Gregory Sim

Gregory Sim

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Court of Appeal Recognizes Regulator's Robust Implied Power in Name of Public Protection

In Law Society of Alberta v. Beaver, 2016 ABCA 290, the Alberta Court of Appeal held that suspended lawyers are not entitled to act as “legal agents,” a limited status in which the agent can represent another person in...more

10/19/2016 - Advertising Appeals Canada Injunctions Law Society Legal Agent Legal Profession Act (LPA) License Suspensions Professional Misconduct

Prohibition on Pharmacy Inducements Beyond College of Pharmacists’ Authority

In Sobeys West Inc v. Alberta College of Pharmacists, 2016 ABQB 232, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench held that amendments to the College of Pharmacists’ Codes of Ethics and Standards of Practice prohibiting inducements to...more

5/11/2016 - Administrative Authority Appeals Canada Colleges Customer-Loyalty Programs Health Care Providers Inducements Pharmacies Pharmacist Prescription Drugs

The Regulator Knows Best: British Columbia Court of Appeal Upholds Bylaws Prohibiting Customer Incentive Programs

In Sobeys West Inc. v. College of Pharmacists of British Columbia, 2016 BCCA 41, the British Columbia Court of Appeal determined that it was reasonable for the College of Pharmacists to prohibit pharmacists from using...more

3/16/2016 - Appeals Bylaws Canada Colleges Incentives Pharmacist Public Interest

Question Everything…Except the Witness - Tips on Maintaining Impartiality From R. v. Crawford, 2015 ABCA 175

On a frigid January night, Mr. Crawford was along for the ride when one of his companions—fuelled by alcohol and jealous suspicion, and armed with a completely ineffectual pellet gun—decided to steal a vehicle. Mr. Crawford...more

7/14/2015 - Canada Criminal Prosecution Cross Examination Impartiality Intervenors New Trial Prejudice Robbery Theft Witnesses

B.C. College of Optics Inc. v. The College of Opticians of B.C., 2014 BCSC 1853

The B.C. College of Optics (the “School”) is a private school for Opticians. The School applied to the provincial regulator, the College of Opticians of B.C., (the “College”) seeking recognition of the School’s academic...more

11/24/2014 - Canada Health Care Providers Private Schools

Ready, Set, Charge!

Professional discipline allegations are more art than science. Regulatory statutes usually provide little or no guidance for writing them. But whether you call them allegations, charges, citations, complaints or something...more

8/26/2014 - Disciplinary Proceedings Discipline

The Many Benefits of a Good Termination Clause

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision means that a properly drafted employment contract can protect employers and their employees from personal liability when carrying out a termination. In Richards v. Media...more

1/31/2013 - Employment Contract Exclusionary Clauses Personal Liability Termination

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