Federal Government to Extend EI Sickness Benefits from 15 to 26 weeks

On November 25, 2022, the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development, and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, announced the Federal Government’s permanent extension of EI Sickness Benefits from 15 to 26 weeks, while visiting the Canadian Cancer Society’s regional care center in Vancouver – the full statement is available here. This change will provide approximately 169,000 Canadians annually…

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Party On (Responsibly), Wayne!

The holiday season is here once again, and this year everyone is ready to celebrate things being (mostly) back to normal. We are expecting renewed excitement around the office, with employees looking forward to a chance to dress up, go out, and cut loose. However, as much as we all love a good office party,…

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What Always Was, Now Is: Bill 38 and the Provincial Affirmation of Indigenous Jurisdiction Over Child and Family Services

Co-jurisdiction is here. For the first time since contact, since a clash of sovereignties, since a stolen generation, then another, and then another, there is hope that Indigenous peoples in British Columbia will find their children, keep their children, and make laws about their children that are respected by all governments. On November 24, 2022,…

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Celebrate Good Things.

In 2009, we started with a small team and a big idea: a law firm can (and should) be values-based, care deeply for its people, and seek out work that makes a positive impact.  Over the last thirteen years, we got lots of unimportant things wrong, but we did get a lot of important things…

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Anna O’Mahony

Anna is a practice manager, acting as a floater across all practice groups. Anna’s work style is proficient and diligent. She is eager to learn new things (hence why she recently moved from Ireland to join us here in Vancouver!) and to build on her existing skill set. Anna is a team player, lending a…

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National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

Today, we open our minds and our hearts, and we listen. We wear orange, take time to educate ourselves, donate, attend events in our communities, and most importantly, honour survivors, their families and communities, and those who never made it home. Below is a small list of events happening in Victoria and Vancouver BC.#truthandreconciliation #orangeshirtday…

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