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  • The Importance of Written Contracts in Construction Projects

    Standard form contracts published by trusted bodies such as the CCDC and the CCA 1 provide well-known and understood starting points for the contractual relationships involved in completing a project. The most overlooked cost-saving benefit of using standard form contracts is that, in the event of a … Read more »

  • Is Your App Privacy Compliant? Four Key Questions

    A report from Alberta’s Privacy Commissioner offers some key takeaways for app developers to consider to make sure they’re compliant with applicable privacy laws. On July 29, 2021, The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Alberta (the “Commissioner”) released a report on its investi … Read more »

  • Saskatchewan Issues New Public Health Order Effective September 17

    On September 16, 2021, the Chief Medical Health Officer of Saskatchewan published a public health order reinstating mandatory mask and isolation requirements. The order takes effect on September 17, 2021 and applies to all individuals, institutions, associations and other organizations within the Pr … Read more »

  • New Public Health Measures for Alberta as COVID-19 Cases Rise 

    On September 15, 2021, the Alberta Government declared a state of public health emergency as COVID-19 cases surge throughout the province. The Province announced it will implement new public health measures in efforts to reduce the transmission of COVID-19, and to expand capacity within its health-c … Read more »

  • Are ‘No Mask – No Entrance’ Policies Discriminatory in Alberta?

    The Human Rights Tribunal of Alberta (the “Tribunal”) recently dismissed two separate discrimination complaints arising out of corporate policies that required all customers, without exception, to wear a mask for access into retail premises in: Beaudin v Zale Canada Co o/a People’s Jewellers, 2021 A … Read more »