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Business Law

Three things to know when buying or selling a business
September 10, 2019

Written by Sean R. MacLachlan There are a number of legal issues that potential buyers and sellers of an existing business should take into consideration before entering into any...

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employment rights

Negotiating and drafting employment agreements
August 27, 2019

Written by Catherine A. Crang and Theresa M. Nolan Employment agreements are contracts that define the terms, conditions, rights and obligations in an employment relationship. ...

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Corporate Expertise

How a well-drafted USA can prevent shareholder disputes and deadlock
July 30, 2019

Written by Sean R. MacLachlan. For business owners, a unanimous shareholder agreement (commonly referred to as a “USA”) that is drafted by an experienced corporate lawyer and tailored to...

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Health Canada launches consultation on "cannabis health products"
July 23, 2019

Written by John M. Davidson In late June 2019, Health Canada commenced a public consultation period on the potential market in Canada for health products containing cannabis. This new...

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Employee leave

Employee leave in Alberta
July 17, 2019

Written by Catherine A. Crang The employment standards legislation in Alberta[1] changed January 1st, 2018. As the first big update to employment standards legislation in Alberta in...

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Pipelines or power lines are proposed on your land: now what?
July 3, 2019

Written by Nicholas M. Ramessar Pipelines, transmission lines or utility lines running across private land present a number of potential legal issues for landowners. One of the most...

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New Health Canada rules released on cannabis edibles, extracts and topicals
June 26, 2019

Written by John M. Davidson The highly-anticipated amendments to the Cannabis Regulations[1] (the “Amended Regulations”) were released by Health Canada today, and officially come into...

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