Plastic Bag Bylaw Overturned

Supreme Court of Canada leave to appeal denied. Victoria, was required to, and did not, get provincial approval to make a bylaw relating to an environmental concern. Bylaw concerning plastic bags was not a bylaw relating to business. The BC Court of Appeal had this to say: [1]           Over the last few […]

How Do You Cross a Snowbank?

Case concerns lack of gap in snowbank for pedestrian crossing. A detailed analysis of what constitutes an operational versus policy decision follows. Here the creation of snowbanks without allowing for a safe pedestrian crossing gap could be an operational decision allowing for a negligence finding. Source: 2020 BCCA 1 Marchi v. Nelson (City of)

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