Learn all about it! Legislation, Statutes, & Precedents

Be it past, present, or future, these webinars will keep you up to date with the most ground-breaking legislation, statutes, and precedents coming from the government and the courts. With this vast variety of topics, you will be on the forefront of change, knowledgeable about how the legal landscape is moving and shifting as a result of these laws and regulations.


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Big, Bold and New: This is not an update or a review! The BC Franchises Act and Franchises Regulation come into force February 1, 2017, with a brand new statute and regulations that will govern franchises in BC.

Franchise law is diverse. Learn about the new rights, duties and remedies that will impact your clients, be it they franchisors or franchisees.

This webinar will feature:
• Scenario-based learning using practical examples to avoid common pitfalls;
• Helpful take-aways; and
• Real-time live Q & A with our expert presenters.

Our presenters are experienced franchise lawyers and both members of the BC government’s Advisory Group advising the Ministry of Justice on the BC Franchises Act.

Speakers
Sheena Mitchell, Corporate Law for Small Business and Entrepreneurs
Tony Wilson, Q.C., Boughton Law Corporation

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on January 25, 2017.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 2


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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For the first time in history, in July 2018, the Canadian government intends to legalize cannabis. It is expected Canada will put into force The Cannabis Act (Bill C-45) and An Act to amend the Criminal Code regarding impaired-driving measures (Bill C-46).

This webinar will provide a review of the landscape of the proposed cannabis laws, their regulation and control. The proposed cannabis law in BC and other jurisdictions will be examined. Ethics will be considered. Industry issues of what firms can and cannot do, will be canvassed with an emphasis on local government and business.

Speakers
James Munro, McMillan
LLP Stefanie Ratjen, Young Anderson

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on May 2, 2018.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 2


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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On June 1, 2013, the new BC Limitation Act comes into force, replacing the old 1975 statute. The new Limitation Act changes limitation periods and changes how claims are discovered. If you are a civil litigator, this is a must-do webinar. Learn from experienced civil litigators how the transition rule applies, how the Supreme Court Rules work with limitations, how other jurisdictions have dealt with similar provisions now in BC and how to prepare your practice and your clients.

Speakers
Sharon Matthews, QC, Camp, Fiorante, Matthews, Mogerman
H. William Veenstra, Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on January 30, 2013.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 0.5


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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Significant adult guardianship laws come into force December 1, 2014. Figuring out what law applies to whom can be confusing. This webinar will make clear what law is in force and what is not. Learn about how the new Part 2.1 under the Adult Guardianship Act will work. Part 2.1 permits the Public Guardian and Trustee to become a statutory property guardian for incapable adults. Topics under Part 2.1 include: investigations, reports, adult incapacity certificates, assessments and reassessments. As well, find out how to interpret and apply the new Adult Guardianship Act’s Statutory Property Guardianship Regulation. Learn about fostering patient independence under the Patients Property Act and the changes regarding protecting client’s assets under the Public Guardian and Trustee Act. Hear from about best practices from senior counsel on how to advise your clients and apply the court process regarding these new laws. Discover from the Public Guardian and Trustee how it will implement and administer these new laws. Take this webinar and be ready to answer your client’s questions and advise your clients before these laws take effect.

Speakers
Kathleen Cunningham, Manager, Legal and Legislative Projects, Public Guardian and Trustee
Jennifer A. Davenport, Deputy Public Guardian and Trustee
Deidre J. Herbert, McLellan Herbert

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on August 28, 2014.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 0


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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In March 2013, we brought you the highly successful webinar: HST To PST For Lawyers, Deja-Vu, All Over Again? Now for Deja-Vu Part 2: PST, GST and HST – recent topics of interest including the issue of “double taxation” on legal services. The risks to you can be significant. If you fail to collect the right amount of tax, you pay the tax plus possible penalties, and interest. In this webinar learn about PST,GST and HST issues facing lawyers and the problem of “double tax” (which means the HST of a province other than B.C. applying along with the PST). It’s about location, location, location! Location of: client, property and litigation. Find out how to manage risks, and in some cases, minimize exposure to "double tax."

Speakers
Alexander Coombes, Dentons Canada LLP
Katherine Xilinas, Couzin Taylor LLP

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on April 8, 2015.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 2


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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In 2013, Daniels v. Canada, the Federal Court of Canada decided that non-status Indians and Métis persons are "Indians" under the Constitution Act, 1867.

Daniels is a landmark decision. Find out why Daniels is important for aboriginal law practitioners and lawyers involved in aboriginal land claim matters.

Learn about the emergence of Métis law from Canada's pre-eminent authority on Métis law, who is also Louis Riel's great-grand niece. Find out how Métis law is applicable to aboriginal law, negotiations and litigation following Daniels .

Find out from a former BC Attorney General, who is also a leading practitioner in the area of aboriginal law, what are the consequences of Daniels from a provincial perspective. Learn how Daniels' will likely impact aboriginal law, negotiations and litigation.

Speakers
Geoff Plant, QC, Heenan Blaikie LLP
Beverley-Jean M. Teillet, I.P.C., Pape Salter Teillet LLP

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on September 12, 2013.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 2


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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On April 1, 2013, BC lawyers who provide legal services will have to file returns and pay the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) under the Provincial Sales Tax Act. On April 1, 2013, the Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) will be gone in BC. Our presenters are two of Canada’s top experts in HST/GST/PST. Get the lawyer’s perspective from Terry Barnett and the chartered accountant’s perspective from Rosemary Anderson. Learn what is the same and what is different under the new legislation. Learn what tax rate applies and when tax is payable for your legal services. Take this course and to make your transition from the HST to the PST seamless for your law practice.

Speakers
Rosemary Anderson, Thorsteinssons LLP
Terry Barnett, Thorsteinssons LLP

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on March 12, 2013.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 2


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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It's not easy to be an estate lawyer these days. With big decisions like Bentley and Carter and new legislation, you need to be agile and responsive like never before. Last year our panel of experts looked at the 2015 decisions and the impact on practitioners. We're bringing them back to discuss what has changed since then and how to respond to the coming legislation. Join our dynamic team of Penny Washington, Geoffrey White and Emily Clough as they talk about the practical implications for your clients.

Speakers
Emily Clough, Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Penny Washington, Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Geoffrey White, Clark Wilson LLP

Moderator
Meghan Maddigan, Law Society of BC

This is the archived version of a program presented on August 30, 2016.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 1


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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On July 1, 2014, Canada’s new anti-spam law (CASL) will come into force. CASL will apply to businesses, organizations and individuals. CASL applies to a wide swath of commercial activity, from emailing to selling. Compliance with CASL is key since steep fines can be levied for non-compliance. In this course, learn about how to be compliant with the CASL provisions and regulations: using commercial electronic messages, altering transmission data and installing computer programs, such as spyware/malware. One of the presenters is Barry Sookman, one of Canada's foremost authorities in the area of information technology and intellectual property law.

Speakers
Jennifer A. Marles, Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
Barry B. Sookman, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on February 18, 2014.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 0.5


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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On November 28, 2016, the new BC Societies Act repeals and replaces the Society Act. The new Societies Act is a modernized statute that will govern the more than 25,000 not-for-profit societies in BC. 

You are not a specialist in not-for-profit societies, but you have clients who have questions and need your guidance on the new Societies Act. 

Get in early, before the Societies Act comes into force and discover the new: governance tools, records and access rules, finances and director provisions, remedies and the transition to the new Societies Act. Get in early so on November 28, 2016 you are ready, set and go!

Speakers
Kate Bake-Paterson, DLA Piper
Michael Blatchford, Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP
Michael Butterfield, Butterfield Law Corporation

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on April 19, 2016.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 0


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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In 2013, we brought you the popular webinar, Civil Litigators Preparing For The New BC Limitation Act. The new Limitation Act came into force on June 1, 2013. This webinar is Part 2 because June 1, 2015 is the earliest date that a limitation will expire under the new Act. Learn from experienced civil litigators about discovery, how the transition rule applies, the exceptions to the running of limitations and third party claims. Be ready before the deadline June 1, 2015.

Speakers
Vanessa Gauthier, Lindsay LLP
H. William Veenstra, Jenkins Marzban Logan LLP

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on April 14, 2015.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 0


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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The Honourable Mr. Justice Cohen’s final report of his federal Commission of Inquiry into the Decline of Sockeye Salmon in the Fraser River makes important recommendations and raises important implications going forward for lawyers.

The Cohen Commission made 75 recommendations in its 1000+ page final report, released in 2012. The Cohen Commission worked for nearly 3 years with 138 days of evidence, 179 witnesses, over 2,000 exhibits, 892 public submissions with disclosure of over 3 million documents.

The presenters, who appeared as counsel before the Cohen Commission and made submissions, provide a fascinating perspective on the substantive and procedural implications of the Cohen Commission.

Learn about how the Cohen Commission’s recommendations, findings of fact and evidence may have implications going forward for: aboriginal law, administrative law, environmental law, fisheries and resource law, public policy and public sector law. This webinar is of interest to lawyers practicing in these areas.

For lawyers interested in appearing before Commissions of Inquiry, learn from the lawyers that were there, how to appear as counsel before a Commission of Inquiry, how to effectively marshal evidence and how to make persuasive submissions.

Speakers
Brenda E. Gaertner, Mandell Pinder LLP
Hugh A. Macaulay, Department of Justice (Canada)

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on June 10, 2013.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 2


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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Copyright law in Canada changed with the coming into force in 2012 of the Copyright Modernization Act (Bill C-11)(CMA). Learn from IP experts about the new changes to copyright law including: fair dealing, user rights, educational exceptions, ISP and search engine liability, statutory damages and technological protection management (digital locks). Also included is analysis of the Supreme Court of Canada’s Pentalogy from July 2012, when the Supreme Court issued 5 landmark copyright cases. This course is ideal for the lawyer who is not an IP practitioner but needs guidance about the CMA, the CMA’s implications and how the CMA can be deployed in a lawyer’s practice and in advising a lawyer's clients.

Speakers
Jeffrey F. Vicq, Clark Wilson LLP
Christopher Wilson, Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on April 10, 2013.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 0.5


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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What do you do when a foreign government requests that Canada arrest and extradite your client? Extradition can be complex, involving the Canadian government and courts, international law and treaties. In this webinar, our expert panel will first present an overview of the Extradition Act (Canada), including current case law. Then they will guide you through the extradition process, including: request for extradition through to the extradition hearing and judicial review. Finally, they will provide best practices regarding the practical considerations of extradition.

Speakers
Gregory P. DelBigio, QC, Barrister
Eric V. Gottardi, Peck and Company, Barristers

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on November 5, 2013.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 0.5


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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On March 9, 2015 Canada’s Protecting Canadians From Online Crime Act (Bill C-13) comes into force. This new Act applies to almost everyone, not just to Crown, law enforcement and the haters, baiters and trolls: ISPs, banks and businesses, families, children and adults. In this discussion style webinar, learn about the Act’s new criminal offence and new investigative powers for law enforcement. These include court orders for: preserving computer data, producing transmission data and GPS, producing financial data and warrants to track persons or vehicles. Penalties for persons, financial institutions or entities that contravene these court orders are steep: $250,000 fines and/or 6 months in prison. This new Act also provides immunity from liability for voluntary disclosures to law enforcement by third parties. Find out how this new Act affects your clients, your practice, your family and you.

Speakers
Eric V. Gottardi, Criminal Defence Counsel, Peck and Company
Jim Hughes, Chief Legal Technology Counsel, BC Ministry of Justice, Criminal Justice Branch

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on April 28, 2015.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 0.5


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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For the first time, the BC Court of Appeal, in Hadley Estate (Re), 2017 BCCA 311, considered section 58 of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA).

Section 58 permits the courts to cure defective wills. One of the presenters, Kimberly Kuntz, was counsel for the individual respondents in Hadley. Learn first hand about the operation of section 58 and how it may apply to handwritten wills, electronic wills, audio wills or other non-traditional wills.

The curative powers of other jurisdictions will also be reviewed. Take this webinar and learn new avenues to use section 58.

Speakers
Scott Kerwin, Borden Landner Gervais LLP
Kimberly Kuntz, Norton Rose Fulbright
Alison Oxtoby, Entrust Lawyers LLP

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on February 24, 2016.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 2


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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Life interest trusts, such as spousal trusts, joint spousal trusts and alter ego trusts, are commonly used in wills and estate planning as will substitutes to avoid the wills variation provisions of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) and probate tax. Digested all of the changes to WESA? Now find out if you can trust your trusts. Effective January 1, 2016, there are significant changes in taxation of life interest trusts under Canada’s Income Tax Act: tax arising from the death of a lifetime beneficiary is shifted from a life interest trust to the lifetime beneficiary’s estate, the life interest trust is jointly and severally liable to pay tax on its income attributed to the lifetime beneficiary’s estate, limits are placed on life interest trust’s use of charitable donation tax credits. Our presenters are both experienced practitioners: one in tax and one in estate planning, estate administration and the preparation of wills and trusts. Learn about these complex and significant changes to tax and estate planning, how to identify liability risks and how to employ practical strategies to limit liability. Take this webinar so you can trust your trusts.

Speakers
Kim Karras, Brawn Karras & Sanderson
David G. Thompson, Thorsteinssons LLP

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on February 24, 2016.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 0.5


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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March 31, 2014 is when most of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) comes into force. In this webinar module, you will learn about probate rules under WESA. Our experienced and expert presenters will give you the practical need-to-know about WESA so you are prepared and are able to advise your clients.

Speaker
Hugh S. McLellan, McLellan Herbert

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on August 8, 2013.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 0.5


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

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Description
March 31, 2014 is when most of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) comes into force. In this webinar module, you will learn about will drafting under WESA. Our experienced and expert presenters will give you the practical need-to-know about WESA so you are prepared and are able to advise your clients.

Speaker
Gary J. Wilson, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on August 27, 2013.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 0.5


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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Description
March 31, 2014 is when most of the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) comes into force. In this webinar module, you will learn about litigation under WESA. Our experienced and expert presenters will give you the practical need-to-know about WESA so you are prepared and are able to advise your clients.

Speakers
Deidre J. Herbert, McLellan Herbert
Hugh S. McLellan, McLellan Herbert

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on August 29, 2013.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 0.5

 

Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.

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Description
Effective January 23, 2017, the new Liquor Control And Licensing Act is in force. If you have clients who are in the wine, brewing, distilling, hospitality or tourism industry, this is the webinar where you can have an introduction to wine industry legal issues. Our presenters will also discuss licensing, trademarks and labelling. For the first time ever, we will be having a live wine tasting conducted by Michael Welsh, our CBABC President, & former VQA wine judge. Learn how to taste wine so you can teach your clients. 

Speakers
Michael Welsh - Mott Welsh & Associates & CBABC President
Mark Hicken, Vintage Law Group
Christopher Wilson - Norton Rose Fullbright

Moderator
Stuart Rennie, Legislation and Law Reform Officer, CBABC

This is the archived version of a program presented on April 25, 2013.

LSBC Course Code CPD Course Hours Ethics Component*
CBABC PDWR (+Current Year) 2 0


Accreditation Details
ALL CBABC Professional Development webinar repeats have accredited by the Law Society of BC under one (1) common Course No. 

Course Name: CBABC Professional Development Webinar Repeats (Current Year)
Course No.: CBABC PDWR (Current Year)
Start Date: Jan-01-(Current Year)
End Date: Dec-31-(Current Year)

To search for this LSBC accredited listing in the LSBC website to claim your credits, search for the “Course Name” provided above and include the current year in the title.

This listing has been accredited a total of 50 CPD hours. Only claim the sum total of the actual number of hours of learning you have attained from each viewing. 

Please see referenced CPD hours list attached.


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**The quiz information is legal information only, not legal advice. If you intend to rely on this legal information, use the relevant official paper versions of the statutes and regulations. The quiz information is only current as of the date of the original webinar broadcast, or date as specified within each individual quiz.