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Biography

Alex is a co-chair of Carbert Waite’s employment practice group. She practices general commercial and civil litigation and advises clients with respect to a broad range of individual and corporate disputes, including contractual disputes, insurance matters, and tort-based claims. She also has experience in construction matters, particularly with builders’ liens and delay claims. Alex has represented clients in the Alberta Court of Justice (formerly Provincial Court) and the Court of King’s Bench of Alberta, as well as in commercial arbitrations and mediations. She also regularly presents at conferences and seminars and has provided training on a variety of employment, construction, and commercial matters.

Alex has developed a specialty in employment law and advises both employers and employees on various issues including terminations, workplace bullying and harassment, employee management, human rights issues, and disciplinary matters. She has experience representing clients before the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal and the Canada Industrial Relations Board. 

Alex joined Carbert Waite in 2019 after practicing at a large Calgary law firm as well as a smaller boutique firm. She earned her law degree from the University of British Columbia and was called to the Alberta Bar in 2014.

Alex aims to provide common-sense advice to help clients achieve timely and cost-effective resolutions. She is also committed to providing pro bono legal services in the community and regularly volunteers with Calgary Legal Guidance, the King’s Bench Court Assistance Program, and Civil Claims Duty Counsel.

Outside the office, Alex enjoys good food, good wine, and the latest celebrity gossip.

Education

  • St. Francis Xavier University, BBA (Hons) 2009
  • University of British Columbia, JD 2013

Professional Memberships

  • Law Society of Alberta, 2014
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • The Advocate’s Society

Changes to Workers’ Compensation Act and Occupational Health and Safety Act

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In order to help you understand these changes, we’ve prepared a table comparing the key amendments in Bill 47 to the previous statutory frameworks. We’ve also set out some of the impacts these amendments may have on workers and employers.

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Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy Calculator

April 24, 2020

The federal government recently launched a new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (“CEWS”) calculator on the Canada Revenue Agency website. This calculator is intended to help eligible employers estimate the amount of their subsidy claim in advance of applying for the CEWS.

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COVID-19 in the Workplace: Keep Calm and Carry On!

March 9, 2020

Alberta has confirmed seven cases of the COVID-19 virus, or novel coronavirus, as of the posting of this article. These cases, along with daily media reports from across the globe, seem to be prompting heightened fear of the virus. Alberta Health Services is posting up to date information and news…

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IDENTITY FRAUD ALERT:


We have been made aware that imposters are fraudulently using the names of our lawyers to contact vulnerable individuals, aiming to acquire money, information, or other valuables. If you receive a suspicious call, email, text, or any other communication, please alert local authorities immediately. Your security is paramount to us, and we appreciate your vigilance.

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