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  • Williams v. Richard: Ontario Court of Appeal weighs in on Social Host Liability

    In late 2018  the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its reasons for judgment in Williams v. Richard,  the latest in a series of court decisions grappling with the concept of social host liability in Canada. The decision can be read in full here. Williams was an appeal from a summary judgment moti … Read more »

  • Unfiltered Brewing defeated at Nova Scotia Court of Appeal

    On February 13, 2019 the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal released its reasons in Unfiltered Brewing Incorporated v. Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation. Those reasons can be read in full here. The appeal was dismissed, with costs ordered payable by Unfiltered Brewing to the Attorney General of Nova Scotia. T … Read more »

  • Charter Rights and Vancouver’s BarWatch Program

    In the recent British Columbia Supreme Court decision R. v. Roudiani, the accused was charged with aggravated assault arising from an incident near the intersection of Granville and Smithe Streets in Vancouver – the heart of the Granville Entertainment District. Mr. Roudiani was ultimately acquitted … Read more »

  • BC Liquor Law: Serving after hours and drinking on the job

    On November 26, 2018 the General Manager of the Liquor and Cannabis Regulation Branch released reasons for the decision in Re Oak & Carriage EH18-041. That decision can be read in full here. The Oak & Carriage is licensed as a liquor primary establishment in Duncan, BC and is operated by a third par … Read more »

  • BC Liquor Enforcement: Even police officers can be bad witnesses

    When you or your establishment has been served with a Notice of Enforcement Action, it can feel like the full weight of British Columbia’s Liquor Control and Licensing regime, and its endless resources, are bearing down on you. Exacerbating matters, you may learn that police officers will be giving … Read more »

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