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Welcome to our blog! Here you’ll find posts on the latest news and additional information related to our practice areas. We also like to share news about our team and our involvement in the community.

April 20, 2021

Podcast featuring Richard Bell: Affordable Housing Solutions for Single Family Living

Podcast: Measure Twice, Cut Once Episode # 10 Topic: Just Enough: Affordable housing solutions for single family living. Download: Streaming Platforms Guests: Jake Fry, Founder/ Principal, Smallworks Studios and Laneway Housing, and Co-Founder/Co-Director Director, Small Housing BC Richard Bell, Bell […]

April 19, 2021

Land Owner Transparency Act – Update

by: Nick Go I. Background The Land Owner Transparency Act (“LOTA”) was passed to further the BC government’s goal of making ownership of real estate more transparent. Prior to LOTA, if the owner of real estate is a company or […]

April 15, 2021

Canada Announces New Permanent Residency Pathways for Essential Workers, International Graduates and French Speakers

by: Heather Bell On May 6, 2021, Canada will launch six new permanent residency pathways targeting essential workers, international graduates and French speakers. 90,000 spaces will be available to essential workers and graduates, with an unlimited intake of French speaking […]

April 1, 2021

A Year of Change – How COVID impacted Canadian Immigration

by: Heather Bell On March 18th of last year, when Canada announced it would close its border in response to the pandemic, our immigration team went from business as usual to frantic calls to clients impacted by the pending closure. […]

March 30, 2021

Estate Planning Trends – 2021

by: Veronica Manski In the not-so-new era of masked encounters and sanitized surfaces, many of us are still acutely aware of our vulnerabilities as we await the vaccine roll-out. Those who are young and healthy have only their liberty at […]

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