Author Archive

Oct
09

BCSC dismisses injunction to restrict picketing.

BCSC dismisses injunction to restrict picketing.

Oct
06

Mary Thibodeau to teach Steward’s Training on Marijuana in the Workplace.

Mary Thibodeau to teach Marijuana in the Workplace stewards’ course.

Oct
05

Craig Bavis to speak at Bargaining in the Broader Public Sector Conference

Craig Bavis to speak at Lancaster House’s Bargaining in the Broader Public Sector Conference

Sep
02

Supreme Court of Canada grants leave to intervene

The Supreme Court of Canada grants leave to intervene in Canada Post v. CUPW

Jun
05

VSLO welcomes new associate

Victory Square Law Office is pleased to welcome Zosia Hortsing to the firm.

Apr
20

420: Marijuana in the workplace

One of the biggest challenges that Canadian workplaces face in 2018 is the increase in use of marijuana with legalization imminent and increasing use of medical marijuana. Unions are faced with members concerns, employer drug testing policies, and human rights issues surrounding accommodation and addiction. VSLO has extensive experience in this field.

Mar
07

VSLO is pleased to sponsor 2018 Equality Breakfast

Once again VSLO is pleased to sponsor West Coast LEAF's 2018 Equality Breakfast and we look forward to seeing many friends and colleagues on March 9, 2018. For more information about this event that supports women's equality, please visit West Coast LEAF.

Mar
02

Allison Tremblay to speak at Human Rights and Accomodation Conference

Allison Tremblay will be speaking at Lancaster House’s Human Rights and Accommodation Conference on April 23, 2018. Workshop topics will include the accommodation of family status obligations, complex medical conditions and religious practices. For more information or to register, please visit the conference website.

Feb
19

VSLO is pleased to sponsor the Migrant Workers Centre Annual Dance

Jun
18

Canadian Freedom of Association Award

The inaugural award was just presented to Larry Kowalchuk and Craig Bavis for their efforts (alongside many others that contributed) in bringing the case of Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v Saskatchewan 2015 SCC 4 from pleadings, to the ILO, to trial, and then to the Supreme Court of Canada.