Welcome to Janessa! We are thrilled to announce the arrival of Associate Lawyer, Janessa Mason, to the Ascendion team.
Are you “using” a cellphone if it is disabled from use and you are simply moving it? According to the Court of Appeal, the answer is “yes” under BC’s Distracted Driving laws.
COVID-19 presents considerable challenges for BC businesses, employers and workers. Ascendion Law works with employers in navigating WorkSafeBC matters, and we wanted to highlight three key issues to keep in mind as you manage your business and protect your workers in this new environment.
The provincial government should introduce legislation to prohibit the right to sue for breach of contract when the alleged breach is
In 2016, WorkSafeBC revised how it calculates penalties against employers, and the effects can now be seen.
WorkSafeBC publishes explanatory documents called “Occupational Health and Safety Guidelines” on every part of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation and many sections of the Workers Compensation Act and Policy. The guidelines provide additional information on the Regulation and the Act.
Corporate law practice presents many opportunities to commit minor slips and errors. Shareholders go missing. Paralegals forget to file annual reports. Resolutions transpose vertical amalgamation approvals for horizontal amalgamations.