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On February 22, Pushor Mitchell Partner, Paul Tonita, was honoured by the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce as one of their Top 40 Under 40 for 2024.
Pushor Mitchell partner Keith Inman is pleased to announce that he has been appointed to the board of directors of VR Resources Ltd.
Further clarifications released for Canada's Foreign Home Buyer Ban and the Prohibition on the Purchase of Residential Property by Non-Canadians Act.
As I have written about earlier, the Protection of Public Participation Act is aimed at combating strategy lawsuits against public participation and to guard against the vulnerability of the legal system to SLAPPs being used to censor public opinion, intimidate people and silence critics.
For a host of reasons, folks often enter contracts through verbal agreement either not fully appreciating that they are entering into a binding contractual relationship or because one or more parties has refused to agree to reduce the contract to writing.
It is an unfortunately common story in construction litigation: parties agree on a scope of work and price, the scope of work changes and the parties don’t go back to the bargaining table to reach an agreement on the new scope of work.
Whenever parties fail to fully document the contractual agreement between them, the risk of litigation is heightened given the lack of prescribed remedies and consequences in addition to a wide spectrum of issues.
It is a common question: when you lend someone money, they use that money to purchase land and the money is not paid back, can you somehow secure repayment by encumbering title to the land?
Most people are aware that they are supposed to shovel the sidewalk in front of their house after a snowfall. Many people are aware of what time their municipality expects them to do so.
In my earlier article, Defamation, the Protection of Public Participation Act and Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation, I wrote about the Protection of Public Participation Act (the “PPPA”), a piece of legislation aimed at combating strategy lawsuits against public participation (“SLAPPs”).

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