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McCarthy Tétrault LLP | Canada | 19 Oct 2017

Alberta Court of Appeal Highlights an Issue to Watch: Could the Provincial Government Have a Duty to Sue Itself?

Legislation often imposes a duty on the government, and the Government’s alleged failure to comply with such a duty often leads to legal proceedings


Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | Canada | 16 Aug 2016

Court Orders Production of Native Accounting Records Where Operator Fails to Maintain An Oil Sands Project Carried Account

In a recent decision of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench, Bard v Canadian Natural Resources, 2016 ABQB 267, the Court considered issues respecting


Stewart McKelvey | Canada | 22 Jan 2014

Till theft do us part: the retail cashier as fiduciary

Sometimes it's not a wrongful dismissal case that informs employers and employees of their rights. In 581257 Alberta Ltd. v. Balwinder Aujla and


Miller Thomson LLP | Canada | 10 Dec 2013

Alberta Court of Appeal: employees responsible for employer's money may be fiduciaries

Recently the Alberta Court of Appeal ("Court of Appeal") released a decision that expanded the duties employees have to their employers. In 581257


Dentons | Canada | 24 Sep 2013

Alberta Court of Appeal reverses the burden of proof for employee theft

The Alberta Court of Appeal recently considered and clarified the nature of the relationship between employers and the employees they entrust with


Miller Thomson LLP | Canada | 18 Jun 2013

Hockey agent offside in fiduciary duty case

In recent years, the law with regard to fiduciary duties has shifted more than Sidney Crosby on a rush down the wing. An Alberta Court of Appeal


Miller Thomson LLP | Canada | 10 Jun 2013

Alberta court grants injunction against former employee of applicant

The test to determine whether a fiduciary relationship exists between an employer and a departing employee is easy to explain. The application of the


Field Law | Canada | 7 Feb 2013

A win for employers: greater obligations on some departing employees

Evans v The Sports Corporation, 2013 ABCA 14 is the latest case from the Alberta Court of Appeal dealing with the obligations of departing employees


Harris & Company | Canada | 1 Feb 2013

Fiduciary responsibility of departing employees

The Alberta Court of Appeal recently released a decision that clarifies when an employee will owe a fiduciary duty to their employer. One of the


Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP | Canada | 22 Jan 2013

Alberta Court of Appeal clarifies fiduciary obligations of employees

The Alberta Court of Appeal (the Court) released its judgment in Evans v. The Sports Corporation on January 18, 2013. The unanimous Court held that a

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