New Order in Council expands scope of COVID-19 liability protections

On August 6, 2020, the Order in Council No. 459 was passed, bringing into effect COVID-19 (Limits on Actions and Proceedings) Regulation, BC Reg 204/2020 (the “Regulation”). The Regulation is retroactive to January 1, 2020. The Regulation provides greater certainty of the types of COVID-19-related civil liability protections provided by Section 5 of the COVID-19 … Continued