Category Archives: Administrative Law

Vavilov and our 2019 Professional Regulation Round-up

Here is a quick recap of significant developments in professional regulation in 2019, starting with the “big bang” that occurred at the end of the year with Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Vavilov. 1.0 A new framework for “standard…

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Reserved titles and freedom of expression

The constitutionality of the reserved title regime under the B.C. Health Professions Act recently has come into question, after a justice of the B.C. Supreme Court held that s. 12.1(1) of the HPA unjustifiably infringes freedom of expression. Section 12.1(1) prevents any…

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