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Duties of Attorney, Power of Attorney

If you have been appointed to act as an Attorney for a relative or friend, you should understand your duties in this important role. The duty to act begins with section 8 of the Power of Attorney Act. http://www.qp.alberta.ca/documents/Acts/p20.pdf Duty to act 8 Where (a) an attorney has acted in pursuance of an enduring power…
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CALGARY – PROPERTY TAX 2019

On November 30, 2018, Calgary city council voted nine votes for and five votes against to pass the One Calgary 2019-2022 Service Plans and Budgets. Council voted to approve a 3.45 per cent property tax increase for 2019. https://globalnews.ca/news/4717764/calgary-budget-passed/ “We’re looking at about five dollars per month to the average household,” Mayor Naheed Nenshi told…
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Calgary Bylaws – Composting at Home

In an effort to assure that Calgary residents continue to be good neighbours, the city has adopted a comprehensive set of community standards. Included in the regulations are prohibitions against noise and common nuisances, as well as additional guidelines regulating stockpiling of building materials, fire bans and practices, graffiti, home car washing, composting practices, and…
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ALBERTA – WILLS & ESTATES – WATER CREMATION (Alkaline Hydrolysis)

Currently in Alberta (pursuant to the Alberta Cemeteries Act) bodies may only be disposed of by way of burial, cremation or by body donation to medical science. A new form of cremation known as alkaline hydrolysis (water or green cremation) has become a possible option in some jurisdictions. The Cremation Association of North America (CANA)…
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