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All Corporations who own a legal or beneficial interest in land in British Columbia before November 30, 2020 must file a Transparency Report under the Land Owner Transparency Act by

Business Law

With the ongoing pandemic and physical distancing measures, many small businesses are struggling to pay rent. We have summarized potential remedies available to landlords and tenants during this unprecedented time. CECRA

Business Law Biz Corporations Amendment Act

In early April this year, the provincial government introduced Bill 24, the Business Corporations Amendment Act. This Bill was one of several actions that the government has taken in its ongoing battle to address tax evasion and money laundering – two significant issues here in BC. ‎Read More

Business Law

Before you start a business in BC, be sure you know that having a business is right for you. Not only will it require more of your time than if you were working for another company, but you will also need to allow for expenses such as registration, incorporation, start-up fees, supply and equipment purchases and marketing. Creating a plan helps outline your goals. Read more.

Business Law

A recent Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decision sheds light on the question of whether – and to what extent – journalists may be compelled to reveal communications with their sources to assist police investigations.