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How British Columbia’s Tax on Legal Services Impairs Access to Justice

Legal services provided in BC are, unlike any other professional services, subject to provincial sales tax (PST). Accordingly, consumers in BC have a more difficult time obtaining legal help. They can hire an accountant, architect, veterinarian or any other professional. For some bizarre reason, justice fell to the bottom of the list of governmental priorities as only legal fees are effectively increased by 7% due to this special tax.


What are Civil Wrongs?

Civil wrongs occur when a person wrongly suffers a loss caused by another person, a business, or government. Wrongful losses can be damage to property or reputation, unmet contractual obligations, physical or psychological injury, etc. Sometimes these wrongs fall into both criminal and civil legal categories. However, criminal wrongs require bad intent and are prosecuted and punishable by the state. On the other hand, Civil wrongs do not require bad intent and require private individuals to pursue justice on their own.

BC Government

The Top 10 Ways the BC Government is Shifting Power, Rights, and Dignity Away from the Individual

People want to be free. They want to be able to go about their lives without their health and liberty being taken away by bad drivers. People hate being surveilled and controlled. People hate ICBC because of its power over them. Who, in their right mind, would think that the solution to any problem is to take even more power from the individual and shift it to an undemocratic dumpster?

Flying is safer than driving

Flying is safer than driving, even during the pandemic. These statistics show why. | Washington Post

The Covid-19 pandemic has impacted our lives, but it will soon be a memory.  On the other hand,  the carnage on our roads will persist.  Instead of addressing the root cause of high insurance premiums -namely the frequency and severity of MVCs – the NDP savaged the ability of good drivers to recover their hopes …

Flying is safer than driving, even during the pandemic. These statistics show why. | Washington Post Read More »

Don Renaud

I’m Back

To my followers, sorry about the hiatus. The emergence of Renaud Law Group from its prior incarnation, the Pandemic, and the NDP’s recent concerted attack on the tort system/civil liberties have been something of a distraction.

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