Kelowna News Staff

Vehicle goes up in smoke in Kelowna garage

Fire department on-scene in 200 block of Poplar Point Drive near Knox Mountain

Kootnekoff: 8 basic employment law concepts during times of mass hysteria

States of emergency have been declared with COVID-19 spread

Kootnekoff: What is the duty of procedural fairness?

How to go about dealing with an organization that may be treating you unfair

Kootnekoff: Paid and protected leave proposed in B.C. for domestic violence victims

The legislative amendments will assist employees impacted by ‘domestic or sexual violence’

Kootnekoff: ‘I am out of here’

When is a resignation from a workplace valid?

Kootnekoff: Problematic experts in legal proceedings

Canadian courts are increasingly scrutinizing proposed experts for potential biases

Kootnekoff: Valentine’s Day and office romances

Being romantically involved with a coworker isn’t illegal but can be problematic

Kootnekoff: Changing an employment contract requires consideration

What are the risks involved in fixed term employment contracts?

Kootnekoff: Defamation on social media leads to $65,000 in punitive damages

The popularity of social media gives rise to a whole new group of potential defamation claims

Kootnekoff: Costs against you and David versus Goliath

Imagine you have a very good case against a very large player

Kootnekoff: Insurer pays after egregious breach of good faith, denial of LTD benefits

A B.C. Supreme Court rules against another long term disability provider

Kootnekoff: SuperBowl commercials, mail carriers’ safety and Canadian administrative law

Part two of three of recent administrative law decisions by the Supreme Court of Canada

Kootnekoff: New analytical framework for administrative law cases

The Supreme Court of Canada recently released three much anticipated administrative law decisions

Kootnekoff: A lawyer’s Christmas wish

A Christmas article for the Man in Red

Kelowna winery’s augmented reality labels a first in Canada

The View Winery will bring the label alive

Kootnekoff: Accommodating religious celebrations

Employers must be mindful that not everyone celebrates holidays which are days off

Kootnekoff: Unauthorized practice of the law

The Law Society of BC identified 8 people misrepresenting themselves as lawyers

Kootnekoff: The right to be forgotten

What is the ‘right to be forgotten’, and does it exist in Canada?

Kootnekoff: Special costs possible for the disabled and impecunious

When facing personal, financial and representation challenges, courts may award special costs

Kootnekoff: Wrongful dismissal in Coach’s Corner

Kelowna lawyer weighs in on the Don Cherry saga