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ALBERTA – PROBATE – AFFIDAVIT OF SIGNATURE TO A WILL

For a Will to be probated in Alberta, one of the required documents in the application is Form NC8, the Affidavit Of Witness To A …

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ENCROACHMENTS – CITY OF CALGARY

The City of Calgary enacted an Encroachment Policy on July 1, 1996 (amended February 23, 1998). The City of Calgary recognized that encroachments exist, will …

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CANNABIS REGULATION – Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The federal Cannabis Act came into effect on  October 17, 2018 (Bill C-45). The use of cannabis is regulated at the local, provincial and federal level. In …

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ALBERTA, ADVANCE CARE PLANNING – “GREEN SLEEVE”

Along with your Will and Power of Attorney, it is also an important part of your estate planning process to consider your health care preferences. …

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CANADA – First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

On March 19, 2019, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled his final federal budget before the election in October. The budget introduced a new program to …

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Real Estate – Homeowners Insurance Binder

homeowners insurance binder A document accompanying a homeowner’s insurance policy. Its sole purpose is to verify that the homeowner’s property is, in fact, properly insured. …

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Duties of Attorney, Power of Attorney

If you have been appointed to act as an Attorney for a relative or friend, you should understand your duties in this important role. The …

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CALGARY – PROPERTY TAX 2019

On November 30, 2018, Calgary city council voted nine votes for and five votes against to pass the One Calgary 2019-2022 Service Plans and Budgets. …

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Calgary Bylaws – Composting at Home

In an effort to assure that Calgary residents continue to be good neighbours, the city has adopted a comprehensive set of community standards. Included in …

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ALBERTA – WILLS & ESTATES – WATER CREMATION (Alkaline Hydrolysis)

Currently in Alberta (pursuant to the Alberta Cemeteries Act) bodies may only be disposed of by way of burial, cremation or by body donation to medical …

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