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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TGC will be appearing in the Supreme Court of Canada

TGC lawyer Martin Sheard has successfully obtained intervener status for the Law Students Legal Advice Program in the Supreme Court of Canada case of Matthews v. Ocean Nutrition. This is a case about the entitlement of a former employee to an incentive that would have been awarded during the reasonable notice period. The outcome in … Continued

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TGC welcomes Jenson Leung

TGC is pleased to welcome Jenson Leung to the firm. Jenson is a newly called lawyer. Prior to working here Jenson was trained at two of the province’s largest full-service law firms. Jenson joined our team in order to focus his practice on employment law issues.

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Kemily Ho successfully opposes stay application

TGC lawyer Kemily Ho successfully opposed an application brought by an employer in the Court of Appeal for a stay of a judgment obtained against that employer by Kemily’s colleague Martin Sheard. You can read about the decision here.

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Kemily Ho appears in Court of Appeal

TGC lawyer Kemily Ho is appearing in the B.C. Court of Appeal today resisting an application by an employer for a stay of execution. The employer is applying for a stay of execution on a judgment obtained by TGC lawyer Martin Sheard. A stay would excuse the employer from paying all or part of that … Continued

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David McWhinnie attends Pre-Law event

TGC lawyer David McWhinnie attended the “Meet Me at the Bar” event hosted by the Pre-Law Society at the Peter Allard School of Law on March 26, 2019. This event provides an opportunity for students going into law school, or thinking about going into law school, to meet with practicing lawyers and to hear their … Continued

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