Additions to accounting standards for public sector entities such as municipalities, universities, schools and hospitals now require accounting for the remediation liabilities associated with “contaminated sites” that are no longer in active or productive use, and for which the entity is responsible, either as a result of legal or voluntary assumption of remediation obligations for the site. With the 2014 – 2015 fiscal year coming to a close, public sector entities may find themselves scrambling to take the steps necessary to meet the new requirements.
Bill Shores, Q.C. has cycled over 1,000 kilometres in five daily bike rides from Edmonton last week in support of the CASA Foundation. The CASA Foundation provides mental health services…Read More
Kirk Lambrecht Q.C. has published two case comments. This first, entitled Will Governments Embrace Constitutional Imperatives Flowing from the Honour of the Crown?, compares the context of the decision of…Read More