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than doing his or her own research. This would be consistent with the direction
to the arbitrator in BCICAC Rule 21 to make a determination of the case
on its merits, but in doing so treat both parties fairly and give each an opportunity
to present their case. Moreover, Rule 35 of the BCICAC Rules makes
it clear that any award must be decided in accordance with the law, in the
absence of an agreement by the parties to do otherwise.
1. 2015 BCCA 28.
2. Ibid at para 8.
3. Ibid at para 11.
4. See BCICAC Domestic Commercial Arbitration Rules
of Procedure “BCICAC Rules”, Rule 31(1)(d).
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