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By Thomas Ross
As we previously anticipated, yesterday the government announced a process to review changes to the Labour Relations Code and the Employment Standards Code.
By Fred Fenwick, Q.C.
You can imagine how unpleasant it was at the hearing for the disabled person to hear strangers debating just how short their life was doomed to be.
By Bryan Kwan, Teresa Haykowsky
If your school jurisdiction is planning any field trips, or attending any sporting events or conferences in the United States, you are most likely considering the potential effects of Executive Order...
By Sarah Levine
The recent Provincial Court of Alberta decision, R. v. 1587915 Alberta Inc. ("1587915"), is a stark reminder of the Alberta Fair Trading Act's (the "FTA") application to construction contracts...
By Hugh McPhail, Q.C.
Over recent years there have been several successful attacks on employment contract language as employers failed in their attempts to limit employees to the statutory minimums for notice of...
By Colin Flynn
The two most common documents that are drafted along with a Will are firstly, a Personal Directive, and secondly, Enduring Power of Attorney.
By Teresa Haykowsky
Teacher social media postings continue to make headlines.
By Teresa Haykowsky
Arbitration panels dismissed each grievance for lack of jurisdiction under teacher-related statutory and negotiated framework structures which governed teacher collective bargaining as well as teacher collective agreements.
By Glenn Tait
Bill Gates once said: "the Internet is becoming the town square for the global village of tomorrow".
By Will Johnston
Directors of companies may not appreciate that an injured employee in Alberta can sue them personally for damages arising from a workplace injury, even though under the Alberta Workers' Compensation Act that same worker is barred from suing their employer and co-workers.
By Sarah Levine
On January 1, 2017, Albertans not only welcomed in the New Year, they also welcomed increased prices on everyday fuels such as gasoline and natural gas, as the Provincial government's controversial carbon levy officially came into force.
By Corbin Devlin, Kathleen Garbutt
Statutory construction holdback requirements can be remarkably tricky to interpret, presenting challenges for both novice and experienced players in the construction industry.
By Glenn Tait, Ron Kruhlak
Throughout an employee's time with an employer, there are many occasions where the employer will be required to have the employee complete forms or other documents for third parties, or where the employer must complete forms themselves for third parties.
By MaryAnne Loney
According to subsection 159(1) of the Income Tax Act (the "Act"), legal representatives jointly and severally, or solidarily liable for a taxpayer's tax liability while they are the legal representative...
By Hugh McPhail, Q.C.
Rumours continue to percolate that the Government of Alberta is looking at introducing changes to the Labour Relations Code as early as this spring.
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