COVID 19

Key announcements from the Ontario, Alberta and BC governments that touch on workplace legislation from September 17 to September 23, 2021.

British Columbia’s Human Rights Tribunal has issued two recent decisions, dismissing complaints against Premier John Horgan and Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry arising out of the recent “vaccine passport” announcement.  (At least the complainant had the gumption to aim high…)

Robert Smithson, whose employment law articles are some of the best and no-nonsense we’ve seen on the subject of COVID-19, provides his perspective. 

Key announcements from the Ontario, Alberta and BC governments that touch on workplace legislation from September 10 to September 16, 2021.

Key announcements from the Ontario, Alberta and BC governments that touch on workplace legislation from August 28 to September 9, 2021.

Key announcements from the Federal, Ontario, Saskatchewan and BC governments that touch on workplace legislation from August 20 to August 27, 2021.

force employees to be vaccinated


Many B.C. employers are asking the question, “Can we compel unwilling employees to become fully vaccinated?” With rapidly-rising COVID-19 case counts among the unvaccinated, it’s no wonder employers want to compel their employees to get their two shots.

Robert Smithson, whose employment law articles are some of the best and no-nonsense we’ve seen on the subject of COVID-19, provides his perspective. 

Key announcements from the Federal, Ontario, Saskatchewan and BC governments that touch on workplace legislation from August 6 to August 19, 2021.

Key announcements from the Federal, Alberta and BC governments that touch on workplace legislation from July 30 to August 5, 2021.

Key announcements from the Federal, Ontario, Alberta and BC governments that touch on workplace legislation from July 23 to July 29, 2021.

Key announcements from the Ontario, Alberta and BC governments that touch on workplace legislation from July 16 to July 22, 2021.