Category Archives: Governance

Regulator Watch: The new Teachers Act

The new Teachers Act that will dissolve the BC College of Teachers and replace it with the BC Teachers’ Council has now received Royal Assent. The majority of the new Act will not come into effect, however, until the Lieutenant…

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Regulator policies must comply with enabling provisions

Where a statutory provision provides for a matter to be in accordance with the policies of a board, the policy must still be within the jurisdiction conferred by statute. This principle was applied to invalidate an unduly restrictive policy in…

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How boards should deal with dissenting views of board members

Anyone who has served on a board has likely encountered the situation of a minority of members strongly dissenting over an issue. To navigate such a difficult situation, a board member should review applicable rules to ensure that resolutions made…

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