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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Case Comments

Alberta Court finds Company’s Severance Policy Not a Term of Employment Contract, Awards 24 Months’ Notice Period
October 15, 2021

Written by: Hema Ahuja and Aicha Kouyaté Justice J.T Eamon of the Court of Queen’s Bench in Calgary recently released his Reasons for Decision in Schaufert v Calgary Co-Operative...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

City of Calgary Bylaw: New Vaccine Passport for Businesses
September 24, 2021

Written by Suzanne M. Porteous and Catherine A. Crang, Q.C. The City of Calgary passed a new vaccine passport bylaw effective yesterday, Thursday September 23, for many Calgary...

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Employment, Labour and Human Rights Law Covid-19

New COVID-19 Restrictions Announced in Alberta
September 17, 2021

Written by Suzanne M. Porteous and Catherine A. Crang, Q.C.

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News

Support Mental Health with the ATB Financial Classic 50/50
September 13, 2021

This year, Carscallen LLP is pleased to be the presenting sponsor of the ATB Financial Classic 50/50 Raffle. The goal is for the jackpot to hit $99,990 to be split between the lucky...

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Client Wins Commercial Litigation

Carscallen LLP Win at the Alberta Court of Appeal Highlights the Risks of “Litigating in Slices”
August 13, 2021

Written by Cathy A. Crang, Q.C. and Zubair Hussain

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Client Wins Wills, Trusts, Estates, and Estate Litigation

Carscallen LLP Assist in Clarifying Test for Capacity to Retain Legal Counsel
August 5, 2021

Written by Paul Reid and Michael Custer Carscallen LLP litigator Paul E. Reid successfully represented his clients in a recent matter before Court of Queen’s Bench Justice C.M. Jones in...

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News

Welcome Sabina Shah and Greg Walter to the Partnership
July 19, 2021

Carscallen LLP is pleased to welcome Sabina Shah and Greg Walter to the partnership. They bring many years of valuable experience at established Calgary firms and are a great fit as...

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Insurance and Tort Liability Medical Malpractice Law

Medical Malpractice Law in Canada
July 14, 2021

Written by Jennifer R. Lamb and Urvil Thakor Medical malpractice is a complex area of law with claims that are generally rooted in negligence. Claims can be made against a variety of...

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Client Wins Commercial Litigation

Win for Carscallen LLP Lawyers against Grassy Mountain Coal Project
June 24, 2021

Written by Michael B. Niven, Ryan J. Barata, and Jasdeep Nijjer.Carscallen LLP lawyers Michael B. Niven, Q.C., Ryan J. Barata and articling student Jasdeep Nijjer, on behalf of their...

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Insurance and Tort Liability

Barata v. Intact Insurance: Insurers breached duty of utmost good faith owed to client
June 8, 2021

Written by Urvil Thakor The Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta (the “Court”) recently released its decision in the case of Barata v. Intact Insurance[1], a decision from Justice G.S....

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