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Employment Law Covid-19

New COVID-19 EI Benefit announced by Government of Canada
March 26, 2020

Written by Catherine A. Crang and Hema Ahuja

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Covid-19 Corporate & Commercial transaction

Force Majeure: Non-performance of contracts due to COVID-19
March 26, 2020

Written by John M. Davidson and Theresa M. Nolan The COVID-19 pandemic (the “Pandemic”) has disrupted economies, international and domestic trade, and business across the world and...

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Wills, Trusts, Estates, and Estate Litigation

A message from Wills, Trusts, Estates and Estates Litigation: Peace of mind in uncertain times
March 26, 2020

Written by Wills, Trusts, Estates & Estates Litigation With the emergence of COVID-19, the Carscallen LLP Wills and Estates group has received many requests from new and existing clients...

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Employment Law Covid-19

COVID-19 Employment Law Considerations: Temporary layoffs in Alberta and EI benefits
March 25, 2020

Written by Catherine A. Crang and Hema Ahuja As COVID-19 continues to slow the economy, many places of employment across Alberta are now temporarily closed, including bars, restaurants,...

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Employment Law Covid-19

COVID-19 Employment Law Considerations: Alberta statutory leave and federal EI sickness benefits
March 20, 2020

Written by Catherine A. Crang and Hema Ahuja One serious implication of the recent outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV, or “COVID-19”) for both employees and employers across...

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Employment Law Covid-19

COVID-19 Employment Law Considerations: Occupational health and safety issues
March 18, 2020

Written by Catherine A. Crang and Hema Ahuja The recent international outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV, or “COVID-19”) is having many implications for employees and employers...

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Alberta Beer

Alberta Beer: the growth of the craft beer industry
March 3, 2020

Written by Deirdre E. Lanigan Alberta’s beer industry has expanded at a rapid pace over the past several years, and it isn’t hard to notice the new breweries and brewpubs that have been...

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Commercial Litigation

Passing-off: Protecting the brand, goodwill and reputation of a business
February 4, 2020

Written by Catherine A. Crang and Suzanne M. Porteous The law of passing-off in Canada originated with deceit and trademark laws in the nineteenth century. It subsequently evolved to...

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Client Wins

A win in court on a Family Maintenance and Support Claim
January 21, 2020

Written by Jennifer R. Lamb and Paul E. Reid Carscallen LLP litigators Jennifer R. Lamb and Paul E. Reid successfully represented a client in a recent estate dispute in the Court of...

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News

Aron Balakrishnan is the Newest Carscallen Partner
January 20, 2020

Carscallen LLP is pleased to introduce Aron Balakrishnan as the firm’s newest partner. A key member of the firm’s real estate and banking groups, Aron embodies the firm’s commitment to...

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