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  • British Columbia Introduces Cooling-Off Period for Residential Property Contracts

    On January 3rd, 2023, the B.C. government became the first province to implement changes to its Property Law Act with the new Home Buyer Rescission Period (HBRP)—also known as the “cooling-off period”. A purchaser protection measure aimed at protecting buyers in high-pressure sales situations or ove … Read more »

  • Updates to Workers Compensation Act Take Effect in BC

    In November of last year, the BC Government’s Bill 41, Workers Compensation Amendment Act (No. 2), 2022, received Royal Assent, paving the way for substantive changes to the Worker’s Compensation regime in the province. Some parts of the bill came into effect already with Royal Assent, while others … Read more »

  • Finding Ease with Construction Easements

    As the hunt for housing density increases in municipalities across Canada, construction cranes—a mainstay of mid and high-rise projects—are now becoming common even outside urban centres. This proliferation means stratas, as well as single-family dwelling owners, will be increasingly faced with nego … Read more »

  • New strata legislation takes effect in BC

    On November 21, 2022, the BC provincial government introduced Bill 44—the Building and Strata Statutes Amendment Act, 2022 (the “Act”)—with the legislation coming into force only 4 days later on November 24, 2022. Aside from being a record for passing legislation, the Act also provides amendments to … Read more »

  • Boughton Law represents the Council of Yukon First Nations as Intervener at the Supreme Court of Canada

    Next week, members of the Boughton team will be representing the Council of Yukon First Nations as intervener before the Supreme Court of Canada in the appeal case of Attorney General of Québec, et al. v. Attorney General of Canada, et al. This appeal—along with Cindy Dickson v. Vuntut Gwitchin Firs … Read more »