Posts from April 2015.

What happens when a strata unit owner’s right to privacy conflicts with the need for common property repairs? Generally, the unit owner will lose out to the strata council, provided the strata council acts reasonably and for a legitimate purpose. This is one of the downsides of strata living: you are not really the king of your castle. Your personal interest may need to give ...


The Province introduced the Guide Dog and Service Dog Act, in the Legislature on March 12, 2015. If it is passed, it will replace the Guide Animal Act.

The proposed Act and accompanying regulations address access rights for individuals who rely on guide dogs or service dogs, while ensuring clarity and safety for businesses and other members of the public. In particular, the ...

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Earlier this year the BC Government introduced Bill 3-2015, the Building Act in an attempt to establish more consistent and standardized building requirements throughout the Province (with the exception of buildings located in the City of Vancouver and in or on mines).

The BC Government has explained that the Building Act proposes to:

  • Streamline Building Requirements

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