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Bill Introduced: Employment Standards Amendment Act (No.2), 2021

  • May 12, 2021

Bill 13 was introduced May 11, 2021 (1st reading) with certain provisions for a permanent entitlement to paid leave due to injury or illness starting January 1, 2022.

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Amendment: Employment Standards Amendment Act, 2021

  • April 29, 2021

This Act came into force upon the date it received First Reading on April 27th, 2021. It requires employers to provide paid leave for employees being vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Bill Introduced: Accessible British Columbia Act

  • April 29, 2021

Bill 6 introduced April 28, 2021 supports the identification, removal and prevention of barriers to the full and equal participation in society of persons with disabilities by requiring the government and other organizations to establish accessibility committees and develop accessibility plans and by providing for the development and enactment of accessibility standards.

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Amendment: Business Corporations Act

  • October 01, 2020

Business Corporations Act amendments require private businesses in BC to keep and maintain a registry of beneficial owners – including those who have direct and indirect control of a company or its shares.

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COVID-19 Related Measures Act (Bill 19)

  • July 09, 2020

COVID-19 Related Measures Act (Bill 19)

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BC Liquor Policy Review Final Report (January 2014)

The Ministry of Justice has released the BC Liquor Policy Review Final Report with recommendations.

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