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  • Canadian Trademark BasicsFebruary 16, 2018

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  • Estate Executor Responsibilities and LiabilitiesJanuary 22, 2018

    Introduction If you have been informed that you are the executor of a will, you should be aware that this role comes with various responsibilities and liabilities. Responsibilities and Liabilities The basic responsibilities of an executor are to gather assets of the estate, pay the deceased’s debts … Read more »

  • Vancouver Empty Homes TaxDecember 18, 2017

    Effective January 1, 2017, Vancouver home owners are subject to an empty home tax of 1% of the property’s assessed value (the “Tax”), pursuant to Vacancy Tax By-law No. 11674 (the “By-law”). In accordance with the By-law, all owners of Class 1, Residential properties, which include amongst other pro … Read more »

  • One Year Left for Society TransitionDecember 14, 2017

    Societies Act – Transition Deadline of November 2018 is Fast Approaching! In May of 2015, the British Columbia Government enacted the Societies Act (the “Act”), which requires all societies in British Columbia to transition by November 28th, 2018. The new Act encompasses modern governance practices, … Read more »

  • Purchase of Real Property and the “Lawyer Approval” ClauseNovember 30, 2017

    In recent years, some Canadian cities have experienced a dynamic shift in their housing market. Market factors such as a strong global economy, an increased desire amongst foreign buyers to own Canadian real property, the influx of out of province Canadians moving to larger cities, property supply s … Read more »