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Apr 09, 2020

How does Occupiers Liability apply during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Occupiers owe a legal duty to ensure visitors are reasonably safe in using their premises. In her latest blog, our Associate, Allison Jaquish, provides some guidance during these uncertain times..... READ MORE

Mar 28, 2020

Force majeure: Can Covid 19 release you from your contract obligations?


Mar 27, 2020

Employment Issues During COVID-19

Quarantine and Uncertainty.... READ MORE

Mar 24, 2020

COVID-19, Child Support and Layoffs

When parents separate, their children are entitled to child support. The Child Support Guidelines set out how child support is determined. .... READ MORE

Mar 20, 2020

Impacts of COVID-19 on Parenting and Custody Matters

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented levels of uncertainty in all aspects of our lives, including in the operation of our courts..... READ MORE

Oct 29, 2019

More ICBC Misinformation...

ICBC continues to deflect, blame and take no accountability..... READ MORE

Nov 17, 2019

It's time to privatize auto insurance in BC!

ICBC purposely running up costs to hide inefficient and costly business practices..... READ MORE

Sep 03, 2019


There is a way to equalize uneven advances to kids in your Will..... READ MORE

Aug 28, 2019

Builders Liens and Time Limits

If you are a construction professional, be sure to know your timelines..... READ MORE

Aug 02, 2019


Choosing the right person to be your Executor is very important for your Estate. .... READ MORE

Jul 12, 2019

Avoid Probate Fees

Tom Christensen, Q.C., explains unintended consequences in efforts to avoid probate fees..... READ MORE

May 24, 2019

The Ironically Named “Minor Injury Cap”

What is being promoted to BC citizens as a “minor injury cap” system, is really a means to prevent 80% of all BC motor vehicle accident claims from proceeding to our civil courts. In other words ALMOST EVERYTHING IS A MINOR INJURY! .... READ MORE

May 09, 2019

What happens to my pets?

Leanne Rutley explains what can happen to your pets when you die..... READ MORE

Apr 25, 2019

What exactly did they mean?

Translating an Ambiguous Will.... READ MORE

Apr 11, 2019

British Columbia introduces Canada’s first registry of beneficial property ownership

New public registries for BC, written by Partner, Krystin Kempton.... READ MORE

Mar 27, 2019

What are we going to do with you?

The disposition of human remains in British Columbia written by Partner, Andrew Powell.... READ MORE

Mar 07, 2019

Recent ICBC Changes

Changes coming to ICBC written by Partner, Michael Yawney, Q.C..... READ MORE

Oct 19, 2018

Small Business Week 2018: Director Liabilities

Business Blog written by Nixon Wenger Lawyer Krystin Kempton .... READ MORE

Oct 16, 2018

Small Business Week 2018: Director Duties

Business Blog written by Nixon Wenger Lawyer Krystin Kempton .... READ MORE

Sep 28, 2018

Seller Beware!

Real Estate Blog written by Nixon Wenger Lawyer Krystin Kempton .... READ MORE