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B.C. fires had firms scrambling to stay in business, protect data

Friday, August 11, 2017 @ 12:53 PM | By Donalee Moulton

This summer as most Canadians were enjoying a relaxing day at the beach with a cold beer and a hamburger fresh off the grill, more than 37,000 British Columbians were fleeing their homes as 180 wildfires raged nearby, often uncontrollably. The impact on families and communities was devastating. The impact on business — including the business of law — was equally shattering.

Peter Messner, Heartland Law LLP“The fires have forced our office here in 100 Mile House to close for two weeks thereby delaying work on...