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.
A strong workers’ compensation system is critical to keep workers safe and to provide financial security when workers are injured on the job. Our Kevin Love authored a report from the BC Federation of Labour pushing for workers’ compensation law […]
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 […]
Workers in the hundreds of thousands are stressed out as they face an imminent financial crisis. Canada’s special COVID-19 measures for EI and Recovery Benefits will soon run out for many. There are only 3 bi-weekly payments remaining for many workers […]
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 This information may outdated or even wrong, so do not rely on it as legal advice.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 […]