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  • How Memory Issues and Delusional Beliefs Invalidated a Will

    When you pass away, your Will can be challenged and declared invalid on the basis that, at the time you made it, you lacked mental capacity. Whether a Testator had the necessary capacity at the time he made his Will is not a simple question. A Testator may live independently, drive a vehicle, and ne … Read more »

  • Access to Information and Privilege: The Saga Continues

    The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench has provided some much needed guidance on solicitor-client privilege in the context of access to information requests in Edmonton Police Service v. Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner), 2020 ABQB 10 [EPS]. The Alberta Freedom of Information and Protection … Read more »

  • Who You Gonna Call (As a Witness)?

    Construction disputes (as with any matters in litigation) rarely make it to trial. Matters typically settle or are resolved on a summary basis through written evidence alone. But if a matter proceeds to trial, where evidence via live witnesses is required, which people to call as witnesses is integr … Read more »

  • Spies and the Supreme Court: Charting a New Course for the Standard of Review 

    On December 19, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada released its long-awaited trilogy of decisions that will significantly shift administrative law. Administrative law encompasses legal challenges to regulatory or government action, ranging from cabinet approval of pipelines to the denial of refugee s … Read more »

  • Cutting the Red Tape: New Condo Regulations coming to Alberta January 1, 2020

    On November 26, 2019, the Alberta Government released the long-awaited, newly-revised amendments to the Condominium Property Regulation, and proclaimed that certain sections of the Condominium Property Amendment Act, SA 2014, c. C-10 will also come into force on January 1, 2020. The majority of the … Read more »