[Updated] This is a summary of Alberta’s new Wills and Succession Act, which came into force on February 1st 2012. The new Act repeals the Wills Act, Intestate Succession Act, Dependents’ Relief Act,, Survivorship Act, and s. 47 Trustee Act. It also amends the Amends Matrimonial Property Act (MPA) to allow for MPA applications after death of spouse.
Incorporating a business in Canada used to involve completing various paper forms and submitting them to a government office. Today the process is digital. It now involves filling-in and submitting applications online at provincial or federal registries. Before you do this, you need to make a number of decisions about the corporate name, shares and shareholders, your registered office, and more. Continue reading