PRECEDENT SETTING DECISION IN THE BC COURT OF APPEAL

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Moon Development Corporation v. Pirooz, 2015 BCCA 213 http://canlii.ca/t/ghkpd After getting the appeal dismissed in the BC Court of Appeal, DLG, was also able to get the very unusual award of special costs against the director of the company that had appealed. This win was a precedent setting decision in the BC Court of Appeal.

HUMAN RIGHTS COMPLAINT CASE

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Complainant P v. Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation and another, 2015 BCHRT 72 http://canlii.ca/t/ghhpm A physically disabled individual filed a human rights complaint after the city refused to help him access a public facility. After taking over the case from another law firm DLG represented the individual in defeating the city’s application to dismiss and winning the application to …

LOCAL HOOKA LOUNGE VS CITY OF VANCOUVER LAWSUIT

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Vancouver (City) v. Abdiannia, 2015 BCSC 1058 http://canlii.ca/t/gjmvs At the conclusion of a hard fought case the BC Supreme Court found in favour of the city who sought to prohibit two hookah lounge owners from allowing their customer to smoke herbal shisha in traditional hookahs. The case challenged the validity of the City of Vancouver bylaw on multiple fronts.

LAWSUIT BETWEEN HASTINGS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION VS VANCOUVER BOARD OF PARKS AND RECREATION

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Hastings Community Association v. The Vancouver Board of Parks and Recreation, 2014 BCSC 80 http://canlii.ca/t/g2q57 As part of a larger lawsuit against the city of Vancouver, DLG successfully represented six community centre associations in bringing an injunction to stop the city from terminating contracts between the city and the associations and kicking the associations out of the community centres they …

ALLEGATIONS OF DISCRIMINATORY DISMISSAL FROM EMPLOYMENT

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Chinchilla v. Kilmer Childrens Centre, 2014 BCHRT 183 http://canlii.ca/t/g8r00 Prior to joining Davison Law Group, Hermann Luitingh represented a company facing allegations of discrimination on the grounds of, inter alia, ancestry and race and brought an application to have the matter dismissed.

HUMAN RIGHTS TRIBUNAL DECISION

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Q v. Wild Log Homes and another (No. 2), 2014 BCHRT 123 http://canlii.ca/t/g7css DLG represented a business owner and his company following a decision by the Human Rights Tribunal that they had discriminated against a former employee.