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  • April 14, 2014
    The June 2013 Calgary flood was a significant event for tenants and landlords who were faced with issues they never thought would arise.  Commercial tenants and landlords should carefully consider certain provisions when negotiating new leases. Key findings to consider: Damage and Destruction: A commercial lease will typically contain a provision that states if the premises are damaged to the extent that all or a portion are unusable by...
  • April 09, 2014
    55 establishments in Vancouver have been granted approval to extend their patio service until midnight between April and October. City council decided on extending the previous 11pm curfew after a successful pilot program in 2013 aimed at elevating Vancouver nightlife. The 55 locations that have been approved include bars and restaurants throughout the city in areas such as the West End, Yaletown, Kitsilano, Gastown and...
  • March 31, 2014
    Almost every restaurant or food service business has some kind of network, database or online presence that puts it at risk for litigation.  Technological advances have made it easier to manage a wide range of information about customers, vendors and employees.  Virtually all businesses that use computer systems are to some extent vulnerable to costly exposures associate with system breaches.  In fact, businesses in the...
  • February 24, 2014
    As of February 19th, 2014, a new street-vending bylaw has been approved by a Vancouver City Council vote. This could mean some significant changes for Vancouver food truck operators. With this new bylaw in effect, reselling or renting food truck permits would be illegal. Currently, some permit holders resell or rent out their permits at several times the amount they paid. "As far as the [licence] rentals are concerned, we're all owner/operators...
  • February 11, 2014
    According to the Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association, menu prices in B.C. have decreased 2.6% in 2013 compared to the previous year.   B.C. is the only province in Canada to have a reduction in pricing while other provinces have shown an increase of an average 1.5%.  The removal of HST is believed to be the main influence for the decrease in price. Full-service restaurants are also absorbing market share from pubs as...
  • February 04, 2014
    On Friday January 31st, the Government of B.C. announced its support for all 73 recommendations of the proposed changes to B.C.’s liquor laws.  When these changes will be put into effect is still unclear.  However, Justice Minister Suzanne Anton said that some changes, such as removing fences at beer gardens and increasing the assortment of alcohol at sporting events, could be implemented as early as this summer.  "At family-...

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