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When to request a Summary Trial

When to request a Summary Trial

Trials get all the attention. But in private legal disputes between individuals or companies or a combination of the two (such disputes are known as civil cases), only 5% or less actually go to trial. Yet it is the threat of trial that is at the core of the justice...

Marijuana and Condominiums

Marijuana and Condominiums

Condominium living offers many advantages but also offers the challenges of living in close proximity to other people and being restricted in what you can do with your residence. Many condominium owners are familiar with restrictions placed on them by their...

Judicial Appointment Notice

Judicial Appointment Notice

  We are proud to announce that on April 12, 2018 former partner Gaylene Bobb was appointed to the Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta in Edmonton. A highly respected family law lawyer in Red Deer and the Central Alberta community, Ms. Bobb's significant knowledge...

What is Constructive Dismissal (and what can you do?)

What is Constructive Dismissal (and what can you do?)

The starting point in assessing employee issues is generally to look through your employment contract. There is employment legislation in place that ought to support your employment contract, and that legislation is considered a “floor of rights” – those rights can...

A New Immigration Opportunity in Alberta

A New Immigration Opportunity in Alberta

In October of 2017, the Government of Alberta announced that the popular Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program (AINP) would be changing in early 2018. Those changes, the introduction of the Alberta Opportunity Stream (AOS) and an Express Entry Stream under AINP, were...

Are you Ready to Become a Canadian Citizen?

Are you Ready to Become a Canadian Citizen?

In October 2017 a number changes to the Citizenship Act came into effect. The focus of this article is on the changes to the physical residency criteria. In particular, the length of time you are required to be physically present in Canada has been reduced, and some...