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Lisa Mackie presents at BUILDEX Vancouver 2017

On February 16, 2017, Lisa Mackie, Strata Property Practice Group Leader, presented at BUILDEX Vancouver discussing the next steps in the dispute resolution process after the Residential... read more

Michael Dery and Darryl Pankratz Contibute a Chapter in the International Comparative Legal Guide to Aviation Law 2017.

Michael Dery and Darryl Pankratz of our Aviation Practice group recently authored a chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Aviation Law 2017. Produced... read more

Honouring Pattie Jessiman with the 2016 Reach Award

Join us in congratulating our 2016 Reach Award recipient, Pattie Jessiman, on her outstanding leadership and dedication to our clients and firm. We are both... read more

Eileen Vanderburgh Appointed Chair of the Law Foundation of British Columbia

We are pleased to announce that Eileen Vanderburgh has been elected as Chair of the Law Foundation for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2017. Eileen succeeds... read more

Are you Prepared for the New Societies Act of British Columbia?

As of November 28, 2016, the existing Society Act of BC has been repealed and replaced by the new Societies Act of BC. Over 25,000... read more

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Celebrating 25 Years With United Way

This year marks the 25th anniversary of Alexander Holburn’s partnership with United Way. Each year Alexander Holburn hosts a week-long United Way Campaign that consists... read more

Congratulations to the 2016 recipient of the Ernie Alexander Memorial Scholarship

We are proud to announce that Jonathan Bloomquist is our 2016 Ernie Alexander Memorial Scholarship recipient. Jonathan is a member of the BCIT Airline and... read more

We were moved at InspireHealth’s “A Night to Inspire”

InspireHealth’s inaugural gala “A Night to Inspire” was held last Thursday, December 8, 2016. “Inspired Cooking” InspireHealth’s first cookbook featuring 21 of Canada’s finest chefs... read more

9th Annual Kenneth H. Crook A&W Breakfast

On Friday, December 2, Alexander Holburn lawyers, staff and alumni celebrated our 9th Annual Kenneth H. Crook A&W Breakfast. As a long standing tradition, this... read more

Supporting BC Children’s Hospital Festival of Trees 2016

For 28 years, Alexander Holburn has been participating in the BC Children’s Hospital Festival of Trees. Our ‘teddy bear tea party’ themed tree is proudly... read more

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The Burden of Proving Negligence

In the recent decision of Benavides v. Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, 2017 BCCA 15, the Court of Appeal rejected the proposition that a prima... read more

Broken Heart, Lost Trust: Trust Planning that Fails to Account for Family Realities

One reason parents place assets into a corporate trust structure may be to reduce the amount of tax paid on such assets while preserving a... read more

Business travel to the USA after President Trump's Executive Order: How Canadians and PRs are affected

Canadian citizens and permanent residents (PRs) may be denied entry into the United States due to President Trump’s recent Executive Order, despite assurances suggesting otherwise... read more

Northern Exposure

On July 10, 2012, two Yukon Government employees were being transported by helicopter during a project involving the collection of grizzly bear hair samples. Regrettably,... read more

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