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Risk Management by Directors in a Combination of Non-Profits or Charities

Directors' Roles and Duties in a Combination of Non-Profit or Charitable Organizations

Win for Carscallen LLP Wills and Estates Team in Court of Queen’s Bench

COVID-19 Update: Provincial Court of Alberta

Success in Court for Disciplined Rocky View County Councillors

Alberta Courts Update: Resumption of Court Activities

Alberta government's proposed COVID-19 legislative amendments

Criminal Interest Rates in Canada and COVID-19

Financial assistance and relief programs available for struggling Alberta businesses

Separation & Divorce Proceedings During COVID-19

Federal Rent Assistance Program Opens May 25

Provincial Court of Alberta to commence remote hearings

The ABTraceTogether app and its privacy safeguards

Federal Rent Assistance for Canadian Businesses

COVID-19 and Privacy Law in the Workplace

COVID-19 and Frustration of Contract

Alberta Government introduces temporary changes to employment standards legislation

COVID-19: Important builders' lien deadlines and notice periods remain in effect

COVID-19: Commercial lease considerations for Alberta businesses

New COVID-19 EI Benefit announced by Government of Canada

Force Majeure: Non-performance of contracts due to COVID-19

A message from Wills, Trusts, Estates and Estates Litigation: Peace of mind in uncertain times

COVID-19 Employment Law Considerations: Temporary layoffs in Alberta and EI benefits

COVID-19 Employment Law Considerations: Alberta statutory leave and federal EI sickness benefits

COVID-19 Employment Law Considerations: Occupational health and safety issues

Alberta Beer: the growth of the craft beer industry

Passing-off: Protecting the brand, goodwill and reputation of a business

A win in court on a Family Maintenance and Support Claim

Aron Balakrishnan is the Newest Carscallen Partner

Changes to disclosure requirements for private CBCA corporations

What employers should consider now that cannabis is legal

Mandatory reporting of privacy breaches in Alberta

Partition and sale of co-owned property

Family law changes coming for common law relationships

Legal employment considerations for executives

The hemp hype in Canada

Mergers & Acquisitions: the importance of due diligence

Big win in court for Carscallen LLP

Recent changes to employment law in Alberta

Three things to know when buying or selling a business

Negotiating and drafting employment agreements

How a well-drafted USA can prevent shareholder disputes and deadlock

Health Canada launches consultation on "cannabis health products"

Employee leave in Alberta

Pipelines or power lines are proposed on your land: now what?

New Health Canada rules released on cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals

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