Professional Conduct Blog

Whose decision is it, the panel or its legal counsel?

Deliberating and writing hearing decisions is a challenging task for hearing panels, especially if no panel members have adequate hearing experience or legal expertise.  Hearing panels that need legal assistance can and should retain their own lawyer, an action typically…

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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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Crunchy Taco, Roaming Dragon

As we prepare for the playoff round of our Cocoa Cup competition, we take this opportunity to look back at the summer’s highlights in the realm of street eats in downtown Vancouver. While some food trucks soldier on bravely through…

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