Professional Conduct Blog

Conduct unbecoming of a professional: threats of frivolous reports

The “private” or “personal” conduct of professionals can still be “unprofessional conduct” involving significant consequences. A reminder of this principle arises from the recent decision of Erdmann v. Institute of Chartered Accountants of Alberta, 2013 ABCA 147. Ms. E, a…

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Four dogs, four cats, and access to one hamster

There have been a few changes at Ng, Ariss, Fong. We sadly bid farewell to Benjamin Ralston who moved to the beautiful Dunedin, New Zealand to pursue other interests (not involving hobbits). We welcome Julia Hincks as our new articled…

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Criminal law and when a fetus is a child

If you attended our CBA Health Law presentation on notable cases in 2012, you would have heard Julia Hincks talk about the case of R. v. Levkovic, where a building superintendent cleaning a vacated apartment discovered a bag on the…

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Addressing Disabilities and Accommodations

As most of you will already be aware, on January 16th of this year our firm co-presented a 2 hour webinar with the Victoria-based firm of Lovett & Westmacott in which we addressed how professional regulation interfaces with human rights…

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