Yearly Archives: 2015

Society Act Reform

On March 25, 2015 the British Columbia government introduced Bill 24 in the provincial legislature, to update and modernize the governance of non-profit entities in British Columbia. The Societies Act will repeal the existing Society Act and replace it with …

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New processes for obtaining LMIA-Exempt Work Permits

Beginning February 21, 2015, employers hiring foreign nationals who are exempt from the need to obtain a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA, formerly Labour Market Opinion, LMO) are required to submit an additional application form and pay additional fees to …

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BC Society Act Reform

The British Columbia government has indicated an intention to bring forward a bill in the Spring 2015 sitting of the provincial legislature to implement society act reform in this province.  This will follow on a variety of stakeholder consultations which …

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