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Practice Foundations: Residential Tenancies
Webinar | October 17, 2022
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Calgary | October 20, 2022
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Edmonton | October 27, 2022
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Digging into Deleted or Lost Information: Digital Forensics
Webinar | November 28, 2022
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Edmonton | February 10, 2023
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Calgary | February 24, 2023
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Edmonton | March 14, 2023
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Calgary | March 22, 2023
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Edmonton | May 31, 2023
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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 to offer you 50% off our entire collection of on-demand programs. What are On-Demand Programs? LESA’s on-demand programs are recordings …

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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 public service – the longest reigning Monarch in British history. As Head of the Commonwealth, Her Majesty was a much …

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Digging into Deleted or Lost Information: Digital Forensics

More and more cases rely on digital evidence. How can lawyers recover digital information from computers, mobile devices, and cloud sources in ways that will be accepted by the courts? How can they certify that the data is authentic? Collecting digital evidence in a secure manner, using sound forensic methodologies, …

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Civil LitigationCriminal Law
The Competition Act: Recent Amendments to Canada’s Main Competition Legislation

The Competition Act[1] was introduced to Canadian markets in 1986. For the last 35 years, the technological revolution has led to massive innovation that has transformed the economy. The resulting economic growth and profit has made it difficult to measure business and economic efficiencies. In this, the standards that were …

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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 of Ontario and Saskatchewan with the introduction of the Prompt Payment and Construction Lien Act (the “PPCLA”). The Builders Lien …

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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 via email and video chat, and court proceedings were moved to Webex.[1] Reduced capacity was maintained in Alberta courtrooms into …

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LESA Diversity Series: Kelly Osaka, Partner at Dentons LLP

The LESA blog highlights the achievements of diverse legal professionals throughout the Alberta legal community. In this article, we are spotlighting Kelly Osaka, a partner at Dentons LLP in Calgary and co-presenter at LESA’s September Rules of Court 2022: Year in Review webinar. Kelly has kindly joined us for an …

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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 in real estate or civil litigation, we are happy to offer training for you this fall. Builders’ Liens is a …

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