Author: Alison Memory

Alison Memory is a commercial litigation lawyer with over 13 years of experience assisting business clients with navigating complex problems and disputes.  Alison regularly advises private and public businesses and…

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During a wildfire, the government authorizes wildfire personnel to do certain things on private property to fight the fire and prevent further spread of the fire.
Every wildfire season, stories circulate about individuals who ignore evacuation orders and remain at their property. The Emergency Program Act gives the authority to the provincial and local governments to issue evacuation orders during a state of emergency.
If your vehicle, home, or business was damaged as a result of wildfire, your first point of contact should be your insurance provider. If you need to speak to a lawyer, Pushor Mitchell has a Wildfire Litigation team.
Until COVID-19, many business people had not heard about or given much consideration to force majeure clauses in their business contracts.

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