Learn to say no to your past
Contributed - Oct 12, 2022 - Columnists

By Tara Pilling The ability to feel is often seen as a burden combined with a blessing. It is not only one of the essential mediums that you use to navigate life and the world; it is the point where your greatest joys begin and your deepest sorrows take root. Heartache and happiness exist on […]

Get the pain out holistically
Tom Kernaghan - Oct 05, 2022 - Columnists

You get so tired of it—the body pains, the emotional suffering, the unhealthy habits and the relationship issues—one or more of the struggles that keep you from being at ease with yourself and living a more fulfilling life. But just can’t seem to see your way clear. Something has to change, right? And all the […]

Legal impact of elderly parents
Contributed - Oct 04, 2022 - Columnists

Our lawyers have been getting questions from clients concerned about the behaviour of their elderly parents. In certain cases there is evidence of some mental illness or addiction issues. So what can someone do to help protect their parents’ estate so that they don’t get themselves into trouble? Lawyers Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill welcome associate Colin […]

Queen’s passing has legal impact
Contributed - Sep 20, 2022 - Columnists

It has been a very busy summer for everyone in the Okanagan, and there have also been several hot topics of discussion, including rising interest rates. In this episode of the Law Talk podcast, hosts Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill give their takes on the latest in the real estate market and how the Queen’s […]

Lawyers, planners often team up
Contributed - Sep 06, 2022 - Columnists

For most of the files that come into FH&P Lawyers, the team works with other professional services.  Whether that is an accountant, Realtor or other lawyers, it usually is a joint effort to give clients the best possible outcome and service. Another professional service that is often involved is a financial planner, who can help […]

Trademarks key part of business
Contributed - Aug 23, 2022 - Columnists

If you own a business, you are going to likely need something trademarked. That could be a logo, a name or even a taste. Yes, a taste can be trademarked. In this episode of the Law Talk podcast, hosts and lawyers Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill welcome Lisa Hutchinson from 20-20 Law Group. Hutchinson is […]

Interest rates have legal impact
Contributed - Aug 09, 2022 - Columnists

It is an interesting time in B.C., with rising interest rates on homes and the market potentially shifting from a seller’s market to a buyer’s. There have also been changes within ICBC and how the law deals with motor vehicle crashes and specifically injuries that are caused by one. In this episode of the Law […]

Shareholder system can work
Contributed - Aug 02, 2022 - Columnists

In this episode of the Law Talk podcast, partner Clay Williams and associate Tanvir Gill discuss shareholder agreements, and how the directors and shareholders work the day-to-day duties of a business. Whether you are a startup or a larger business that has been around for years, this is extremely important information. As always, email [email protected] with your […]

Crucial to know about negligence
Contributed - Jul 12, 2022 - Columnists

Lawyers Clay Williams and Tanvir Gill practise in business law and have a wealth of experience. In this episode of the Law Talk podcast they discuss negligence and where the precedence has been set. They turn back the clock and investigate a case from 1932, the birth of negligence and a very famous Canadian case […]

Kelowna becoming commercial hub
Kirk Penton - Jun 30, 2022 - Columnists

By Terese Cairns Canada’s real estate market is sustaining continued momentum following more than two years of a global crisis. The economy has staged a strong recovery, and real GDP returned to pre-pandemic levels earlier than anticipated. Commercial activity, in particular, has revived with Canadians keen to return to restaurants, retail spaces and, gradually, offices. […]