Category Archives: Real Estate

NAVIGATOR LAW LLP – Merger of NW Calgary Law and Compass Law

We are excited to announce that effective September 1, 2019, NW Calgary Law and Compass Law have merged to form NAVIGATOR LAW LLP – your legal guides through all the seasons of your life. We will continue to operate in the same location, where we have been serving Varsity and NW Calgary for over 20…
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ENCROACHMENTS – CITY OF CALGARY

The City of Calgary enacted an Encroachment Policy on July 1, 1996 (amended February 23, 1998). https://www.calgary.ca/CA/city-clerks/Documents/Council-policy-library/cs008-Encroachment-Policy.pdf The City of Calgary recognized that encroachments exist, will continue to be discovered and has established this policy for processing encroachment applications. Encroachments occur into City owned lands and into easements. On behalf of the citizens of Calgary,…
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CANNABIS REGULATION – Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The federal Cannabis Act came into effect on  October 17, 2018 (Bill C-45). https://www.parl.ca/DocumentViewer/en/42-1/bill/C-45/royal-assent The use of cannabis is regulated at the local, provincial and federal level. In Calgary, cannabis may be consumed on private property in any form, but not in public places. Medical cannabis can be consumed in public places approved under municipal…
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CANADA – First-Time Home Buyer Incentive

On March 19, 2019, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled his final federal budget before the election in October. The budget introduced a new program to help first-time homebuyers afford a home. Through the program, CMHC could contribute up to 10% of the purchase price to reduce the mortgage load for buyers. To qualify, a buyer…
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