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  • Government of Alberta Grazing Leases

    MAY 30, 2016 Updated NOVEMBER 1, 2020 A provincial grazing lease is a common interest in land with specific rules for transfer/assignment. Often Crown lands are declared to be available to the public and leases are granted. Once issued, however, they become very valuable assets and can be willed to … Read more »

  • Legal Status Changes Ahead for Unmarried Couples

    At the end of 2018, the Alberta government passed the Family Statutes Amendment Act.  Among the notable changes brought in with the Act were new rules that will affect unmarried couples who live together.  The Act specifies when unmarried couples will be deemed to be in a ‘common law’ relationship a … Read more »

  • Ho-Ho-Hold it Right There: Event Planning in the Wake of #Metoo

    Three in ten.  That’s how many people have reported experiencing sexual harassment in the workforce according to a November 2017 survey by the Canadian Federal Government[1]. What we can safely assume is that the number of people actually experiencing sexual harassment in the workplace is even highe … Read more »

  • Avoiding Commercial Litigation

    On the prevention side of commercial litigation, there is plenty of good advice that comes from our experience dealing with the fallout from commercial disputes. Here are some suggestions on how to avoid commercial litigation: 1. Structure your relationship with the right documents There are a wide … Read more »

  • Shareholders Disputes do not have to be “Autopsy” Litigation – You have Options

    Over the years we have represented quite a number of business owner-managers in shareholders disputes. Prevention is often worth a pound of cure, but what do you do when things have already gone off the rails? The first thing to recognize is that commercial disputes are what we call “real-time litig … Read more »