On February 27, 2020, the Honourable Justice R. Paul Belzil released his decision in Condominium Corporation No. 042 5177 v Kuzio, 2020 ABQB 152 (“Kuzio”), which affirmed condominium corporations’ authority to prohibit condominium owners’ short-term, Airbnb-style rentals.
Bishop & McKenzie LLP is proud to be a member of Interlaw Ltd., which is once again ranked as an elite global law firm network by Chambers and Partners in Chambers Global 2020. The Chambers Global Guide ranks the top lawyers and legal service providers around the world, based on in-depth research by its dedicated team.
Best Lawyers™ – Canada 2020 has recognized Bishop & McKenzie LLP lawyers Armand Moss, Q.C. (Calgary- Real Estate), Wayne Johnson (Calgary- Real Estate), Ross D. Kneteman, Q.C. (Edmonton- Real Estate), and Gordon R. McKenzie, Q.C. (Edmonton- Corporate & Commercial Litigation) in the annual Best Lawyers in Canada Rankings. Congratulations to the honourees!
The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) has overturned two lower court decisions in the famous “Redwater case” (Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Ltd. ). In a decision that will heavily impact the oil and gas industry, the SCC ruled oil and gas companies cannot walk away from environmental liabilities, even in the face of bankruptcy or insolvency: