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The ACC British Columbia (ACCBC) Chapter serves the needs of nearly 100 in-house lawyers who represent more than 50 organizations through networking, knowledge sharing, and continuing legal education on behalf of the in-house profession. Started in July 2012, ACCBC is the premier networking organization for in-house counsel in British Columbia.

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AODA compliance for private sector and not-for-profit employers with Peter Straszynski

Nov 24, 2015 - All private and not-for-profit employers have to comply with the "Employment Standard" under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act

Ontario’s proposed cap and trade program

Nov 24, 2015 - Ontario has taken another step forward with its cap and trade program to limit greenhouse gas emissions in the province. On November 16, 2015 it

It doesn’t pay to delay: Review Officer’s order rescinded by pay equity hearings Tribunal

Nov 24, 2015 - Despite rumours to the contrary, pay equity has not come to a quiet end in Ontario. The Pay Equity Act (the "Act ") continues to require employers to

Appel d’offres le rejet de la soumission après la réception de la lettre d’intention et le début des travaux

Nov 24, 2015 - Dans le cadre d’un appel d’offres, il arrive souvent que le soumissionnaire débute les travaux dès la réception de la lettre

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ACC Sends Condolences in Wake of Paris Tragedy

On behalf of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), board of directors, staff and entire ACC community, our heartfelt sympathies go out to the victims and families of the tragic events in Paris.

Paris is the home of many of our chapter leaders, members, country representatives, sponsors and the in-house community at large. We share in the grief and sadness of those that have lost loved ones or suffered physically or emotionally.

At this time we are not aware of anyone from the ACC network of families and friends that have been injured or lost. Our hearts go out to our colleagues and friends and family of loved ones in Paris. We pray for your safety and security.

– Veta T. Richardson, ACC President & CEO Continue