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October 3rd, 2022 - Corporate Law

Structuring Your Business
DID YOU KNOW… That the total number of businesses incorporated in Alberta was up 8.7% year over year at the end of August 20221. OR that 4,149 businesses were incorporated in Alberta during the month of August 2022 alone, a 21.3%...
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How the courts calculate child support in Alberta
When a couple separates or divorces, there tends to be chatter around child support. Often one parent – sometimes both – feel the amount to be paid isn’t fair. But Canadian law is clear on why child support is required...
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Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard: How defamation cases work in Canada
“Johnny Depp-Amber Heard Verdict: Jury sides with Depp, awards $15 million” In Canada, defamation has to do with words that impact the plaintiff’s reputation with others1 and is a strict liability offence2. These words can be written (known as libel) or...
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How Blockchain Technology could Revolutionize Real Estate
We’ve all heard of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Doge, and other cryptocurrencies that are the next “big thing”. With Bitcoin hitting an all-time high of $81,000 earlier this year, many may feel they have already missed the boat. However, cryptocurrencies and blockchain...
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Is the Dower Act a Thing of the Past?
The Dower Act came into effect in 1917 and, though it has been amended since, it has not changed substantively since 1948. Now, the Alberta Law Reform Institute (ALRI) is reviewing the Dower Act and seeking feedback on whether it should be reformed or...
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