Professional Conduct Blog

Freedom of religion and COVID restrictions

The B.C. Supreme Court examined the constitutionality of COVID-related restrictions against religious gatherings, imposed by the provincial health officer under the Provincial Health Act, in Beaudoin v British Columbia, 2021 BCSC 512. On November 19, 2020, in response to the spread of…

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Inquiry committees and procedural fairness

When a regulatory authority withdraws a proposed consent agreement and refers a complaint matter for a discipline hearing, the registrant may attempt to challenge the decision on procedural fairness grounds. But as recently reviewed by the Saskatchewan Court of Queen’s…

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