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Issuing Violation Tickets for Price Gouging During COVID-19: What You Need To Know

By Lisa Guidi, Lawyer at GovLaw The Bottom Line As of April 19, 2020, the Province granted Bylaw Enforcement Officers the authority to issue violation tickets for certain offences related to price gouging and reselling during COVID-19. However, Consumer Protection BC will continue to be...Read More

Expanded COVID-19 Enforcement Role for Bylaw Officers

The Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General Mike Farnworth announced today that he was enabling municipal bylaw officers to support enforcement of the Provincial Health Officers orders for business closures and gatherings in line with offences under the Public Health Act. The key parts...Read More

Important Notice RE: Legal Services During COVID-19

March 20, 2020 Dear Clients and Colleagues: RE: Legal Services During COVID-19 This is to update you on how legal services have been affected or adapted to serve your needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. We continue to monitor the situation closely and follow the latest...Read More