UofC Law Students offering free legal service for Albertans facing debt

Michelle Mak Community, Finance, Newcomer Information Leave a Comment

The Consumer Debt Negotiation Project is a project that aims to help Albertans facing debt by offering free legal advice. This project is done by the University of Calgary law school students who are volunteering their time to help those in need. The clinic is also collaborating with Pro Bono Law Alberta’s ongoing duty counsel and amicus programs as well …

Reducing Red Tape for Employers – Bill 32

Michelle Mak Employment, Newcomer Information, Updates

Starting on November 1, 2020, there will be a few changes to employment standards. The changes are made possible by Bill 32. This act provides employees and employers with clearer and more transparent rules promoting fairness and productivity, including rest periods and temporary layoff notices. The updates that are happening on November 1 include: Give employees least 30 minutes of …