Agri-Food Immigration Pilot Program for Permanent Residence

Temporary foreign workers working in Canada’s Agri-Food Sector play an important role in maintaining the country’s food security. In recognizing that reality, the federal government has designed a pilot program for agricultural and agri-food workers to become permanent residents to Canada. The Government of Canada has indicated that this new pilot program is designed to: help address the labour needs of the Canadian agri-food sector; and attract experienced, non-seasonal workers who can settle in Canada permanently. The opening of this

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Congratulations Terry McEvoy and Shirley Gee

McCuaig Desrochers LLP would like to congratulate our colleagues Terry McEvoy and Shirley Gee of the firm McEvoy Gee on their retirement.  We are honoured that Terry and Shirley have placed their trust in us, by referring their clients to McCuaig Desrochers LLP.  We look forward to working with their clients on both the challenges and opportunities ahead.

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Thank you Frank!

McCuaig Desrochers LLP would like to take a moment to thank our very own Frank Friesacher for his services acting as President for the Canadian Bar Association – Alberta Branch for the 2018/2019 year. We appreciate your time and dedication to representing the Alberta Branch of the CBA throughout our province and nationally, as well as your commitment to advocating for the legal profession and access to justice for all Albertans. https://www.cba-alberta.org/Who-We-Are/Governance/President-Executive

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Major Change on the Horizon: Family Property Act

McCuaig Desrochers LLP wants to alert you to upcoming amendments to the Matrimonial Property Act. These Amendments substantially change the property rights of people living in Alberta that are Married or in Common Law Couples. As of January 1, 2020, the Family Property Act will be in force in Alberta. How do these changes affect division of property at the end of a relationship? The most notable change is that Common Law Couples will be entitled to the same property

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Congratulations Patrick!

We are proud to announce that Patrick Coones has been Admitted to the Bar and welcome him as an Associate. To view Patrick’s bio please click here.

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