Martin Sheard and David McWhinnie appear in SCC

On October 8, 2019, TGC lawyers Martin Sheard and David McWhinnie appeared in the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada on behalf of the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program. Martin and David were proud to represent the law students at the highest level of court in Canada in … Continued

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TGC lawyers mark call anniversaries

TGC Lawyers David McWhinnie and Martin Sheard celebrated the anniversaries of their respective calls to the Bar of British Columbia this week. David and Martin are proud to mark these milestones at TGC and to have the privilege of practising law in this Province.

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Jenson Leung addresses data security for employers

TGC Lawyer Jenson Leung addresses the important issue of data security for private sector employers in a short article which can be found here: In his article Jenson summarises some of the common risks and concerns that face private sector employers including the following: Employers, particularly smaller entities that do not have compliance officers, often … Continued

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Steven Barker wins EI Benefits for terminated employee

TGC lawyer Steven Barker successfully appealed a decision of the Canada Employment Insurance Commission to disqualify an employee from collecting EI benefits. The Social Security Tribunal overturned the Commission’s decision and found that the employee was not at fault for the loss of his employment. The employee’s EI benefits were restored as a consequence. TGC … Continued

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Liz Gleadle wins Silver

Congratulations to Liz Gleadle who won a silver medal for Canada in the javelin at the 2019 Pan Am Games. Olympian Liz is the daughter of TGC founder Dan Gleadle.

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TGC goes to the SCC

TGC lawyers Martin Sheard and David McWhinnie will be travelling to Ottawa to represent the Law Students’ Legal Advice Program before the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition Canada on October 8, 2019. The Law Students’ Legal Advice Program is an intervener in this important case which addresses potentially … Continued

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Liz Gleadle competes for Canada

TGC’s favourite Olympian Liz Gleadle is throwing the javelin for Canada at the 2019 Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru this Friday. Liz is the daughter of Dan Gleadle and has proudly represented Canada at all levels of international sport. Liz is the current Canadian champion and goes into the Pan-American games in great form. As … Continued

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Spencer Sloan joins TGC

TCC is pleased to welcome Articled Student Spencer Sloane to the team. Spencer will be assisting TGC’s lawyers with their files and will also have conduct of Provincial Court matters. Spencer’s bio page is currently under construction: check back for more information about the newest member of TGC.

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Steven Barker restores wage loss benefits for injured worker

TGC lawyer Steven Barker successfully applies to overturn a decision of the Workers Compensation Board to discontinue an employee’s wage-loss benefits. We have experience with WorkSafeBC-related matters. If you are an employer or an employee dealing with a WorksafeBC matter then you should contact us.

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TGC – Best in Canada Two Years in a Row!

We are thrilled and honoured to announce that we have been named Canada’s best employment law boutique for the second consecutive year! The results are tabulated by Canadian HR Reporter Magazine, and based on the votes of thousands of Canadians. The full edition of the magazine announcing winners can be viewed online here. Our most … Continued

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