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  • Explanation of Formal OffersAugust 2, 2018

    By Joseph Oppenheim, Carbert Waite LLP In most civil cases, the outcome is not entirely predictable. Generally speaking, there are three narratives to every case: (1) the plaintiff’s narrative; (2) the defendant’s narrative; and most importantly (3) the trial judge’s narrative, formed on review of a … Read more »

  • The Brenda Strafford Foundation 2018 Golf ClassicJuly 19, 2018

    Michael Waite of Carbert Waite LLP (L) Carbert Waite LLP was proud to be one of the sponsors and participants of The Brenda Strafford Foundation 2018 Golf Classic, which occured on June 12th, 2018. This annual charity golf classic was able to raise over $75,000 to support innovative and interactive … Read more »

  • The Great Bar Band Battle 2018July 16, 2018

    Carbert Waite LLP was honoured to support this year’s Great Bar Band Battle, on May 31st, 2018 in Calgary. Thanks to the involvement and support from the Calgary Bar Association and many other sponsors, Carbert Waite proudly included, $34,000 in donations was raised for Calgary Legal Guidance. Calga … Read more »

  • You Were Just Laid Off – Now What?June 26, 2018

    By Justine Johnson, Carbert Waite LLP You were just laid off. You are shocked and overwhelmed. You know you have rights and you are unsure if you were treated fairly by your former employer but you do not know what to do next. A helpful first step is to schedule an appointment with an employment law … Read more »

  • Testamentary Gifts and Inter Vivos Gifts, A Distinction: Seguin v PearsonJune 13, 2018

    Seguin v Pearson, 2018 ONCA 355   In its recent decision in Seguin v Pearson, 2018 ONCA 355 [Seguin], the Ontario Court of Appeal has clarified the distinction between the tests for challenging testamentary gifts versus inter vivos gifts (those made while a person is still living) on the basis of un … Read more »