Alberta /ælˈbɜrtə/ is a province of Canada. With a population of 3,645,257 in 2011 and an estimated population of 4,082,571 as of January 1, 2014, it is Canada's fourth-most populous province and most populous of Canada's three prairie provinces. Alberta and its neighbour, Saskatchewan, were established as provinces on September 1, 1905.Alberta is located in western Canada and is one of Canada's three Prairie Provinces. It is bounded by the provinces of British Columbia to the west and Saskatchewan to the east, the Northwest Territories to the north, and the U.S. state of Montana to the south. Alberta is one of three Canadian provinces and territories to border only a single U.S.
Posts about Alberta
  • Paradise Lost – Firing an Employee on Vacation

    … By Samantha Stepney. Are you considering firing an employee who is on vacation in order to avoid a scene at the office? We recommend that you reconsider this strategy for both legal and other reasons. Aggravated Damages All employers owe their employees a duty of good faith and fair dealing in the manner of termination. This duty is implied…

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  • Honesty: The Best Policy…but Not Necessary When Enforcing a Contract

    … How far do the contractual duties of honesty and good faith extend when it comes to the employment relationship? Can Canadian courts disregard the wording of a contract in the name of “fairness”? Samantha Stepney considers these timely questions, and others, in her latest case law update. Read Samantha’s review of the recent Alberta Court of Appeal decision in Styles v. Alberta Investment Management Corporation here. The post Honesty: The Best Policy…but Not Necessary When Enforcing a Contract appeared first on . …

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