News & Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Winter Business Webinar: Join KSW Lawyers for a Complimentary Webinar on November 4, 2020. Read more and register here.

NEWS & PAST EVENTS

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September 2020

KSW Lawyers is recognized as one of Langley’s Top Legal Firms in the 2020 Readers’ Choice Awards by Langley Advance Times. 

 

KSW Lawyers are proud supporters and sponsors of the 2020 Fort Langley Jazz and Arts Festival.

 

KSW Lawyers welcomes two members to their Employment & Labour Practice Group, Alejandra Henao and Junki Hong.

 

The Business & Corporate Group is happy to have Arjun Hair join as an articling student in Surrey.

 

August 2020

Kane Shannon Weiler LLP successfully applies for Benefit Company status for clients, Light Trail Consulting Ltd. This was the first application for Benefit Company designation in British Columbia and Canada. Read more.

 

Kane Shannon Weiler LLP featured in the Summer issue of the Signals Magazine, publication for members and friends of the New Car Dealers’ Association of BC. In his article, Chris Drinovz shares his thoughts on Constructive Dismissals After Covid-19. Read here.

 

Kane Shanon Weiler LLP launches the Feel Good Fridays campaign in partnership with the Vancouver Giants to support community heroes and local re-opened businesses. Visit our Feel Good Fridays page to find out more and read about people doing incredible work in our community. 

 

July 2020

Employers and employees can now submit a joint application to extend a temporary layoff through the Employment Standards Branch (ESB) by August 25, 2020 to receive a decision by August 30, 2020. This is done through a variance to the Employment Standards Act. Read More and Apply here.

 

The Federal Government announced on July 13 that CEWS will be extended into December. This is the second extension of the wage subsidy program. Finance Minister Bill Morneau suggested last week that as health restrictions roll back and more companies reopen, more people would shift from the CERB to the wage subsidy. Read more here.

 

June 2020 

Kane Shanon Weiler LLP launches the Feel Good Fridays campaign in partnership with the Vancouver Giants. Visit our Feel Good Fridays page to find out more and nominate somebody that you feel is doing incredible work in our community.

 

The Vancouver Giants highlight their partnership with Kane Shannon Weiler LLP. To learn more about our partnership and all the work that KSW Lawyers is doing in our community, read more here.

 

Kane Shannon Weiler LLP featured in Canadian Lawyer Magazine article Roundup of law firm resources on COVID-19: June 5 update, for sharing our insights on how to deal with the rapidly evolving economic and legal landscape due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more.

 

Kane Shannon Weiler LLP co-hosts Getting Back to Business webinar with Chris Dyck, CPA with Avisar, and Matt Redshaw, Raymond James Wealth Management.  Some of the topics covered included WorkSafeBC workplace safety compliance, Covid-19 Safety Plans, unsafe condition work refusals, and layoffs. Read more.

 

Kane Shannon Weiler LLP featured in BarTalk Magazine articleChris Drinovz got to share his thoughts on The New Era of Employment Law in a featured article of the BarTalk Magazine by the Canadian Bar Association of BC. Read article here.

 

May 2020 

Travis W. Brine recently successfully defended a breach of contract claim arising from an alleged agreement to purchase our clients’ business and property. Read more.

 

Kane Shannon Weiler LLP featured in the Spring Issue (April – June 2020) of the Signals Magazine, publication for members and friends of the New Car Dealers Association of BC. In his article, Mike Weiler shares his expertise on how recent changes to the Labour Relations Code make it easier to unionize. Read more here. 

 

Kane Shannon Weiler LLP hosts webinar with New Car Dealers Association of BC for members and friends, addressing current CEWS, CERB and other COVID19 related issues. The questions asked by attendees and answers are available on our Blog. Read more.

 

April 2020

Kane Shannon Weiler LLP hosts Let’s Talk Q&A webinar – full recordings available. Read More.

 

Kane Shannon Weiler LLP Featured in Langley Advance Times. Read More.

 

March 2020

Kane Shannon Weiler LLP rated as Top 3 Employment Lawyers in 2020 for Surrey, Langley and Abbotsford by ThreeBestRated. Read More.

 

Winter Seminar Series
KSW Lawyers finish their three-part winter series presentations on: Recent Amendments to the Labour Relations Code, Employment Standards Act Amendments, and The Art of Hiring. Read More.

 

November 2019

KSW Lawyers Attends LAPS Gala Fundraiser supporting the Langley Animal Protection Society. Read More.

 

October 2019

KSW Lawyers Attends Starry Night Fundraiser Supporting the Kidney Foundation of Canada. Read More.

 

KSW Lawyers Nominated Large Business of the Year by the Greater Langley Chamber of Commerce. Read More.

 

Kane Shannon Weiler LLP welcomes Michael Weiler to the Employment & Labour Group, which now has over 50 years of specialized experience in Employment and Labour Law. See Mike’s profile.

 

September 2019

KSW Lawyers presents Bursary to MEI student.

Bursary to MEI student

 

Surrey Cares Community Foundation
KSW Lawyers  – Chris Drinovz joins Peter Unruh as Board Member of Surrey Cares Community Foundation, supporting our community. See Peter’s Surrey Cares Profile here. See Chris’ Surrey Cares Profile here.

 

Summer 2019


Kane Shannon Weiler LLP lawyer Chris Drinovz presents on “Mental Distress & Punitive Damages” at the 2019 Employment Law Conference for the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC – Read his CLEBC Paper here. See his faculty profile here: https://event.cle.bc.ca/faculty-1628/

 

July 2019

KSW Lawyers records a podcast with DFI Forensics on Law, Workplace Disputes and Digital Forensics. Listen here: https://anchor.fm/dfiforensics/episodes/Employment-Lawyer-Chris-Drinovz-Discusses-Law–Workplace-Disputes-and-Digital-Forensics-e4ld0j/a-am7de2

 

2019

Kane Shannon Weiler LLP rated as Top 3 Employment Lawyers in Abbotsford by ThreeBestRated:
https://threebestrated.ca/employment-lawyers-in-abbotsford-bc

Top 3 Lawyer Abbotsford

 

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