BC Government announces new measures to protect supply chains, prevent profiteering, protect vulnerable populations, and define essential services. Source: Province takes unprecedented steps to support COVID-19 response | BC Gov News
March 16, 2020: BC Provincial Health officer, Bonnie Henry issued an order prohibiting owners, occupiers and operators from allowing gatherings of 50 people or more. Public spaces from community centres to swimming pools and libraries in municipalities across the province must close.
Waivers are a very technical area of law that have a big impact on day to day human interaction. This case concerns a tragic and catastrophic ski/snowboard accident and gives guidance on how waivers work and don’t work. Source: 2020 BCCA 78 Apps v. Grouse Mountain Resorts Ltd.
Owner sues for damages caused by leaking faucet and pipe installed by subcontractor. Contract is between owner and general contractor. No contract between owner and subcontractor. Good day for subcontractor. bad day for owner. Source: 2020 BCCA 99 Leemhuis v. Kardash Plumbing Ltd.
The wrong kind of email can lead to criminal harassment charges. Source: 2019 BCSC 1087 Watchel v. British Columbia