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Charities & Non-Profit Organizations

Risk Management by Directors in a Combination of Non-Profits or Charities
September 22, 2020

Written by David L. Sevalrud As we discussed in Part One of our series on the Roles and Duties of Directors in a Combination of Non-Profits and Charities, a Non-Profit’s (“NFP”) Board of...

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Charities & Non-Profit Organizations

Directors' Roles and Duties in a Combination of Non-Profit or Charitable Organizations
September 16, 2020

Written by David L. Sevalrud Directors of not for profit or charitable organizations in Canada (collectively referred to in this article as “non-profit organizations” or “NFPs”) have a...

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Wills, Trusts, Estates, and Estate Litigation Wins

Win for Carscallen LLP Wills and Estates Team in Court of Queen’s Bench
August 18, 2020

Written by Jennifer R. Lamb, Paul E. Reid & Aicha Kouyaté Carscallen LLP lawyers Jennifer R. Lamb and Paul E. Reid successfully represented their client (the “Applicant”) in a recent...

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Commercial Litigation Covid-19

COVID-19 Update: Provincial Court of Alberta
August 5, 2020

Written by Carrie Akister The Provincial Court of Alberta (“Provincial Court”) has implemented its staged resumption of court activities, following the temporary suspension of court...

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Commercial Litigation Wins

Success in Court for Disciplined Rocky View County Councillors
July 28, 2020

Written by Michael B. Niven, Q.C. & Michael A. Custer Carscallen litigators Michael B. Niven, Q.C. and Michael Custer recently won a high profile judicial review action in the Court of...

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Commercial Litigation

Alberta Courts Update: Resumption of Court Activities
July 23, 2020

Written by Nicholas M. Ramessar, Carrie Akister & Zubair Hussain As Alberta courts gradually resume hearings both in-person and remotely following the temporary closure of court...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

Alberta government's proposed COVID-19 legislative amendments
June 25, 2020

Written by Catherine A. Crang, Q.C. and Aicha Kouyaté The Alberta government recently introduced legislation entitled Bill 24: COVID-19 Pandemic Response Statutes Amendment Act 2020...

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Covid-19 Banking and Financial Services

Criminal Interest Rates in Canada and COVID-19
June 17, 2020

Written by John M. Davidson and Zubair Hussain

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Business Law Covid-19

Financial assistance and relief programs available for struggling Alberta businesses
June 11, 2020

Written by Paul Klein  A number of governmental measures and economic benefits have now been introduced to assist small businesses suffering economically as a result of the COVID-19...

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Domestic and Matrimonial law Covid-19

Separation & Divorce Proceedings During COVID-19
May 28, 2020

Written by Ryan J. Barata and Grand W.D. Cameron As we enter the third month of the COVID-19 pandemic (“Pandemic”), both the Provincial Court of Alberta and the Court of Queen’s Bench...

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