Author Archives: Adam Howden-Duke
In reasons released on March 4, BC’s highest court appears to invite reconsideration of the test to strike actions for … Read more
In this Briefing Note we summarize the measures taken to suspend limitation periods and provide protections against liability across each … Read more
This is an update to our Briefing Note following the passage of the COVID-19 Related Measures Act, (SBC 2020, Ch.8 … Read more
BC Ombudsperson rules certain Covid related Ministerial Orders invalid: BC passes the Covid Related Measures Act
On June 22 the BC Ombudsperson released his report finding 2 Ministerial Orders were invalidly made. In response, the Government … Read more
By way of update to our case note posted November 8, 2019 (here); in a judgment dated January 9, 2020, … Read more
Supreme Court of Canada dismisses application for leave to appeal in J. Cote & Son Excavating Ltd . v City of Burnaby (2019 BCCA 168).
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An Alberta Court of Appeal decision handed down this year arguably extends the duty of care owed by Municipalities and … Read more
In what is said to be the first decision on the issue, a California Court was called on to decide … Read more
On January 24, 2019, Vernon Pahl and Adam Howden-Duke presented to London Market clients on the implications of the legalization … Read more
In the last few years there have been a number of decisions considering insurance coverage under crime policies for Corporations … Read more