Frank Potts (1950 – 2022)

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of one of our founding partners, Frank Potts. Frank was a formidable character, a brilliant legal mind and an extraordinary person. In his professional life, Frank could be an intimidating presence but what lay...

Death After Separation: Yes, the dead can sue

What happens when a couple separates and then one of them dies? The answer to this question recently changed in a very profound way.  Previously, if a separated spouse started a court action for division of property but died before the action was resolved, that...

How to Become a Permanent Resident in Canada

Canada has always been viewed as one of the most welcoming and desirable destinations for immigrants.  However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that the process to enter Canada as a permanent resident is simple and straightforward.  There are many steps involved. The...

Recent Real Estate Developments

In a recent batch of initiatives to cool the overheated housing market and promote affordability, the Government of Canada and British Columbia have indicated that they will be implementing two noteworthy changes. Cooling-Off Period British Columbia may soon become...