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By Sandra Weber, Colin Flynn
On December 23, 2016, the Court of Appeal released Roth v Economical Mutual Insurance Company ("Roth") which clarifies the interpretation of "Enforcement of Building By-laws" insurance coverage.
By Hugh McPhail, Q.C.
In the second decision in a week in favour of upholding the plain meaning of employment contracts...
By Teresa Haykowsky, David Risling
In a number of cases in Ontario, B.C. and Manitoba, problematic trustee behaviour was on the frontline in 2015-16
By Adam Vivian
There are many reasons for you to make a will. Do you have children? Do you own a house, car, valuable personal items, or shares in a business?
By Hugh McPhail, Q.C.
In a decision issued today, the Court of Appeal allowed the employer's appeal in a case involving the Alberta Investment Management Corporation.
By Corbin Devlin
When a transfer of title takes place, it is possible that builders' lien claimants automatically lose their builders' lien rights. This is another Builders' Lien Act trap for the unwary.
By Teresa Haykowsky, David Risling, James Lingwood
Businesses and employers face exposure to a variety of claims for mismanagement or misuse of personal information by employees. Damages may depend on how sensitive the information is and how it is misused.
By Alexis Moulton
Effective January 1, 2017, the maximum minor injury amount was adjusted by 1.3%, to $5,020. This increase is in accordance with the Minor Injury Regulation...
By Joel Franz
Parents who transfer land or personal property to their children often do so with little or nothing in writing to document the transfer.
By Bryan Kwan, Mustafa Farooq
Delays processing immigration applications are becoming increasingly frustrating for Canadian employers.
By Karen Platten
If you are in a second marriage or second relationship, your estate planning documents should reflect that.
By Donald Dear, Marco Baldasaro
The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has recently confirmed that the American doctrine of corporate successor liability has no application in Alberta.
By Corbin Devlin
A few recent cases from Alberta Masters show a trend towards a less strict interpretation of lien deadlines and requirements. In particular...
By Sarah Levine
On November 3, 2016, the Alberta government publicly released the anticipated first regulation under the controversial Climate Leadership Implementation Act.
By Pamela S. Lindsay
In this challenging economic climate many commercial tenants are finding it increasingly difficult to continue to pay their monthly rent obligations.
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