Category Archives: Discipline

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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CBA Health Law Presentation

On October 23, 2019, Lisa C. Fong and Lauren Riva presented to the CBABC Health Law section on a two-year review of health law issues in Canada. This is the substance of the presentation The biggest challenge in preparing this…

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Consultation on revising BC’s Health Professions Act

In November 2019, the Steering Committee on Modernization of Health Professional Regulation released its consultation paper, “Modernizing the provincial health profession regulatory framework: A paper for consultation” (here). Here is a summary of the proposed changes on which the Steering…

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