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E-Paper | Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act

The Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act came into effect on August 29, 2022 and replaced the Builders’ Lien Act. Authored by W. Donald Goodfellow KC and Adrianna Worman, this …

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Real Estate

Now On Demand | Understanding Relocation Provisions In Commercial Leasing

Relocation clauses in commercial leases give landlords the right to force their tenants to relocate to a different space. Although relocation clauses are important for landlords, they can have a …

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Real Estate

Bill 19 Amends Alberta’s Condominium Property Act

If passed, Bill 19 will introduce major revisions to Alberta’s Condominium Property Act. The main amendments relate to charging back costs for damage and enabling simpler voting methods for condominium …

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Business LawCivil Litigation

Indigenous Leaders in the Alberta Legal Community Series | Justice Cheryl Arcand-Kootenay

This week, as part of our series highlighting the achievements of Indigenous members of the Alberta legal community, we would like to spotlight Justice Cheryl Arcand-Kootenay. Justice Cheryl Arcand-Kootenay is …

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Business LawCivil Litigation

New Benefit for LESA Library Subscribers: 50% Off On-Demand Programs

We are happy to announce a new benefit for subscribers of the LESA Library. Whether you subscribe to one, two, or all six core areas of law, we are pleased …

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Business LawCivil Litigation

Alberta Revises the Title of its Superior Trial Court

With the passing of the late Queen Elizabeth II, we wish to express our deepest condolences to the Royal Family. Her Majesty dedicated over 70 years of her life to …

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Real Estate

2022 Update | LESA’s Alberta Real Estate Practice Manual

Updated July, 2022, LESA’s Alberta Real Estate Practice Manual outlines key areas of knowledge for Alberta practitioners in the area of real estate law. Whether you practice in commercial or …

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Civil LitigationReal Estate

Builders’ Lien Act–The Introduction of the Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act (PPCLA) in Alberta, by Adrianna Worman

It has been over 20 years since there have been any significant changes to the Builders’ Lien Act[1].  However, at the end of August, Alberta will follow in the footsteps …

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Business LawCivil Litigation

What to Expect in Alberta Courts: Current COVID Landscape

In March of 2020, the full force of the global pandemic resulted in restricted access to all Canadian courthouses. With the shift to working remotely, lawyers began communicating with clients …

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Civil LitigationReal Estate

Meet the Faculty: LESA’s Builders’ Liens Program Coming Fall 2022

Legislative change in the area of builders’ liens is coming soon. Effective August 29, 2022 the current Builders’ Lien Act will become the Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act. If you practice …

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