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And we want to share them. Whether it’s at speaking engagements, in publications or in our blog. Think of this as the MT+Co. highlight reel.

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  • New Streamlined System – Changes at the BC Human Rights Tribunal

    Effective June 22, 2020, the BC Human Rights Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) introduced a new case management system, called the Case Activity Centre, and made significant changes to the case management process.  The new Case Activity Centre allows parties to view case information, and make requests and applications online. The Tribunal began the process of digitizing… Read more »

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  • BC Government Prohibits Eviction of CECRA Eligible Tenants

    An Order under the Emergency Program Act On June 1, 2020, Minister of Finance Carole James announced that the Government of British Columbia issued an order under the Emergency Program Act (British Columbia) (“EPA“) to prohibit landlords eligible for the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (“CECRA”) program from evicting eligible tenants. Ministerial Order No. M179… Read more »

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  • MT+Co’s New Principal – Peter Eirikson

    Congratulations to Peter Eirikson on becoming MT+Co’s new Principal⁺!   ⁺What do we mean when we say Principal? At Miller Titerle + Company, we do things a bit differently.  Unlike most law firms, we are not partnership; we are a corporation and we are employee-owned.  The opportunity to buy-in to MT+Co is open to all… Read more »

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  • BC Housing Opens Community Housing Fund RFP Portal

    The British Columbia Housing Management Commission (“BC Housing”) announced on May 21, 2020 that it will open the second round of request for proposals (“RFP”) under the Community Housing Fund (“CHF”) on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, and will close mid January, 2021. Applicants are encouraged to apply as early as possible, as the first round… Read more »

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  • Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Application and Document Samples – CHMC Releases Details

    Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation Releases Details on CECRA Application Canada Housing and Mortgage Corporation (“CMHC”) has announced that the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (“CECRA”) application portal opens today, May 25, 2020, and has released application documents which will be required to complete an application and access the CECRA. The terms of the sample… Read more »

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  • COVID-19: Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Update

    This is a live blog! We’ll update this blog as more details are available regarding the CEWS. Stay tuned! (last updated May 15, 2020) Update – Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy On April 27, 2020, applications opened for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (“CEWS”).  The CEWS is an initiative introduced by the Government of Canada to… Read more »

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  • Temporary Layoff and Minimum Wage Changes to BC Employment Standards Act

    Extension of Temporary Layoff Period On May 4, 2020, the BC government announced a temporary amendment to the Employment Standards Act (“Act“) which extends the maximum length of a temporary layoff to 16 weeks in any 20 week period.  This is an increase of 3 weeks from the previous maximum length of 13 weeks and aligns… Read more »

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  • COVID-19: Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance for Small Businesses

    Please refer to this post for the most updated information on CECRA: Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Application and Document Samples – CHMC Releases Details (posted May 25, 2020) Mortgage and Rent Subsidy for Small Business Affected by COVID-19 On April 24, 2020, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program… Read more »

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  • COVID-19: A Practical Overview of Employer Options

    Navigating Workplace Options in 3 Steps In response to the serious economic symptoms of COVID-19, organizations are having to make the most difficult kinds of business decisions – the human ones.  As a follow-up to our initial webinar, we are providing a practical guide regarding the general options available to employers to respond to the… Read more »

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  • COVID-19: Further Details On Federal Government’s Wage Subsidy Program

    This is a live blog, meaning we’ll update this blog as more details are available regarding the Federal government’s wage subsidy program.  Stay tuned! Following up on our earlier blog, new details have emerged concerning the Federal government’s announcement of up to a 75% wage subsidy for qualifying organizations, retroactive to March 15, 2020. While… Read more »

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