A judge on judicial review will only overturn a decision of an administrative tribunal if it contains very serious errors. How serious does the error have to be and where does patent unreasonableness fit in? We answer your questions here.
For Immediate Release – March 29, 2021
Vancouver, B.C. – On March 29, Community Legal Assistance Society (CLAS) launches a year-long celebration of 50 years of fighting for social justice. CLAS was incorporated as a non-profit legal services society in Vancouver in […]
From Part 1 of our Intro to Judicial Review series, we learned that judicial reviews are a review by a judge of a decision by an administrative tribunal. But what is an administrative tribunal, and what kinds of decisions do they […]
We have done our best to explain the new EI changes, but things are changing fast. Some things are also still not clear. This information may outdated or even wrong, so do not rely on it as legal advice.
1. What changes […]
Update: March 10, 2021 – The government announced that it plans to extend the benefits discussed in this page. The plan is to increase the maximum number of weeks of benefits to:
- A total of 38 weeks for the Canada Recovery […]
The Community Legal Assistance Society wants to know how the parties in the upcoming BC election will address the issues that matter most to our clients. We are asking questions about our five core areas of practice:
1. Housing Security
2. Income […]
Last Content Update: June 26th 2020 @ 9:30am PST
The government has created a new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (“CERB”) to help workers impacted by COVID-19. There have also been changes to Employment Insurance (“EI”). […]