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HR Seminar

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


BCMB is excited to present an online HR Seminar to continue to equip our churches during this time. Our seminar speaker will be Kevin Boonstra from Kuhn LLP

Stay tuned for more info and registration details.


Topics Covered will include:

  1. Role of the Conference v. local church/camp society (legal entities)
  2. General Principles of Employment Law
    1. The contract
    2. Hiring/firing
    3. Severance / working notice
    4. Discipline
    5. Just cause
    6. Constructive dismissal
  3. Human rights
    1. Religion
    2. Disability (incl. cannabis)
    3. Criminal code convictions
    4. Marital status
    5. Duty to accommodate
    6. Camp issues:  BFOR/s.41 (MB and non-MB employees)
  4. Privacy issues


Kevin Boonstra

Kevin has practiced from both our Abbotsford and Vancouver offices since 1998, the year that Kuhn LLP was founded. He is a managing partner and works hard to preserve our mission, culture and core values.

Kevin serves a large number of non-profit clients, including many Christian charities.  He regularly guides clients on employment and human rights issues.

His career has allowed him to represent clients in all levels of court and has been counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada on a number of high-profile cases.

Kevin has served local, national and international organizations as a director and officer. He was appointed by the Federal Minister of Justice to the Federal Judicial Advisory Committee for British Columbia for five years. Currently, Kevin is the president of the Abbotsford Police Foundation.

He has lectured at the university and law school levels and has published articles and papers on a number of topics, including human rights for charitable organizations for the Continuing Legal Education Society of BC.  Kevin is married with two adult children, both of whom are in university.


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May 26
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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