Alberta individuals who want to take advantage of running a business with a recognized name may choose to pursue owning a franchise. Before entering into a legally-binding relationship, these individuals may wish to read about their rights and the effect of the agreement between the parties.
A lawsuit that was filed against an oil extraction company in Calgary was resolved in September. Baytex Energy Corp. settled the lawsuit that was brought by an extended family of farmers by agreeing to purchase four farms in Peace River. According to the family's lawsuit, heavy emissions from the oil company's operations had forced them to abandon their 160 hectares of farmland.