simply allege discrimination in a human rights complaint, without providing … Read more

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Good faith in the performance of contractual obligations after Bhasin v. Hrynew

The Supreme Court of Canada has made a significant ruling regarding the obligations of contracting parties (Bhasin v. Hrynew 2014 … Read more

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Guild Yule presents at B.C. Municipal Risk Management Meeting

On November 7, 2014, Vernon J. Pahl, Alexander D.C. Kask & Jordan A. Bank made presentations at the B.C. Municipal Risk Management Meeting … Read more

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The standard of care in occupiers’ liability and negligence cases: The duty to protect others from objectively unreasonable risks of harm

I. Introduction In a recently released decision, Agar v. Weber, 2014 BCCA 297, the B.C. Court of Appeal revisited the … Read more

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Judicial Consideration of the “New” Supreme Court Civil Rules

No one will deny that the law should in some way effectively use expert knowledge wherever it will aid in … Read more

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