On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in Employment and Labour Law on Wednesday, September 5, 2018.
As most Canadians know by now, as of October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legalized across the country. The question on most employers’ minds is “how will this affect my workplace”?
Because of the taboo that has surrounded the use of...
On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in Real Estate on Monday, August 27, 2018.
Since March 2018, when Mayor Naheed Nenshi rolled out the new secondary suite rules, Calgarian landlords are glad to see a 2-year amnesty period where they can now meet the building code for their basement suites to become legal.
On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in Family Law on Tuesday, July 24, 2018
For more than 20 years, the Federal Divorce Act, especially the Bill C-78, hasn't proposed a significant change as we know now. Emphasizing alternatives to courtroom battles and by using neutral language for the sharing of parental responsibilities are important steps for the family-law system.
On behalf of Osuji & Smith posted in Employment and Labour Law on Thursday, June 21, 2018
On June 1, 2018, came into effect new rules of The Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Act as an improvement of the OHS system to better protect people in their workspace. Every year, hardworking Albertans are killed or injured on the job. After months of consultation with employers, labor...
Don Goss alleges he was harassed, bullied and intimidated by a co-worker during his years with the Edmonton Police Service (EPS).
Changes to Alberta’s alcohol- and drug-impaired driving offenses and sanctions came into effect April 9, 2018.
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.
The result of not creating proper estate plans for valuable items such as an art collection can have many consequences for a family.
The new legislation came into effect on Jan. 1 and covers a variety of issues which affect employees and business owners.
Several stories of sexual harassment in the workplace have been making headlines lately, sparking discussion on the legal rights of workers.