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On March 3, 2020, the B.C. Legislature gave third reading to Bill 7 -- 2020, which will repeal and replace the current Arbitration Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 55 (the “Current Act”) with a new Arbitration Act (the "New Act").

This is the first major overhaul since the Commercial Arbitration Act, S.B.C. 1986, c. 3 (the predecessor to the Current Act) replaced the Arbitration ...


The British Columbia Court of Appeal (BCCA) recently released its first decision considering the application of BC's new limitations statute in the context of security enforcement generally and foreclosure practice specifically. The new limitations statute reduced the limitation period for contractual claims and security enforcement from six years to two years, and ...

Posted in Civil Procedure

The sky is falling!  Well, not really but some might think so given that the provincial government has introduced a bill, currently in first reading, that will bring some significant changes to the law governing limitation periods.  Limitation periods establish the time within which a lawsuit must be commenced, failing which it will be barred whatever its merits.  In the ...


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