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The Duty to Exercise Discretionary Powers in Good Faith in Contract Law: Wastech Services Ltd. v. Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District, 2021 SCC 7

2021-04-06T13:16:23+00:00

As a follow up to Taylor Maxston’s blog article “The Duty of Honest Performance in Contract Law: C. M. Callow Inc. v. Zollinger, 2020 SCC 45”, the Supreme Court of Canada released another decision earlier [...]

The Duty to Exercise Discretionary Powers in Good Faith in Contract Law: Wastech Services Ltd. v. Greater Vancouver Sewerage and Drainage District, 2021 SCC 7 2021-04-06T13:16:23+00:00

What is the Minor Injury Cap in Alberta?

2021-04-06T10:25:02+00:00

If you are injured in a motor vehicle accident, your claim may fall under the minor injury cap in Alberta. The minor injury cap was implemented by the provincial government in 2004 in order to [...]

What is the Minor Injury Cap in Alberta? 2021-04-06T10:25:02+00:00

Upcoming Changes to the Builders’ Lien Act

2021-02-03T12:58:14+00:00

Bill 37, which proposed some fairly comprehensive changes to the Builders’ Lien Act, was passed by the Alberta Government in November 2020. Over the next few months, the government plans to work with industry stakeholders [...]

Upcoming Changes to the Builders’ Lien Act 2021-02-03T12:58:14+00:00

The Impact of COVID-19 in Alberta: Suspending Limitation Periods and Time Periods for Steps in Proceedings

2021-02-03T12:54:33+00:00

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lieutenant Governor in Council issued Order in Council 080/2020 on March 17, 2020 (the “Order in Council”). The Order in Council declared a state of public health emergency [...]

The Impact of COVID-19 in Alberta: Suspending Limitation Periods and Time Periods for Steps in Proceedings 2021-02-03T12:54:33+00:00

Force Majeure and Covid 19

2020-12-09T15:47:14+00:00

The COVID-19 Pandemic has had devastating consequences both around the world and here at home. The measures taken here at home to prevent the spread of COVID-19 have greatly impacted certain people’s ability to fulfil [...]

Force Majeure and Covid 19 2020-12-09T15:47:14+00:00

Temporary Layoff during Covid-19

2020-12-09T15:41:15+00:00

As of April 6, 2020 the Alberta government has extended the time an employer can temporarily lay off an employee without pay from 60 days to 120 days. This replaces the previous provision from the [...]

Temporary Layoff during Covid-19 2020-12-09T15:41:15+00:00

Grandparent’s Rights in Alberta

2020-06-02T10:48:37+00:00

By Nick Kunysz Separation and divorce do not only affect children and parents. Grandparents often play an important role in the lives of their grandchildren and can be directly affected when their children divorce. Numerous [...]

Grandparent’s Rights in Alberta 2020-06-02T10:48:37+00:00

Unjust Enrichment and Life Insurance Designations upon the Breakdown of a Marriage: Moore v Sweet, 2018 SCC 52

2020-06-02T10:43:52+00:00

By Erin Vanderveen, Student-at-Law at Stillman LLP In the case of Moore v Sweet, 2018 SCC 52, the Supreme Court of Canada provides guidance on the law of unjust enrichment and constructive trusts where there [...]

Unjust Enrichment and Life Insurance Designations upon the Breakdown of a Marriage: Moore v Sweet, 2018 SCC 52 2020-06-02T10:43:52+00:00

Eight Ways to Avoid Shareholder Disputes

2020-05-26T14:28:10+00:00

Sara Boulet: Associate Lawyer at Stillman LLP Shareholder disputes can be extremely expensive, not only because of the cost to litigate the dispute but also because of the disruption a shareholder dispute can cause to [...]

Eight Ways to Avoid Shareholder Disputes 2020-05-26T14:28:10+00:00

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