COVID -19 and Force Majeure

As the COVID-19 pandemic batters construction projects – sidelining workers, shutting down supply chains, strangling cash flow – owners and contractors alike are scrambling for refuge. Understandably, many are digging through their construction contracts looking for relief. And in those contracts some find, and then try to invoke, force majeure clauses.

Business Corporations Act: Red Tape Reduction Amendments

Recent amendments to the Business Corporations Act came into effect on March 29, 2021. The amendments were made by way of the Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act. While the amendments remove the Canadian residency requirements for corporate directors, they add a requirement for corporations to appoint an “agent for service” in Alberta.

Do I Need a Will?

The answer is YES. I believe that every person who is eligible to make a Will, should have a Will. The reasons are many, but here are a few of the most important ones...

Death of A Tenant

This article is the first in a series dealing with various issues which can arise when there is a death in a tenancy.