Jeremy Hainsworth

Luxury B.C. building strata right in unplugging EV charger, tribunal rules

B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal says a strata acted "reasonably" in turning off the power to a man's EV charger

WestJet travel credits are not gift cards, rules B.C. court

WestJet credits for cancelled flights, lost luggage and other issues aren't like prepaid gift cards and can expire, states a recent ruling from the B.C. Court of Appeal

Guilty plea expected in Vancouver Trump rally CBC reporter assault

A man accused of assaulting a CBC reporter at a Vancouver pro-Trump rally on the day of the U.S. Capitol insurrection intends to plead guilty to the charge

No jail for woman who defaced B.C. Catholic church

A woman who pleaded guilty to throwing orange paint on a Catholic church has been given a conditional discharge and a $1,250 fine.

Pet urine, stairwell garbage at centre of B.C. strata fine dispute

B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal has ruled a strata council cannot collect a bylaw fine from an owner renting out a unit unless both the tenant and owner have been notified of an alleged bylaw breach.

B.C. strata turns off power on electric vehicle owner

B.C.'s Civil Resolution Tribunal says an EV owner living in a strata complex can't plug his car into a parkade outlet as part of his use of common property

Sechelt man gets probation for stealing turtle from Science World

Zoomer the turtle had been at Science World for more than 20 years. Court heard William Edward Richardson "believed the cage was too small."

Can Canada's sexual assault laws deal with virtual groping?

Two Canadian lawyers suggest that if an avatar is an extension of a person, then an abuse toward the avatar is an abuse toward the person.

B.C. businessman's $50M Putin 'war criminal' reward gets positive responses

Responses have come in from Toronto, New York, Los Angeles and Victoria.

Man alleging sexual abuse at B.C. seminary wants former employee to appear for discovery

A man who alleges he was sexually abused by Mission Roman Catholic priests and a seminary employee wants that employee to appear for discovery.