Our lawyers regularly write papers and make presentations.
You can find some of the recent ones here.
Death & Dower: How Dower and a Family Maintenance and Support Claim Interact
When a surviving spouse has a vested dower right in the deceased’s homestead and makes a family maintenance and support claim on the estate, how does that FMS claim interact with the dower life estate? In working through a FMS claim, how is the dower life estate valued? What side of the ledger is it […]Read More
A Useable Past: The Alberta Government’s Use of Heritage During Times of Celebration
The creation of a founding myth during times of celebration enabled the Alberta government to use heritage for its contemporary agenda. Although the myth was intended to be unifying, various divisions emerged such as a hinterland/metropolis dichotomy and a north/south divide. Combining the pioneering heritage with culture, the provincial government recognized the juxtaposition of the […]Read More