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Alberta Updates Applicable Notice Period of the Fair Practices Regulations

The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench has recently offered guidance on what an acceptable written notice of the applicable notice period looks like under section 5.3(2) of the Fair Practices Regulation AR 128/2001. FACTS On November 12, 2014, a fire occurred at the home of James and Juliett Statt (the “Statts”). Two days later the…

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Criminal record: the importance of asking questions at the time of subscription

Very recently, the Court of Quebec reminded us of the importance of asking the insured specific questions about his criminal record at the time of subscription1, even if that question was asked at the time of an earlier subscription with the same insurer concerning another risk. Facts In this case, the insurer of an individual…

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