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  • Single Use Plastic Bans: What you need to Know

    The discussion on single-use plastics is heating up across Canada. The federal government announced in June 2019 its intention to institute a nationwide ban by 2021 if re-elected this fall. Meanwhile, a growing number of provinces, cities, and towns have already banned certain single-use plastic pro … Read more »

  • Doing work on a Provincial Project? Protect yourself with a Public Works Act claim.

    The Public Works Act (“PWA”) is a helpful, rarely litigated piece of legislation for unpaid subcontractors. By submitting a PWA claim to the Provincial Government, a subcontractor has the ability to seek compensation outside of its contractual rights from the party it contracted with on public proje … Read more »

  • Craft Cannabis: Micro-Cultivation + Micro-Processing Licences

    Craft cannabis is hitting the market as newly licensed craft producers are coming into operation. With the introduction of the new regulations under the Cannabis Act, the federal government created micro-cultivation licences, often referred to as “craft producers”, which have less security and build … Read more »

  • City Moves to License AirBnBs and Other Short-Term Rentals

    The Urban Planning Committee voted on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, to recommend the adoption of a new Business Licence Bylaw, in an effort to begin regulating short-term rental accommodations in the City of Edmonton. Often described simply as “short-term rentals”, these accommodations are typically tra … Read more »

  • Cutting the Red Tape? New Condo Regulations are on Hold for Further Review

    On July 1, 2019, the Government of Alberta announced that the revised Regulations and amendments to the Condominium Property Act that were scheduled to come into force that day have been placed on hold until January 1, 2020. In a recent statement, Nate Glubish, Minister of Service of Alberta, stated … Read more »