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  • Access to Justice Week Comes to AlbertaOctober 1, 2018

    Planning is underway to hold Alberta’s first ever Access to Justice week from September 29 – October 5, 2019. Alberta will be joining Ontario, Saskatchewan and British Columbia, who each have a week in October dedicated to Access to Justice. The Access to Justice Committee of the Canadian Bar Associ … Read more »

  • What Constitutes Assault in Residential Tenancy Law?September 14, 2018

    The Alberta Residential Tenancies Act (RTA)[1] allows landlords to evict tenants who assault or threaten to assault their landlord or other tenants. But what constitutes assault for the purpose of the RTA? Is it the same as the test for the tort of assault? Or the same as the test for assault under … Read more »

  • Pizza Delivery Drivers: Employees or Independent Contractors? Commentary on Steiner v MNR.July 26, 2018

    Pizza Delivery Drivers: Employees or Independent Contractors? Commentary on Steiner v MNR.  By Michael A. Power with Lydia Potter Pizza delivery is a big business that relies heavily on drivers to transport fresh, piping hot pizzas right to your door. In most cases, delivery drivers use their own ve … Read more »

  • Can a Landlord Charge a Tenant Late Fees?January 22, 2018

    Many residential leases purport to require tenants to pay their landlords late fees if they pay their rent late. Many tenants pay those fees without challenging them, and the question arises: are these fees enforceable? Short Answer: A late fee is only enforceable if it is a genuine pre-estimate of … Read more »

  • New Child Support Guidelines Blog PostDecember 14, 2017

    By: Olivia Manzer Those who receive or pay child support may see an increase or decrease in the amount of child support they pay or receive as a result of the update to the Federal Child Support Guidelines that came into effect on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. This change is as a result of the new C … Read more »