Kelowna News Staff

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

Kelowna Paralympian named to Canadian Hall of Fame

Garett Hickling was enshrined last weekend in Vancouver

Kootnekoff: Wrongful dismissal in Coach’s Corner

Kelowna lawyer weighs in on the Don Cherry saga

Kootnekoff: Workplace investigations

Complainant, employee, witness or employer, there are certain things you need to know

Kelowna RCMP phone number used in latest scam

RCMP warn of the latest of a scams being reported in the Okanagan

Kootnekoff: What is Employment Practices Liability insurance?

The new form of insurance is making its way into Canada

Unsolved thefts, robberies and fraud throughout the Okanagan

Crime Stoppers has released information about unsolved crimes in Kelowna, West Kelowna