Congratulations to our newest members of the Law Society of Alberta

Congratulations to the Students at Moustarah and Company!

Moustarah and Company is excited to announce that the 2020-2021 articling students were called to the bar on July 16, 2021. Honourable Justice Belzil of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench granted the application, and admitted Emma Kaiser, Amy Smaili, and Alex Yip to the Alberta Bar.

Emma, Alex, and Amy joined Moustarah and Company in the summer of 2020 as articling students and after a challenging but fulfilling articling year, they are proud to become members of the legal profession. Continue Reading

Current Covid-19 Travel Rules and Up Coming Changes

Traveling in the Age of Covid-19

As we enter a summer that will likely look quite different than the one that came before it, more Canadians are looking to hesitantly enter the world of international travel once again. With that, of course, comes apprehension and confusion about restrictions, quarantine, and testing requirements.  This blog will provide some clarity as to the requirements should you choose to travel, and how traveling abroad might look a little different this year. Continue Reading

Legal Duties When Riding A Bicycle

Your Legal Duties and Responsibilities When Riding Your Bicycle

Cyclists in Alberta must abide by the Use of Highway and Rules of the Road Regulation, this Regulation governs the duties and responsibilities cyclists have when they ride their bikes. In addition to the Regulation, some Municipalities, like the City of Edmonton have Bylaws in place that also set out a cyclist’s duties and responsibilities. Continue Reading

Law Regarding The Duty of Drivers Involved In A Collision

Duty of Drivers Involved in a Collision

Collisions are an unfortunate hazard of driving a vehicle.  In Alberta, when a driver is involved in a collision, they have several legal duties under the Traffic Safety Act.  Generally speaking, a driver must remain on the scene and provide assistance and information to other involved persons.  A driver may even have to provide a written report to the police. Continue Reading

4 Key Changes to Medical Assistance in Dying Legislation

On March 17, 2021, changes to Canada’s medical assistance in dying (MAID) legislation came into effect and is laid out in the Criminal Code. According to the Government of Canada website, the new law responds to feedback gathered during January and February 2020 discussions with over 300,000 Canadians, experts, practitioners, stakeholders, provinces and territories. Continue Reading