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Budget Measures Implementation (Speculation And Vacancy Tax) Act, 2018 (Bill 45)

  • October 18, 2018

The Budget Measures Implementation (Speculation And Vacancy Tax) Act, 2018 (Bill 45) has passed First Reading.

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Provincial Sales Tax Act, S.B.C. 2012, c. 35

  • October 11, 2018

Various regulations are amended (effective September 28, 2018, B.C. Reg. 185/2018, effective November 1, 2018, B.C. Reg. 195/2018 and effective October 2, 2018, B.C. Reg. 196/2018).

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Utilities Commission Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 473 and Clean Energy Act, S.B.C. 2010, c. 22

  • October 10, 2018

Specified regulations are repealed or created (effective October 2, 2018, B.C. Reg. 197/2018).

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Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

  • October 09, 2018

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy has initiated a consultation regarding whether or not the temporary provisions for water use in mineral exploration and small-scale placer mining operations should become a permanent part of the Water Sustainability Act regulations.

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WorkSafeBC

  • October 09, 2018

WorkSafeBC has initiated a consultation regarding section 55 of the Workers Compensation Act and mental disorders.

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Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 3), 2018 (Bill 36)

  • October 05, 2018

The Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 3), 2018 (Bill 36) has passed First, Second and Third Reading.

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BC Law Institute

  • September 14, 2018

The BC Law Institute (BCLI) has released its Consultation Paper on Insurance Issues for Stratas.

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Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy

  • September 10, 2018

The Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy has initiated a consultation regarding the Organic Matter Recycling Regulation (OMRR) and its Policy Intentions Paper.

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Income Tax Act, R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 215

  • September 05, 2018

The Training Tax Credits Regulation (B.C. Reg. 243/2007) is amended (effective September 1, 2018, B.C. Reg. 177/2016).

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Safety Standards Act, S.B.C. 2003, c. 39

  • August 07, 2018

Specified regulations effective in part August 31, 2018 and in part December 3, 2019 (B.C. Reg. 170/2018).

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