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    Based in Lawson Lundell LLP’s Calgary office, Dan works with both our Real Estate and Banking groups, assisting clients with a broad range of debt financing and commercial real estate matters.  

    In his real estate practice, Dan has ...

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On March 27, 2020, the Government of Alberta announced new measures to address residential tenancy issues arising during and as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Max Carroll and Jeffrey Hernaez of our Vancouver office wrote yesterday about similar measures put in place in British Columbia.

Pursuant to the Public Health Act (Alberta) and the Minister’s powers under the ...


A number of the amendments to the Condominium Property Act (Alberta) (the “Act”) that were contained in the Condominium Property Amendment Act, 2014 (the “Amendment Act”) came into force on January 1, 2018, with a second set scheduled to come into force on April 1, 2018. The changes contained in the Amendment Act include a notable increase in the obligations that the ...

Posted in Property Law

In a previous blog post, Nicholas Shon wrote about proposed amendments to the Property Law Act (British Columbia), aimed at restricting ownership of land located within the British Columbia Agricultural Land Reserve (the “ALR”) by “foreign nationals” or “foreign corporations” to a maximum of five acres. 

Alberta has comparable restrictions on foreign ...


When doing business in Alberta or transacting with an Alberta party, it is extremely important to be aware of the requirements contained in the Guarantees Acknowledgment Act (the "GAA").  The GAA has its roots in the Great Depression era, is unique legislation among the Canadian provinces and territories, and represents one of the earliest Canadian consumer protection ...


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