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Personal liability of a corporate director for employment damages

Canada - August 5 2022 A recent Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench decision held that directors may be personally liable for wrongful dismissal damages in certain cases. In…

Moira Whitelaw

Ontario court grants Anton Piller Order in cryptocurrency heist

Canada - May 2 2022 Recently, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (ONSC) granted an Anton Piller Order to the plaintiff in Cicada 137 LLC v. Medjedovic, 2021 ONSC 8581…

Mathew (Mat) Grainger, Raphael Jacob

Alberta OHS legislation changes: What owners and prime contractors need to know

Canada - February 1 2022 Recently, amendments were introduced to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS Act). The Alberta government has indicated that the purpose of…

Bill Woodhead, Emily Paslawski

COVID-19 and Alberta employer obligations

Canada - March 20 2020 COVID-19 presents a risk to the health and safety of workers. As such, employers must take reasonable steps to ensure their workers are not exposed…

Alberta Court of Appeal Confirms Directors Can Be Personally Liable for Workplace Injuries

Canada - November 1 2019 The workers' compensation scheme is designed to provide no-fault compensation to injured workers. Under the workers' compensation scheme, however…