Proactively Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Copyrights

You’ve probably heard that protecting your intellectual property is important. This is good advice. But just what is intellectual property? Why is it so important to protect? And how does one proactively protect it? If you have ever asked any of these questions, you’re reading the right blog post. What Is Intellectual Property? If you [...]

By |2020-06-16T07:19:54-07:00February 28th, 2017|Blog, Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Technology Law|

Member-Funded Societies – a New Addition to the BC Societies Act

Member-Funded Societies BC’s new, modernized Societies Act came into force on November 28, 2016. The new and improved legislation includes significant updates allowing for increased flexibility in how societies operate.  The concept of member-funded societies is one of these substantial changes. According to the new Act, member-funded societies will be treated differently than charities and [...]

By |2020-04-06T08:11:58-07:00February 23rd, 2017|BC Societies, Blog|

BC’s New & Improved Societies Act

On November 28, 2016, British Columbia replaced its old Society Act with the new, modernized Societies Act, marking the first major change to the legislation since the 1970s. The new Act governs the diverse range of not-for-profit organizations and registered charities within BC, and it offers a variety of positive features providing greater flexibility in [...]

By |2020-04-06T08:09:26-07:00February 22nd, 2017|BC Societies|

B.C.’S Home Owner Grant: Principal Residences Valued at $1.6 Million or Less May Now be Eligible

Changes to B.C.’s Home Owner Grant, which reduces the amount of property taxes payable on principal residences throughout the province, have been introduced in response to rising property assessment values. The threshold for home values eligible for the Home Owner Grant has been raised to $1.6 million, a 33% increase from the previous level of [...]

By |2019-07-24T08:46:58-07:00February 10th, 2017|Real Estate|