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    Özge is an associate in Lawson Lundell’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group, where she practices general civil and commercial litigation. She has assisted clients with matters being litigated at all levels of court in ...

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In its highly anticipated judgment, the majority of the Supreme Court of Canada found the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act constitutional in a split 6-3 decision.

The key issue before the court was whether the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (“GGPPA”) was constitutional. The majority decided that it was, because Parliament has jurisdiction to enact this law ...

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September 1, 2020 was a historic day for domestic arbitration in British Columbia for three reasons:

  • The BC International Commercial Arbitration Centre changed its name and became the “Vancouver International Arbitration Centre” (referred to as “VanIAC”);
  • The province’s new Arbitration Act (the “New Act”) came into force; and
  • VanIAC’s updated ...
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After the initial phase of suspension of non-urgent hearings due to the COVID-19 pandemic, courts in British Columbia have started to move towards alternative ways to resume the operation of the justice system. With the increasing prevalence of remote communication options, courts have developed procedures to conduct hearings remotely using video or ...

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