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By Ian Weiss
So you have a great new business idea, such as opening a hip new restaurant or café.
By Teresa Haykowsky, David Risling
On June 23, 2017, the Alberta Court of Appeal concluded that Jan Buterman was bound by a settlement he reached in relation to his complaint of discrimination.
By Hugh McPhail, Q.C.
A recent Alberta case decided by the Supreme Court of Canada last week gives support to a "no free accident" policy which requires self-disclosure of employees who have problems with alcohol or illicit drugs.
By Thomas Ross
Bill 17, the dubiously named Fair and Family-family Workplaces Act, which we previously reported on (Changes to Employment Standards and Labour Relations Legislation, Update on Changes to...
By Hugh McPhail, Q.C.
On May 4 new legislation came into force to amend the Limitations Act, RSA 2000, c L-12 ("Limitations Act").
By Michael Barbero
The Supreme Court of Canada decision in Saadati v. Moorhead clarifies that expert evidence is not required to establish a claim for damages arising from mental injury.
By Vicki Giles, Hugh McPhail
We previously reported on the Styles v. Alberta Investment Management Corporation decision of the Court of Appeal.
By Hugh McPhail, Q.C.
Last week we provided you with an update on the new Bill within a couple of hours of it being tabled in the Legislature, which was based on a briefing by the Ministry without seeing the actual legislation.
By Nathaniel Brenneis
One individual transfers property over to another individual without receiving anything in return. In this situation, it is generally assumed that the individual receiving the property will hold the property...
By Hugh McPhail, Q.C.
This afternoon the Alberta government introduced amendments to the Employment Standards Code and the Labour Relations Code.
By Hugh McPhail, Q.C.
The defensively-named Fair and Family-Friendly Workplaces Act was introduced in the form of a government bill yesterday and will soon be passed into law.
By Marie-Pier Leduc
The Canada Industrial Relations Board recently issued a decision reaffirming its position with respect to essential employees and the maintenance of activities in the event of a strike or a lock-out.
By Barbara Kott
When drafting a will, people expect that their wishes will be respected after they pass away. However, like any other legal document, the validity of a will may be challenged.
By Justin Krikler, David Risling
On April 13, 2017 the Government of Canada introduced a bill aimed at legalizing cannabis for non-medical users.
By Allison Rudzitis, Mustafa Farooq
In the tragic event of the death of an individual, where that individual has made a Will, the executor named under that Will plays an essential role in then administering the estate of the deceased.
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