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Changes to Alberta’s Workers’ Compensation Act Take Effect

Canada - April 8 2021 A number of amendments to Alberta's Workers' Compensation Act (the "WCA") took effect on April 1, 2021. These amendments to the WCA, along with…

Julia Loney.

Coming Soon: Significant Changes to Alberta's Employment Standards Code

Canada - October 1 2020 Significant changes to the Employment Standards Code (the legislation that prescribes minimum standards of employment in Alberta, hereinafter the…

Paul Boshyk.

Alberta Court of Appeal Uses Blue Pencil to Save Non-Compete

Canada - September 6 2020 In City Wide Towing and Recovery Service Ltd v Poole, a majority of Alberta’s Court of Appeal applied a seldom-used legal doctrine in order to save…

Paul Boshyk.

COVID-19: Alberta Government Announces List of Essential Services

Canada - March 30 2020 Alberta is in a state of public health emergency, under the authority of the Public Health Act due to COVID-19. The Government of Alberta…

Julia Loney, Paul Boshyk.

The "Fix" Is In: Alberta Employee Awarded 34.5 Months' Damages for Breach of Contract

Canada - February 27 2020 Rice v Shell Global Solutions Canada Inc. a recent decision by Alberta's Court of Queen's Bench is the latest warning to employers about the dangers…

Paul Boshyk.