BarTalk | October 2014

  • October 01, 2014
 

INSIDE THIS ISSUE

An exciting issue for wine and craft beer connoisseurs. This issue of BarTalk provides our readers with an overview of some pending and major changes to the liquor laws in BC. It considers a more flexible approach to penalties imposed on licensed establishments and also highlights the assistance that the Benevolent Society and LAP provide to practising lawyers. The Executive Committee for 2014/2015 is also introduced.

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FEATURES

 
Alex A. Shorten
FROM THE PRESIDENT

Goals and Priorities for 2014/2015
We welcome your involvement
by Alex A. Shorten

David Hay and Derek Lacroix
The CBA (BC) Benevolent Society and LAPBC

Right up the road is a helping hand
by David Hay and Derek Lacroix, QC

Caroline Nevin
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Weakness of “Better Together”
Lessons from Scotland
by Caroline Nevin

Mark Hicken
BC Introduces Major Changes to Liquor Laws

Reforms expected through 2015
by Mark Hicken

David J. Bilinsky
PRACTICE TALK

Lawyers and Alcohol
Facing a hidden problem
by David J. Bilinsky

Michael Welsh
BC Distillery Laws Enter the 21st Century

Removing “Daft Regulations”
by Michael Welsh

Dave's tech tips
DAVE'S TECH TIPS

So what resources are out on the web when you want to face up to a possible alcohol issue?
by David J. Bilinksy

Michael Kale
A More Flexible Approach

Discussion paper seeks comments on enforcement penalties
by Michael Kale

Tony Wilson
NOTHING OFFICIAL

No-One Expects the Spanish Inquisition
The Influence of the Pythons is more than just spam by Tony Wilson

Kevin Yee
I'll Have a Beer to Go, Please

Craft beer and growlers in BC
by Kevin Yee

Kendra Milne
GUEST COLUMN

Can Lawyers Keep People From Getting Sick?
Access to justice as a determinant of health
by Kendra Milne

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Executive Committee 2014/2015

The newly-elected Executive Committee for 2014/2015

Perminder S Tung
GUEST COLUMN

To a better, more equal judiciary
To a better, more equal judiciary
by Perminder S. Tung