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If your Employment Ends… Laws for Tenants in Alberta

With oil prices dropping significantly and Target closing its doors, thousands of Albertans have lost their jobs. Many thousands more are worried everyday that they could lose their job.  The Centre for Public Legal Education (CPLEA) has created a new tip sheet for Alberta tenants who are having trouble keeping up with their rent due […]

Authors:

Amelia Martin
 

Helping Children and Teens Deal with Separation and Divorce

In 2008 Statistics Canada estimated that 41% of Canadian marriages would end in divorce before the 30th year of marriage. Most agree that the divorce of parents has a profound impact on the emotional well-being of children. The legal system has recognized this issue and family justice services across the country offer parent education programs […]

Authors:

Marilyn Doyle
Marilyn Doyle
Marilyn Doyle is a library technician in Edmonton.
 

Mistake #5 in Starting a Small Business: Not Getting a Lawyer for your Business

Continued from Mistake #4: Not Being Adequately Insured Mistake #5. Not Getting a Lawyer for your Business As the owner of a business, you would likely never try to do all of your own accounting, computer support, and cleaning – you would probably hire someone. After all, you are there to run the business part […]

Authors:

Carole Aippersbach
Carole Aippersbach is a lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

Mistake #4 in Starting a Small Business: Not Being Adequately Insured

Continued from Mistake #3: The Contents of Leases Mistake #4. Not Being Adequately Insured New businesses often have insufficient insurance. In deciding what kind and how much insurance to secure, a new business owner should carefully examine the needs of the business. Here is a summary of the most common forms of insurance coverage. Property […]

Authors:

Carole Aippersbach
Carole Aippersbach is a lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education in Edmonton, Alberta.
 

Mistake #3 in Starting a Small Business: The Contents of Leases

Continued from Mistake #2: Not Having an Operating Agreement (Partnerships and Corporations) Mistake #3. The Contents of Leases When you start a small business, you will need to consider where that business will be located. If your business is not a home-based one, this may be the first time you have had to deal with […]

Authors:

Carole Aippersbach
Carole Aippersbach is a lawyer with the Centre for Public Legal Education in Edmonton, Alberta.
 


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