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Navigating Legal Rights and Responsibilities in Employment Agreements (Part 3)

Navigating Legal Rights and Responsibilities in Employment Agreements in Alberta (Part 3) Welcome to the third installment of our exploration…

Bad Google Reviews and Defamation: Protecting Your Business Reputation

In today’s digital age, online reviews play a crucial role in shaping a business’s reputation. Positive reviews can boost credibility…

Breaking Barriers: Charles Osuji’s Journey to Legal Inclusivity! ThreeBestRated Calgary Lawyers

Breaking Barriers: Charles Osuji’s Journey to Legal Inclusivity! ThreeBestRated Calgary Lawyers – Osuji & Smith Lawyers Join us on a…

Differentiating between anti-competitive clauses under Section 45 (1.1) of the Competition Act and non-solicit clauses

In June 2022, the Government of Canada made changes to the Competition Act. One of these changes added subsection 45(1.1)…

Decoding The Legal Jargon: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Your Employment in Canada (Part 2)

Decoding The Legal Jargon: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Your Employment in Canada (Part 2) Key Components of Your Employment…

Are you using AI to conduct legal research: The Courts have ChatGOTCHA!

Are you using AI to conduct legal research: The Courts have ChatGOTCHA! Key takeaways from Zhang v. Chen 2024 BCSC…

Decoding The Legal Jargon: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Your Employment in Canada (Part 1)

Decoding The Legal Jargon: A Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Your Employment in Canada (Part 1) Introduction: Employment agreements form the…

Termination Letter in Alberta Review

You Received a Termination of Employment Letter in Alberta. Now What? The Necessity of Having Your Termination Letter Reviewed by…

Maternity leave in Alberta

Maternity, Paternity, and Parental Leave in Alberta: Understanding the Policies and Implications Alberta, has established specific policies regarding maternity, paternity,…

Human Rights Lawyers Calgary

Human Rights Lawyers in Calgary Understanding Your Human Rights: Osuji & Smith Lawyers, Calgary In an era where awareness and…

Personal Injury: Collision with Emergency Vehicles in Alberta

Personal Injury: Collision with Emergency Vehicles in Alberta Have you ever been involved in an accident involving an emergency vehicle…

Alberta Employment Lawyers

Alberta Employment Lawyers – Osuji & Smith Lawyers Osuji & Smith Alberta Employment Lawyers stand out as a beacon of…

Falling in Love: Maria’s Story

Love is strange. It is said to make fools out of even the most brilliant. In the beginning, it was…

The Complexities of Fixtures in Home Properties and Their Impact on Property Transactions in Alberta

The Complexities of Fixtures in Home Properties and Their Impact on Property Transactions in Alberta In the realm of property…

Am I being constructively dismissed? Constructive Dismissal in Alberta

Am I being constructively dismissed? CONSTRUCTIVE DISMISSAL IN ALBERTA The term “constructive dismissal” can be confusing for many employees. Let’s…

GROUNDBREAKING Acquisition of Fisher Law By Osuji and Smith Lawyers

Osuji & Smith Announces Acquisition of Fisher Law, Championing an Ecosystem of Support for Immigrants in Canada   Calgary, Alberta,…

Severance Package Reviews | Calgary Employment Lawyers

SEVERANCE PACKAGE REVIEWS | CALGARY EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS The Importance of Legal Review for Your SEVERANCE PACKAGE IN ALBERTA: What You…

Will sexual harassment always lead to dismissal for cause in Alberta?

Will SEXUAL HARASSMENT always lead to dismissal for cause in Alberta? For employers, allegation of sexual harassment by one employee…

Severance Package Reviews in Calgary, Alberta

SEVERANCE PACKAGE REVIEWS in Calgary, Alberta In the evolving landscape of employment and labor law, severance packages have become a…

Unfulfilled Aspirations: Riya’s Story

It was difficult to leave home and step out into a distant land. I did, nonetheless. After getting my permanent…

Alberta Employment Standards Rules

Alberta Employment Standards Rules The Alberta Employment Standards Rules provide the minimum standards that employers in Alberta must meet. These…

Workplace Investigations in Alberta – When and How to Conduct Them

WORKPLACE INVESTIGATIONS IN ALBERTA – When and How to Conduct Them Employers in Alberta are not legally required to conduct…

MY JOURNEY with Calgary Lawyer CHARLES OSUJI

MY JOURNEY with CALGARY LAWYER CHARLES OSUJI Charles Osuji is a multi-award-winning lawyer and the CEO of Calgary’s Osuji &…

Osuji & Smith Calgary Lawyers, 2024 ThreeBestRatedⓇ Award Winner From Calgary Shares Their Year In Review!

Osuji & Smith Calgary Lawyers, 2024 ThreeBestRatedⓇ Award Winner From Calgary Shares Their Year In Review! Osuji & Smith Lawyers…

An Academic Odyssey in Canada: Kamal’s Story

Encountering the vibrant streets of Bangalore and the tranquil landscapes of Calgary has been an incredibly transforming experience for me…

Can one parent decide to move without the agreement of the other parent in Alberta?

Can one parent decide to move without the agreement of the other parent in Alberta? In Alberta, Canada, the decision…

How does Family property division affect spousal / partner support entitlement in Alberta?

How does Family property division affect spousal / partner support entitlement in Alberta? In Alberta, the division of family property…

What items can be divided as part of Family property in Alberta?

What items can be divided as part of Family property in Alberta? In Alberta, Canada, the division of family property…

How can you safeguard property and your interest in those properties after separation in Alberta?

How can you safeguard property and your interest in those properties after separation in Alberta? Safeguarding property and personal interests…

What does “Equalization” mean in Family property division in Alberta?

What does “Equalization” mean in Family property division in Alberta? Equalization in the context of family property division in Alberta…

How is each party’s share of Family property calculated in Alberta?

How is each party’s share of Family property calculated in Alberta? In Alberta, the division of family property in the…

What items form part of Family property in Alberta?

What items form part of Family property in Alberta? In Calgary, Alberta, Canada, family property is governed by the Family…

What is the timeline to address property and division after you separate in Alberta?

What is the timeline to address property and division after you separate in Alberta? In Alberta, addressing property division after…

Reprisal and Employment Termination in Alberta

Reprisal and Employment Termination in Alberta Employees in Alberta have an inherent right to speak up against or report workplace…

Is property part of a Divorce judgment in Alberta?

Is property part of a Divorce judgment in Alberta? Divorce proceedings in Alberta, as in many jurisdictions, involve the division…

What incomes are used in calculating spousal or partner support in Alberta?

What incomes are used in calculating spousal or partner support in Alberta? In Alberta, the calculation of spousal or partner…

What determines the amount and length of support payment in Alberta?

What determines the amount and length of support payment in Alberta? Determining the amount and length of support payments in…

What reason can someone use for seeking spousal support or partner support in Alberta?

What reason can someone use for seeking spousal support or partner support in Alberta? In Alberta, the reasons for seeking…

What is partner support for a party determined in Alberta? Referring to unmarried couple

What is partner support for a party determined in Alberta? Referring to unmarried couple In Calgary, Alberta, Canada, the concept…

Is spousal or partner support an automatic right in Alberta?

Is spousal or partner support an automatic right in Alberta? Spousal or partner support, often referred to as alimony, is…

Can one parent decide to travel with the child without informing the other parent in Alberta?

Can one parent decide to travel with the child without informing the other parent in Alberta? When discussing whether one…

From Newcomer to CEO: The Power of Opportunity | Calgary Lawyer Charles Osuji | Ida Azefor Podcast

From Newcomer to CEO: The Power of Opportunity | Calgary Lawyer Charles Osuji | Ida Azefor Podcast     From…

What factors are considered when determining if shared decision-making is appropriate in Alberta?

What factors are considered when determining if shared decision-making is appropriate in Alberta? When it comes to parenting and family…

What is shared or joint decision-making responsibility structure in Alberta? What does it mean?

What is shared or joint decision-making responsibility structure in Alberta? What does it mean? Shared or joint decision-making responsibility in…

Is it important to have a written parenting and decision-making agreement or court order immediately following separation in Alberta?

Is it important to have a written parenting and decision-making agreement or court order immediately following separation in Alberta? Writing…

Can a parent deny the other parent access and contact with their child in Alberta?

Can a parent deny the other parent access and contact with their child in Alberta? In Alberta, as in many…

Can a child’s input be considered when determining which parent becomes the primary caregiver in Alberta?

Can a child’s input be considered when determining which parent becomes the primary caregiver in Alberta? In Alberta, as in…

What circumstances and elements are looked at when determining which parent becomes the primary caregiver of a child in Alberta?

What circumstances and elements are looked at when determining which parent becomes the primary caregiver of a child in Alberta?…

What is a shared parenting arrangement in Alberta? What does it imply or mean?

What is a shared parenting arrangement in Alberta? What does it imply or mean? A shared parenting arrangement in Alberta…

Who can be asked to pay child support in Alberta?

Who can be asked to pay child support in Alberta? In Alberta, Canada, child support is a legal obligation that…

PROCESSING OF EMPLOYEE PERSONAL DATA UNDER THE ALBERTA PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION ACT

PROCESSING OF EMPLOYEE PERSONAL DATA UNDER THE ALBERTA PERSONAL INFORMATION PROTECTION ACT: THE REASONABLE TEST OVERVIEW OF THE PERSONAL INFORMATION…

Understanding the Spectrum of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace in Alberta

Understanding the Spectrum of SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE IN ALBERTA INSIGHTS FROM CAFÉ LA FORET LTD. V. CHO (2023…

Navigating Mental Health Accommodations in the Workplace in Alberta

Navigating MENTAL HEALTH ACCOMMODATIONS IN THE WORKPLACE IN ALBERTA Lessons from VOLPI V ALBERTA (HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION) 2023 ABKB In…

How to Avoid Legal Pitfalls as a Small Business Owner in Alberta

How to Avoid Legal Pitfalls as a SMALL BUSINESS OWNER IN ALBERTA When you are running a small business in…

Your Accident Lawyers in Calgary

Osuji & Smith: Your ACCIDENT LAWYERS IN CALGARY Accidents in Calgary Alberta are a distressing reality of life that can…

Your Calgary Employment Lawyers: Osuji & Smith

YOUR CALGARY EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS: Osuji & Smith The legal framework governing employment relationships in Calgary Alberta is both complex and…

Your Calgary Real Estate Lawyers

Your ONE STOP REAL ESTATE LAWYERS IN CALGARY, Osuji & Smith: Legal Excellence in Property Transactions Osuji & Smith: YOUR…

Osuji & Smith Lawyers, your Calgary Lawyers in Alberta

Osuji & Smith Lawyers, your CALGARY LAWYERS in Alberta Osuji & Smith: YOUR COMPREHENSIVE LEGAL PARTNERS IN CALGARY, ALBERTA In…

Osuji & Smith Lawyers, your Family and Divorce Lawyers in Alberta

Osuji & Smith Lawyers, YOUR FAMILY AND DIVORCE LAWYERS IN ALBERTA Navigating the complexities of family law in Alberta can…

Transition from Remote to Onsite Work in Alberta

Can employers force employees to move onsite from an earlier remote working arrangement in Alberta? CALGARY EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS, Osuji &…

Employees terminated for cause on grounds of misconduct can still claim EI successfully in Alberta

EMPLOYEES TERMINATED FOR CAUSE on grounds of misconduct can still claim EI successfully in Alberta. Osuji & Smith, CALGARY EMPLOYMENT…

Are employees in Alberta entitled to be paid for work done after hours?

Are employees in Alberta entitled to be paid for work done after hours? CALGARY EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS, Osuji & Smith Lawyers Explain…

Assessing employee liability at holiday parties hosted by their employer in Alberta

Assessing employee liability at holiday parties hosted by their employer in Alberta. ALBERTA EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS, Osuji & Smith Lawyers Explain…

The dangerous impact of your silence when your employment duties change at work in Alberta

The dangerous impact of your silence when your employment duties change at work in Alberta. ALBERTA EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS, Osuji &…

How to Break Free from those ‘Non-Competition’ and ‘Non-Disclosure’ Clauses in Alberta?

How to Break Free from those ‘NON-COMPETITION’ AND ‘NON-DISCLOSURE’ CLAUSES IN ALBERTA? Alberta Employment Lawyers, Osuji & Smith Lawyers Explain…

The impact of signing severance packages ‘just like that’ in Alberta

The impact of signing severance packages ‘just like that’ in Alberta The Consequences of Hastily Signing Severance Packages in Alberta,…

What exactly is ‘progressive discipline’ in the eyes of the Alberta courts to justify dismissal ‘for cause’?

What exactly is ‘progressive discipline’ in the eyes of the Alberta courts to justify DISMISSAL ‘FOR CAUSE’? Understanding ‘Progressive Discipline’:…

The Alberta courts are very interested in the manner of your dismissal much more than the cause, and here’s why

The Alberta courts are very interested in the ‘manner of your dismissal’ much more than the cause, and here’s why…

Are employers in Alberta at liberty to change your termination ‘without cause’ to ‘just cause”, and even claim on it?

Are employers in Alberta at liberty to change your TERMINATION WITHOUT CAUSE to JUST CAUSE, and even claim on it?…

Challenging Termination Provisions in Employment Contracts in Alberta

Challenging Termination Provisions in EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS IN ALBERTA – Insights from Osuji & Smith EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS The realm of employment…

Success Looks Different Here: Ana’s Story

I moved here from Columbia when I was three years old. I don’t have many memories of my life there,…

The Right to Disconnect from Work in Alberta

THE RIGHT TO DISCONNECT FROM WORK IN ALBERTA A while ago, I was in Court, and I witnessed a fellow…

I have been put on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) – What now?

I have been put on a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) –  What now? When an employer puts an employee on…

The Importance of Real Property Report in Alberta and Necessity of Using Osuji & Smith Real Estate Lawyers

The Importance of Real Property Report in Alberta and Necessity of Using Osuji & Smith Real Estate Lawyers Real Property…

Real Estate Market Projection for Alberta: 2023 into 2024, Osuji & Smith Real Estate Lawyers Explain

Real Estate Market Projection for Alberta: 2023 into 2024, Osuji & Smith Real Estate Lawyers Explain The real estate market…

Liens on Title in Alberta: A Comprehensive Overview

Liens on Title in Alberta: A Comprehensive Overview In Alberta, like many jurisdictions, liens on the title are legal claims…

Does a company policy manual have a binding effect?

Does a company policy manual have a binding effect? In the realm of employment law, company policies play a crucial…

Rental Properties in Calgary, Alberta: A Distinctive Landscape Explained by Osuji & Smith Real Estate Lawyers

Rental Properties in Calgary, Alberta: A Distinctive Landscape Explained by Osuji & Smith Real Estate Lawyers Calgary, the largest city…

Newcomers to Canada and Property Acquisition in Alberta: Insights from Osuji & Smith Real Estate Lawyers

Newcomers to Canada and Property Acquisition in Alberta: Insights from Osuji & Smith Real Estate Lawyers Canada, with its stable…

Condo Purchases: A Comprehensive Guide with Insights from Osuji & Smith Lawyers – Focusing on Calgary, Alberta

Condo Purchases: A Comprehensive Guide with Insights from Osuji & Smith Lawyers – Focusing on Calgary, Alberta Condo purchases are…

How Osuji & Smith Calgary Real Estate Lawyers Can Elevate Your Property Transaction Experience

How Osuji & Smith Calgary Real Estate Lawyers Can Elevate Your Property Transaction Experience In the labyrinth of real estate…

Remedies for Closing Issues in Real Estate Transactions in Alberta: The Indispensable Role of Osuji & Smith Real Estate Lawyers

Remedies for Closing Issues in Real Estate Transactions in Alberta: The Indispensable Role of Osuji & Smith Real Estate Lawyers…

Closing Costs in Real Estate Transactions in Calgary, Alberta: The Importance of Legal Counsel from Osuji & Smith Lawyers

Closing Costs in Real Estate Transactions in Calgary, Alberta: The Importance of Legal Counsel from Osuji & Smith Lawyers The…

When is Title Insurance Necessary in Closing in Alberta? Osuji & Smith Real Estate Lawyers Explain

When is Title Insurance Necessary in Closing in Alberta? Osuji & Smith Real Estate Lawyers Explain When buying or selling…

First-Time Home Buyers in Calgary, Alberta: Navigating the Landscape with Osuji & Smith Lawyers

First-Time Home Buyers in Calgary, Alberta: Navigating the Landscape with Osuji & Smith Lawyers Buying your first home is a…

Moving Mountains of Paperwork: Rabia’s Story

I first visited snowy Canada in 2016 to see my mother and siblings. I am originally from Pakistan, but I…

Snowmobile Accidents and the Need for Personal Injury Lawyers: The Role of Osuji & Smith Lawyers

Snowmobile Accidents and the Need for Personal Injury Lawyers: The Role of Osuji & Smith Lawyers With winter’s arrival, snowmobile…

A Safe Place: Ambika’ Story

I moved to Canada from India for the first time in 2006. Before that, my husband and I were living…

Slip and Fall Accidents in Alberta: The Need for Contacting Personal Injury Lawyers in Calgary, Osuji & Smith Lawyers

Slip and Fall Accidents in Alberta: The Need for Contacting Personal Injury Lawyers in Calgary, Osuji & Smith Lawyers Slip…

Premises Liability and the Necessity of Engaging Personal Injury Lawyers at Osuji & Smith Lawyers in Calgary

Premises Liability and the Necessity of Engaging Personal Injury Lawyers at Osuji & Smith Lawyers in Calgary One of the…

Pedestrian Accidents: The Unseen Consequences and the Importance of Legal Representation from Osuji & Smith Personal Injury Lawyers in Calgary

Pedestrian Accidents: The Unseen Consequences and the Importance of Legal Representation from Osuji & Smith Personal Injury Lawyers in Calgary…

Dog Bites Accidents: Understanding the Implications and the Need for Osuji & Smith Lawyers in Calgary

Dog Bites Accidents: Understanding the Implications and the Need for Osuji & Smith Lawyers in Calgary Dog bites are a…

Stranded in Canada: Mei’s Story

I left China for Canada just before the start of the COVID pandemic in 2020, intending to visit my husband…

Defective Products and the Role of Hiring Osuji & Smith Personal Injury Lawyers

Defective Products and the Role of Hiring Osuji & Smith Personal Injury Lawyers Every year, a vast number of consumers…

Crossing Divides: Gabriel’s Story

I moved to Canada in the 1970s at 9 years old with my father, mother, and sisters. We fled Chile…

Essential Considerations for New Home Buyers in Calgary, Alberta

Essential Considerations for New Home Buyers in Calgary, Alberta: The Importance of Engaging Osuji & Smith Calgary Real Estate Lawyers…

The Critical Role of Birth Accident Lawyers: Why Firms like Osuji & Smith Lawyers Are Essential in Personal Injury Cases

The Critical Role of Birth Accident Lawyers: Why Firms like Osuji & Smith Lawyers Are Essential in Personal Injury Cases…

Bicycle Accidents and the Role of Osuji & Smith Personal Injury Lawyers in Calgary

Bicycle Accidents and the Role of Osuji & Smith Personal Injury Lawyers in Calgary Bicycling is both an environmentally friendly…

A Long Road: Maryam’s Story

I moved from Pakistan to Canada 14 years ago to pursue my Ph.D. and a career in academia. I never…

ATV Accidents Lawyers in Calgary: How Osuji & Smith Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help

ATV Accidents Lawyers in Calgary: How Osuji & Smith Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help ATVs (All-Terrain Vehicles) offer an exhilarating…

Latent Prospects: Priya’s Story

It was in terminal 1 at the Frankfurt Airport when I realized I could not turn back. I was halfway…

A Journey of Dreams, Determination, and Success: Ahmed’s Story

This story begins in the vibrant streets of Dhaka, Bangladesh, where Ahmed discovered his passion for business studies. Driven by…

Getting HELP From Osuji & Smith Lawyers in Calgary for Motor Vehicle Accidents

Getting HELP From Osuji & Smith Lawyers in Calgary for Motor Vehicle Accidents Motor vehicle accidents can be traumatic, life-changing…

Job Cuts at Rogers Following Structural Changes Post Shaw Merger in Alberta

Job Cuts at Rogers Following Structural Changes Post Shaw Merger In Alberta Osuji & Smith, Calgary Employment Lawyers learned that…

Top 3 Employment Lawyers in Calgary, Alberta: Protecting Your Rights in the Workplace

Top 3 Employment Lawyers in Calgary, Alberta: Protecting Your Rights in the Workplace If you are facing workplace issues or…

Perseverance Through Struggle: Rebecca’s Story

I left my home in Moldova at 18 to pursue an education and a better life. Three years ago, I…

Did Your Employer Reduce Your Salary in Alberta? Understanding Constructive Dismissal

Did Your Employer Reduce Your Salary in Alberta? Understanding Constructive Dismissal While there is widespread understanding of the concept of…

The Rigours of Litigation in Divorce and Separation in Alberta: A Battle of Stress and Resilience

The Rigours of Litigation in DIVORCE AND SEPARATION IN ALBERTA: A Battle of Stress and Resilience Divorce and separation in…

An Exploration of Types of Employment Termination in Alberta, Canada

An Exploration of Types of Employment Termination in Alberta, Canada The relationship between employers and employees in Alberta is governed…

Top 10 Reasons Employees Get Fired in Alberta

Top 10 REASONS EMPLOYEES GET FIRED IN ALBERTA Were you TERMINATED FOR CAUSE IN ALBERTA? In Alberta, Canada, an employer…

Infidelity / Adultery as a ground to seek for a divorce in Calgary, Alberta

Infidelity / Adultery as a GROUND TO SEEK FOR A DIVORCE IN CALGARY, ALBERTA Infidelity, also known as adultery, is…

Top 10 Reasons to Seek a Divorce in Calgary, Alberta

Top 10 REASONS TO SEEK A DIVORCE IN CALGARY, Alberta Divorce is a challenging journey that one embarks upon, often…

A Past and Future of Change: Leah’s Story

I was ten when I left Zimbabwe to join my parents in Canada. They had built a life for us…

Are you looking for a Calgary lawyer but unsure about the specific legal specialty you need?

Are you looking for a Calgary lawyer but unsure about the specific legal specialty you need? Choosing the right Calgary…

The Role of Sexual Harassment Lawyers in Calgary, AB: A Focus on Osuji & Smith Employment Lawyers

The Role of SEXUAL HARASSMENT LAWYERS IN CALGARY, AB: A Focus on OSUJI & SMITH EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS In Alberta, sexual…

Calgary Lawyers: A Comprehensive Overview of Employment Law, Family Law, and Personal Injury Law at Osuji & Smith

CALGARY LAWYERS: A Comprehensive Overview of EMPLOYMENT LAW, FAMILY LAW, and PERSONAL INJURY LAW at Osuji & Smith Calgary, as…

The Importance of a Real Estate Lawyer in Calgary Alberta

The Importance of a REAL ESTATE LAWYER IN CALGARY The role of a real estate lawyer in any real estate…

Osuji & Smith Lawyers: Pioneers of Legal Excellence in Calgary

Osuji & Smith Lawyers: Pioneers of Legal Excellence in Calgary Osuji & Smith Lawyers, a legal powerhouse based in Calgary,…

Quiet Firing: Its Implications and Legality in Alberta and Canada

Quiet Firing: Its Implications and Legality in Alberta and Canada Is QUIET FIRING legal in Canada? The short answer is…

Understanding Temporary Layoffs in Alberta

Understanding Temporary Layoffs in Alberta In Alberta, the maximum duration of a temporary layoff is 90 days in a 120-day…

Suncor to cut 1,500 jobs by the end of 2023 to reduce costs and improve the company’s financial performance

Suncor to cut 1,500 jobs by the end of 2023 to reduce costs and improve the company’s financial performance Suncor…

Emotional Abuse and Legal Assistance in Alberta: Navigating the Terrain with a Family Lawyer

Emotional Abuse and Legal Assistance in Alberta: Navigating the Terrain with a Family Lawyer Emotional abuse is a pervasive and…

A Comprehensive Look at Top Personal Injury Lawyers in Calgary: Spotlight on Osuji & Smith Lawyers Accident Injury Lawyers Calgary

A Comprehensive Look at Top Personal Injury Lawyers in Calgary: Spotlight on Osuji & Smith Lawyers Accident Injury Lawyers Calgary…

Understanding Labor and Employment Law in Alberta

Understanding Labor and Employment Law in Alberta Labor and employment law in Alberta, Canada, plays a crucial role in safeguarding…

Understanding and Addressing Hostile Work Environment Retaliation in Alberta

Understanding and Addressing Hostile Work Environment Retaliation in Alberta In an ideal world, workplaces are environments of collaboration and shared…

Family Violence and Protection Orders in Calgary: Safeguarding Families in Need

FAMILY VIOLENCE AND PROTECTION ORDERS IN CALGARY: Safeguarding Families in Need Family violence is an all-too-common issue that impacts countless…

Costs of Divorce in Alberta: What to Expect

Costs of DIVORCE IN ALBERTA: What to Expect Family Lawyers Calgary – FAMILY LAW Questions And Answers Divorce can be…

The Emotional Terrain of Divorce in Alberta: A Look at Different Resolution Methods

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THE CONTINOUS OBLIGATION OF GOOD FAITH AND LOYALTY IN ALBERTA: HAVING A CONFLICT-OF-INTEREST POLICY

THE CONTINOUS OBLIGATION OF GOOD FAITH AND LOYALTY IN ALBERTA: HAVING A CONFLICT-OF-INTEREST POLICY The continuous obligation of good faith…

Is Your Workplace Toxic? What You Need to Know About Workplace Harassment and Discrimination in Alberta

IS YOUR WORKPLACE TOXIC? What You Need to Know About WORKPLACE HARASSMENT AND DISCRIMINATION IN ALBERTA Have you ever worked…

The Legal Risks of Quitting Your Job to Start Your Business in Alberta

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Adapting to a New Life: Saira’s Story

I moved to Canada around 2001 from a small village in Pakistan. Our life mainly consisted of walking to school…

Osuji & Smith along with 3 of our lawyers won HR Reporter’s Best Employment Lawyers

Osuji & Smith along with 3 of our lawyers won HR Reporter’s BEST EMPLOYMENT LAWYERS So proud to share that…

Seeking Opportunities: Ayaan’s Story

If I had to pick one word to describe my immigration story and all that followed, it would be “opportunities.”…

From Severity, Mercy is Born: Farah’s Story

I moved from Turkey to Canada in December 2017 with my mother and brothers. Although I migrated from Turkey, I…

My landlord has given me a 24-hour eviction notice. Is that even legal in Alberta?

My landlord has given me a 24-HOUR EVICTION NOTICE. Is that even legal in Alberta? In Alberta, landlords can evict…

Calgary EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS: BEYOND WRITTEN TERMS

EMPLOYMENT CONTRACTS: BEYOND WRITTEN TERMS There is a proverb that goes, “A snake that you can see, does not bite.”…

Legal risks of starting a family business in Alberta

Legal risks of STARTING A FAMILY BUSINESS IN ALBERTA Running a business with your family can have several advantages. For…

Moving Through Motifs: Jason’s Story

Some moments in this life don’t last long, but overstay their welcome. They feel less like a chapter or lesson…

Watch Out for the Termination Clause in Alberta! Termination Clause in an Employment Contract

Watch Out for the Termination Clause in Alberta! Termination Clause in an Employment Contract Congratulations! You have secured your dream…

On Learning and Growing: Zareen’s Story

I moved to Canada in 2019 from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for university on a study permit. I have…

A Lifelong Student: Jose’s Story

I was fortunate enough to be born into a middle-class family in Peru. I grew up learning English and even…

AI Disrupts the Legal Market: Will ChatGPT Make Lawyers Obsolete?

AI Disrupts the Legal Market: Will ChatGPT Make LAWYERS Obsolete? Believe it, with a series of prompts, for example, Chat…

Time Theft – Things to Know

Time Theft – Things to Know EMPLOYERS CAN SUE EMPLOYEES FOR TIME THEFT, BRITISH COLUMBIA COURT CONFIRMS Despite numerous benefits…

My employer refuses to accommodate my childcare obligations. Can I do anything about this in Alberta?

My employer refuses to accommodate my childcare obligations. Can I do anything about this in Alberta? The short answer is…

Termination of Employment – Importance of a Clear Termination Clause in Alberta

TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT – IMPORTANCE OF A CLEAR TERMINATION CLAUSE IN ALBERTA Where an employer terminates the employment of an…

Cutting Your Losses: The Duty to Mitigate in Wrongful Dismissal Lawsuits in Alberta

Cutting Your Losses: THE DUTY TO MITIGATE IN WRONGFUL DISMISSAL LAWSUITS IN ALBERTA A recent King’s Bench case shows that…

The Future of Contracting and Good Faith in Alberta

THE FUTURE OF CONTRACTING and GOOD FAITH IN ALBERTA The SCC’s Decision in C.M. Callow Inc. v Zollinger Good faith…

A Glimmer of Hope: Emin’s Story

I moved from Turkey a year after the Turkish Government started mass targeting my community. As a result of this,…

As a United Way Ambassador, Charles Osuji advocates for a clear pathway to integrate new community members

As a UNITED WAY AMBASSADOR, Charles Osuji advocates for a clear pathway to integrate new community members A BETTER TOMORROW:…

Divorce and Relocation in Alberta

DIVORCE AND RELOCATION IN ALBERTA After Divorce, shared parenting could be tough on you, then your ex-spouse being the primary…

How to lead a Black-owned, minority-led law firm, and fastest growing law firm in Alberta

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Comfort in Chaos: Nakul’s Story

I moved to Canada three years ago from India on a study permit. It wasn’t my first choice, but due…

3 Things to consider before popping the big question this Valentine’s Day

DO I NEED A PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENT? 3 Things to consider before popping the big question this Valentine’s Day What’s in…

Happy Black History Month! Black History Month Speaker Series: A Conversation with Calgary Lawyer Charles Osuji

Happy Black History Month! Black History Month Speaker Series: A Conversation with Calgary Lawyer Charles Osuji Our very own Charles…

The Biggest Sky: Benjamin’s Story

My family dreamed of coming to Canada for so long that when the day finally arrived, I could not quite…

Calgary Employment Law Services

CALGARY EMPLOYMENT LAW SERVICES Do some of these employment law issues sound familiar? Having a reliable and trustworthy employment lawyer…

Keynote Speaker: CHARLES OSUJI – CRIEC is hosting an event to speak on this year’s theme for Black History Month

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In Search of Home: Viraj’s Story

Moving to a new country is never easy. I knew early in my life that I wanted to leave India….

Osuji and Smith Lawyers Calgary – Staff Appreciation Event

Calgary Lawyer Charles Osuji: From law school in Nigeria to law firm CEO in Calgary – LevelUP by AfricaX Media Full Interview

CALGARY LAWYER CHARLES OSUJI: From law school in Nigeria to law firm CEO in Calgary – LevelUP by AfricaX Media…

Growing Closer Through Hardship: Ashraf’s Story

I was only two when my family moved from Afghanistan to Tajikistan. Three short years later, we moved to Calgary…

CERB PAYMENTS CANNOT BE DEDUCTED FROM DAMAGES PAYABLE BY AN EMPLOYER FOR WRONGFUL DISMISSAL OF EMPLOYEE, ALBERTA COURT OF APPEAL REAFFIRMS

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Estate planning sometimes includes a trust which is legal protection of your property to ensure it is distributed or managed…

Employers Duty to Accommodate Employees With Disabilities

To what extent does an employer need to fulfill its duty to accommodate employees with disabilities? The duty of an…

Minor Injury: A “Capped Claim”

PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS CALGARY EXPLAINS – Minor Injury: A “Capped Claim” Background: In 2004, Alberta enacted the Minor Injury Regulation…

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Personal injury lawyers Calgary, Osuji & Smith explain: Role of technology in ascertaining liability in motor vehicle accident claims. Scientific…

Nigerian Born Calgary Employment & Business Lawyer Named in Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada

Nigerian Born Calgary Employment & Business Lawyer Named in Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada News provided by: Osuji…

Suncor Energy Layoffs: Read This Before You Sign a Release

Suncor Energy recently announced plans to cut 15% of its workforce. That’s nearly 2,000 people. If you’re a Suncor Energy…

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The Employment Standards Code provides the minimum standards that must be followed by employers and employees. It is designed to…

10 Things You Need to Know About Workplace Bullying & Harassment in Alberta

10 Things You Need to Know About Workplace Bullying & Harassment in Alberta Bullying is not strictly a childhood problem….

Employee Rights: Returning to Work When Childcare is Limited

As Alberta continues to reopen, more employees are returning to work. It’s challenging, though, for parents who have children without…

Calgary employment lawyer & managing partner Charles Osuji awarded as one of Canada’s TOP 25 most influential lawyers

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Good News for Employees in an Economic Downturn

Enough with the bad news already! We’re pleased to bring you some good news for employees in an economic downturn….

I Just Got Fired. Should I Sign a Severance Package Agreement and General Release?

You just found out you’ve been fired from your job. Most likely, you were given documents detailing the payments you’re…

Are You Entitled to Spousal Support?

When a married couple separates, one of the spouses may be entitled to spousal support. The amount and duration of…

Can you claim loss of income when you have been injured?

Often, people suffer injuries as a result of someone else’s negligent conducts. This is frequently the case in motor vehicle…

6 Important Facts About Child Apprehension in Alberta

The Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act is the Alberta legislation governing the authority of Child and Youth Services to…

What am I Entitled to During the Termination Notice Period?

Getting fired from your job is one of life’s more stressful experiences. It can be an emotional time filled with…

MITIGATING WITH A HIGHER PAY JOB: WHAT A DISMISSED EMPLOYEE SHOULD KNOW

Before bringing a claim for severance or additional notice against your former employer, you must remember the corresponding “duty to…

6 Things You Need to Know About Mental Capacity And Your Future

Enduring Power of Attorney and Personal Directive Today, you have the freedom to decide where to live, how to invest…

What Does “Per Stirpes” Mean?

First things first. How do we pronounce per stirpes? Say it like “purr stir peas” or “pur stur-peez”. Now, what…

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Just as an employee can resign from a company by giving a notice, an employer may terminate an employee without…

Did I Just Quit? – When is a Resignation a True Resignation

Imagine it’s a busy night at the restaurant you work in and so far, you’ve been bustling just to keep…

How is Child Support Calculated in Alberta?

If you’re recently separated or divorced or struggling with child support issues, you’re probably wondering, “How is child support calculated…

COVID-19 Temporary Layoff Period Extension & What It Means for You

Businesses continue to reopen during the second phase of Alberta’s Relaunch Strategy, but employers and employees are still impacted by…

Is the Contract Unfair?

Duress – Focus is on the Consent of the Parties The key to duress is the over-bearing of a person’s…

DIRECTORS’ PERSONAL LIABILITY FOR EMPLOYEE WAGES

When you file a wrongful dismissal claim against your employer for severance, you expect to able to collect on your…

Toxic Work Environment – When It’s Time to Draw the Line

When it’s Time to Draw the Line – What Can Employees Do in a Toxic Work Environment? For many of…

How do I defend myself if my colleagues are lying?

If you’re searching for articles online on “how to deal with a lying coworker,” it’s probably safe to say that…

Parenting during COVID-19

Parenting during normal times could be a difficult task for parents. COVID-19 could definitely add to the challenges of parenting….

Damages for the Loss of Business Goodwill – How do we determine it?

In actions for breach of contract where the non-performance of a contractual obligation or anticompetitive behavior caused injury to the…

Consideration and Enforceability of Post-Contractual Obligations

Under common law, a contract requires offer, acceptance, and consideration. The element, “consideration” is a value that has been bargained…

How to Know if You are an Employee or Independent Contractor

Are you an employee or an independent contractor? Is your work arrangement an employee-employer relationship or a contractor-principal relationship? In…

Employment Termination & Wrongful Dismissal: What You Need to Know

Employment Termination and Wrongful Dismissal: What You Need to Know Getting fired is always stressful but especially when you’ve done…

Restrictive Covenants

Restrictive Covenants, also known as restraints against trade, are restrictions imposed on the way that the employee will do business…

Layoff and Constructive Dismissal

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Working from Home: 8 Tips to Improve Productivity

Working from home has become a new trend due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of us really enjoy it, but…

6 Common Types of Workplace Discrimination: What to Know

Though many companies take workplace discrimination seriously, employees still face different sorts of discrimination in the workplace. It’s not very…

Living Trust: 7 Reasons Why You Need One

There is no doubt that trust is an essential part of estate planning. Many of your problems will be gone…

How to Manage Your Business and Employee Obligations During the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

  The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is going to last for a while. Many companies are facing hard times to manage…

Is The Non-Competition Clause Enforceable?

10 Things You Need to Do After a Motor Vehicle Accident

How to Sue Someone for Breach of Contract

Some Employment Issues Arising From The COVID-19 Pandemic

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HUMAN RIGHT ISSUES TO CONSIDER WHEN ENDING AN EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP.

In every employment relationship, an employer has the duty to protect and accommodate the right to equal treatment of persons….

COVID-19 SAGA: WHAT EMPLOYERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT STATUTORY NOTICE EXEMPTIONS & DOCTRINE OF FRAUSTRATION.

The COVID-19 pandemic brings a wave of economic uncertainty for businesses all over the world. From the largest corporations to…

Everything To Know About Immigrating To Canada During COVID-19 Outbreak

COVID-19, commonly known as Coronavirus, is affecting the world like nothing we have ever experienced. We are adapting and adjusting…

Coronavirus Pandemic: 8 Things Small Business Owners Need to Do

Coronavirus pandemic is a very risky time for small business owners. Here are some key points to protect your business in this disaster.

The CoronaVirus- Employee Rights and Employer Obligations

Like many places in the world, coronavirus is forcing employers and employees in Alberta to change their policies and strategies.

SOME EMPLOYMENT ISSUES ARISING FROM THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC.

We thank government for fighting hard to preserve Canadians’ incomes; however, there are other concerns arising from Covid-19 in the area of employment law.

6 Common Misconceptions About Wills and Probate

You might be surprised to know that many myths are running about wills and probate. Even you may believe some of these myths.

5 Benefits of Hiring an Immigration Lawyer

As Canada is welcoming immigrants all over the world, you need to speed up your game and hire the best immigration lawyer.

How to Sue Someone for Breach of Contract

Breach of contract could ruin your business and break your confidence. You may want to sue if you are facing a big loss. Read more!

10 Things You Need to Do After a Motor Vehicle Accident

You should watch your step after a motor vehicle accident. A wrong move can cost your benefit claims. Read more to know !

IS THE NON-COMPETITION CLAUSE ENFORCEABLE?

A non-competition clause is intended to protect the employer upon the breakdown of the employment relationship with an employee.

What do I need to know about uncontested divorce?

An uncontested divorce is the most amicable among all the divorces. Read more to know when and how you can go for this divorce.

WHAT IS CONSTRUCTIVE DISMISSAL?

If your employer has changed one of your employment conditions, you may be entitled to an award on the basis of constructive dismissal.

Foreign Child Adoption in Alberta: What You Should Know

Foreign child adoption is a complicated, time-consuming matter. Before planning the adoption, you need to prepare yourself right.

EMPLOYER’S DUTY OF GOOD FAITH IN THE MANNER OF DISMISSAL

Regardless of whether an employee has been terminated with cause or without cause, employers always have a duty to the employee being terminated.

8 Things You Shouldn’t Do as an Executor

If you are appointed as an executor of an estate, you need to watch your steps. There are some things you need to avoid when you are in this duty.

IS THE EMPLOYER’S SEVERANCE REASONABLE?

An employer must give an employee reasonable notice when terminating the employment of an employee in Alberta. To know details, read more!

Civil Litigation Lawyer: Top 7 Reasons to Hire

Even if you are dealing with a simpler case, you should hire a civil litigation lawyer. You wonder why is that? Read more to know!

6 Child Custody Negotiation Tips to Win Your Case

A child custody battle could be one of the most stressful events in divorce. Want to know how to make a better negotiation? Read more!

How To Prevent Cannabis Abuse In Workplaces

Cannabis abuse can impair the employees while they’re at work. So, what should you do to prevent cannabis abuse in your workplace?

Things To Do About Estate Planning After Divorce

You need to give some serious thought about estate planning after marriage. It will help you to deal better with legal issues in the future. Read more!

Canadian Super Visa: What Visitors Need To Know

Canadian Super Visa presents an excellent opportunity for you to spend quality time with your children or grandchildren living in Canada. Read more!

Power of Attorney: Why You Should Need One

A power of attorney is as crucial as trusts and wills. If you want to do estate planning, you need to give a considerable thought about it. Read more!

The Effect of Workplace Bullying

More employees are facing workplace bullying than you think. It detorietes employee’s mental health as well as productivity. Read more!

5 essential questions to ask a real estate attorney

Real estate attorney makes your real estate deals smooth and tension free. If you want to hire the best attorney, better ask him/her some real questions.

Top Ten Personal Injury Lawsuit Tips

You may think only hiring a lawyer is enough for personal injury lawsuit. Well, there are many things you can do your own too. Read more!

Why Do You Need to Hire a Probate Lawyer

As far as estate administration and estate planning concerns, probate lawyer is immensely important. Want to know more? Well, read more!

Everything You Need to Know About Divorce in Alberta

Divorce is a complicated issue. It needs proper steps and precautions. Want to know about divorce in Alberta, read more !

An overview of the types of trust in Canada

Trust is an integral part of estate planning. It is crucial for you, your family, and your future generations. Read more!

Why hire a business lawyer for your small business?

A business lawyer is an x-factor for small businesses. Hiring one will help you grow your business in the long run. Read more!

10 Reasons Why Estate Planning Is Important

Estate planning’s importance doesn’t limit only to secure wealth to beneficiaries. It has many other great importance too. Read more to know!

Top 7 Estate Planning Tips

Estate planning is a complicated but essential part of your life. With proper tips and guidance, you can manage it just fine. Read more!

What’s A Cohabitation Agreement and Why It Is Essential for Unmarried Couples?

Cohabitation agreement helps unmarried couples to get equal justice and rights of a couple in a civil union or marriage. Read More!

Everything You Need To Know About Spousal Support In Canada

Let’s be serious; Spousal Support in Canada can be a complicating issue. However, there’s a lot you can do to avoid mishaps in spousal support. Read more!

How Open Work Permits For Vulnerable Workers Might Influence Businesses In Canada

Open Work Permits is not just a great opportunity for immigrant workers in Canada. It also has a great positive influence on Business in Canada.

Is an Employee Entitled to their Benefits during the Notice Period?

After a termination notice, employees are often confused as to their rights. Read more to know if you’re entitled to your benefits during the notice period.

Differentiating Between Employee and Independent Contractors

It is very important to understand the difference between an employee and an independent contractors. Read more to know how you can identify them!

How To Use Social Media After An Accident

So, you’ve just been through an accident, and you’ve filed a compensation claim for your injury to your insurance provider….

Ready To Start A Business? Here Are The Legal Documents For Starting A Business!

To start a business, you must have all the legal documents for starting a business in your local area. So, what do you need and where to find them? Read on!

What’s A Prenuptial Agreement And Why Do You Need It?

Prenuptial Agreements can be key in determining division of assets, alimony and so on in case of divorce. Yet, do you actually need prenups? Read more!

All You Need To Know About Overtime In Canada

Working overtime in your workplace can be very common; employers might exploit if you don’t know the laws of overtime in Canada! Read more!

How To Write A Will All By Yourself

Dying without a will can be vexatious for your spouse and your children. If you’re short on money, you can write a will on your own. Here’s how to do it!

How To Prevent Civil Litigation Lawsuits

Getting into a civil suit can be a very tough time for you. Read more to know how to prevent civil litigation lawsuits and what bottlenecks you should consider!

What If An Employer Doesn’t Provide A Reason For Termination

A Notice of Termination can be depressing, and if you don’t know the reason behind the decision, it may seem unreasonable. Are employers allowed to do that?

Landlord’s Liability If The Tenant’s Dog Bites

Rising from an incident in Didsbury, this case deals with a dog biting a 5 year old. Read more to know what proceeded and what’s the landlord’s liability!

What To Do If Your Business Partner Breaches The Contract

Want to take legal action against your partner for breaching the business agreement? Read on to know the course of action if your partner breaches the contract!

Who Gets Child Custody After A Divorce?

Deciding who gets the child custody can be difficult. It’s determined by a mutual agreement by the parents or by the court if not decided mutually. Read more!

What To Do If You’re Bankrupt?

Bankruptcy can be a difficult time for you to navigate through. Read more to know what you should do if you’re bankrupt and how to deal with bankruptcy.

Guide to Smart Property Purchasing

Buying a new property in Alberta can come with different risks; know and properly assess them to make an informed decision before buying the property. Read more!

Why Do You Need A Real Estate Lawyer?

Real estate transactions can be very complex and difficult to navigate through without legal assistance. Here’s where real estate lawyers can help! Read more!

Things To Do Before Filing For A Divorce

Are you filing for a divorce? It can truly be a difficult time for an individual; you should know the proper steps before filing for a divorce. Read more!

How To Prevent Lawsuits And What To Do If You’re Sued

Are you stuck in a lawsuit and don’t know how to prevent lawsuits? Don’t worry, read on to find out what you should do and how to prevent lawsuits!

Everything To Know About Tort Laws

Tort cases are one of the most common type of civil litigation cases, and you must know how to steer clear! Read more to know more!

Things To Know Before Buying A Property In Alberta

It’s high time to get your hands into a property in Alberta. Read more to know the steps you should follow to buy a property in Alberta.

Why You Need A Family Lawyer

Family law can be quite complicated. Read more to know how family lawyers can help you and your family during court hearings and why you need a family lawyer.

Parenting Youths in Modern Gender Identities and its Legal Implications

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in Parenting on Tuesday, November 20, 2018. Youth gender diversity in Canadian society…

Adverse Circumstances If You Die and Don’t Have a Will

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in Wills and Estate on Tuesday, October 28, 2018. What do you want…

Parenting – What The Court Wants to See

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in Family Law on Tuesday, October 22, 2018. Parenting arrangement is often difficult…

Who gets frozen embryos after divorce?

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in Family Law on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. Justice Robert Del Frate of…

Bankruptcy and Support Obligations

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in Family Law on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. Separation may impose additional financial…

Cannabis and Employment Law

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in Employment and Labour Law on Wednesday, September 5, 2018. As most Canadians…

2-Year Amnesty Period for Legalizing Secondary Suites in Calgary

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in Real Estate on Monday, August 27, 2018. Since March 2018, when Mayor…

Divorce Act Changes Put Children First and Reflect 20 Years of Discussion with the Family-Justice Community

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in Family Law on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 For more than 20 years,…

New Rules Protect Workers and Ensure They Have the Same Rights as other Canadians

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in Employment and Labour Law on Thursday, June 21, 2018 On June 1,…

Edmonton Police Service is Facing Harassment Allegations by a Civilian Employee

Don Goss alleges he was harassed, bullied and intimidated by a co-worker during his years with the Edmonton Police Service (EPS).

Impaired Driving Law Changes in Alberta

Changes to Alberta’s alcohol- and drug-impaired driving offenses and sanctions came into effect April 9, 2018.

Employment Figures In Alberta Show Uptick In Economy

Alberta has seen a large decrease in employment figures even on a monthly basis, as the unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percent between November and December. 

Estate planning is critical for art collectors

The result of not creating proper estate plans for valuable items such as an art collection can have many consequences for a family. 

New Business Laws Come Into Effect In Alberta

The new legislation came into effect on Jan. 1 and covers a variety of issues which affect employees and business owners.

MLA terminated woman’s employment illegally, tribunal says

Several stories of sexual harassment in the workplace have been making headlines lately, sparking discussion on the legal rights of workers.

Employment figures show increasing job vacancies

There are often mixed reports on job prospects in Canada. One of the reasons for this is that employment rates can vary between provinces and industries.

Real Estate Insurance May Be Denied If Changes Aren’t Reported

Landlords have many things to consider when leasing a property, including provincial laws and insurance coverage.

Uber faces class-action lawsuit over business practices

In the digital age, companies must be careful with how they handle customer data. Uber is learning this lesson the hard way in Alberta.

Alberta Commits To New Anti-Bullying Employment Law

Many people consider bullying to be a serious issue in schools, but workers can also be negatively affected by such behaviour.

Alberta real estate market may be impacted by new laws

A new law will govern mortgages in the coming year that may have an even more significant impact that past adjustments.

Squatter ordered to move from driveway of rental real estate

From laws concerning property to those governing employment and business matters, landlords often have a variety of legal concerns and questions.

Longer lifespans should be considered in estate planning

On behalf of Osuji & Smith Estate Planning Lawyers Calgary posted in estate planning on Wednesday, November 8, 2017. Recent…

New real estate law seeks to protect condominium buyers

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in real estate on Thursday, November 2, 2017. Purchasing a home can be…

Alberta to institute changes to economic immigration program

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in immigration on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. Policies regarding immigration are influenced a…

Business gets warning on trademark use from Edmonton Oilers

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in business on Tuesday, October 17, 2017. Restaurant and bar owners have a…

Conference answers common questions about employment and cannabis

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in employment on Thursday, October 12, 2017. The impending legalization of marijuana has…

Part Two: Legal Tips For Buying Real Estate In The United States

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in real estate on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. There are many misconceptions about…

Part one: Legal tips for buying real estate in the United States

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in real estate on Monday, September 25, 2017. Many Canadians purchase vacation homes…

Lawmakers now limited in use of taxpayer-subsidized real estate

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in real estate on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Those holding political office sometimes…

Business and consumer interests discuss consumer protection laws

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in business on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Most people want businesses and consumers…

Class action suits raise employment questions about CHL players

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in employment on Monday, September 4, 2017. Athletes are often considered to be…

Edmonton considers new “sanctuary city” immigration policy

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in immigration on Wednesday, August 30, 2017. The issue of undocumented immigrants is…

Controversial new business tax laws being discussed by government

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in business on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. The Canadian government is considering changes…

Alberta town using real estate laws to crack down on AirBnb hosts

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in real estate on Monday, August 14, 2017. There is no question that…

Child care, social media affect immigration and Syrian refugees

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in immigration on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. The topic of Syrian refugees was…

Mounties commander files employment discrimination claim

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in employment on Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Leaving any job after many years…

Fatal personal injury kills biker when car fails to yield

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in immigration on Monday, July 31, 2017. Motorcyclists in Alberta will always be…

Family law issues about the matrimonial home

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in family law on Wednesday, July 19, 2017. When the marriage of an…

Family law: How can Skype and FaceTime benefit divorced families?

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in family law on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. When parents in Alberta and…

Estate planning is for old and young, rich and poor

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in estate planning on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Some residents of Alberta may…

Cyclist claims driver’s negligence caused personal injury

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in personal injury on Thursday, June 29, 2017. A Calgary parent says his…

What can a victim of employment bullying do?

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in employment on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. According to the Canada Safety Council,…

Where does postnuptial agreements fit into Alberta family law?

Where does postnuptial agreements fit into Calgary family law? On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in family law on…

Workplace personal injury leaves Alberta woman paralyzed

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in personal injury on Wednesday, June 7, 2017. People in Alberta go to…

Complex families may require especially sensitive estate planning

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in estate planning on Thursday, June 1, 2017. Because the words, “‘Til death do…

Despite thorough estate planning, one heir can upset everything

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in estate planning on Thursday, May 25, 2017. The truth is, once a…

Foreign buyers may soon be looking closely at Calgary real estate

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in real estate on Wednesday, May 17, 2017. They say that one man’s…

Real estate developer makes something new out of something old

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in real estate on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Reduce, reuse, recycle is the…

Complex estate planning may require a professional’s touch

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in estate planning on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. As people live their lives,…

A family law nightmare: Man pays more in support than he earns

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in family law on Monday, May 1, 2017. A good plan is to…

Part of estate planning is choosing the right executor

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in estate planning on Monday, May 1, 2017. Every good ship needs a…

Legal advice for estate planning in Alberta

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in estate planning on Wednesday, April 19, 2017. No matter a person’s age,…

Exercise caution when considering new-build real estate

On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in real estate on Friday, April 14, 2017. As population densities increase in…

Older couples increasingly require family law assistance