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BC Government Extends LOTR Filing Deadline
November 2, 2021 Category News, Uncategorised
The BC government has extended the deadline for pre-existing owners to file with the Land Owner Transparency Registry (LOTR), giving reporting bodies with an interest in land more time to file a transparency report. The revised filing deadline of November 30, 2022 responds to concerns from legal professionals in BC that pre-existing owners need more time to […]
Congratulations to Fiona Hunter – a new publication!
June 24, 2021 Category News, Uncategorised
Congratulations to Partner, Fiona Hunter, on the publication of Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Canada, 5th Edition, which she co-authored with James Kessler, Q.C. Drafting Trusts and Will Trusts in Canada, 5th Edition examines both the general and the technical issues that can arise in this area of the law, and deftly combines advice on […]
Congratulations Fiona Hunter and Mark Horne, QC!
April 26, 2021 Category News
Congratulations to partners Fiona Hunter and Mark Horne, QC – both named in The 2021 Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. This recognition is acknowledgement of excellence by a practitioner’s own peers and colleagues. The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (the Canadian Lexpert Directory), published since 1997, is based on an extensive peer survey process. It includes profiles […]
April 23, 2021 Category News
Please join Horne Coupar LLP in extending our best wishes to Ross Manson, who has officially retired! Ross has been an esteemed member of the firm since the mid 70’s, when he was first hired by Ian Horne, QC, and began his articles. Ross graduated with Honours from Simon Fraser University in 1970 and followed […]
Top Wills, Trust and Estates Boutique 2021
March 2, 2021 Category News
Horne Coupar LLP has been named a Top Wills, Trust & Estates Boutique firm in Canadian Lawyer. Canadian Lawyer asked lawyers, in-house counsel and clients from across Canada to vote on the wills, estates and trust boutiques. To qualify, firms are required to derive a minimum of 80 per cent of their work from wills, […]
Proposed changes to MAID legislation
January 22, 2021 Category Uncategorised
On October 5, 2020, the Ministry of Justice and Attorney General of Canada reintroduced a Bill which proposes changes to the current MAID (medical assistance in dying) legislation. Under the proposed changes, eligible persons would be able to receive MAID whether or not their natural death is reasonably foreseeable. The Bill would also introduce a […]
Changes to the Land Owner Transparency Act (LOTA)
January 6, 2021 Category News
The Land Owner Transparency Act (LOTA) is a recent legislative development aimed at ending hidden ownership of land in order to combat tax fraud that drives up BC’s real estate market. To achieve land transparency, LOTA introduces mandatory reporting of indirect ownership of land. The reported information is held in the Land Owner Transparency Registry […]