News & Publications


COVID-19 Notice

MHR Law LLP is committed to ensuring the health and safety of our employees, clients and community through the COVID-19 crisis.  We continue to offer full services at full capacity to ensure that the legal needs of our community are met. In our ongoing endeavor to adapt to the pandemic we have implemented alternative arrangements (like phone appointments, teleconferences and virtual meetings) so that clients need not attend at our physical offices unless absolutely necessary. To assist us in...

Farmer’s Advocate Office Advisories

MHR Law LLP has requested copies of advisories from the Farmers’ Advocate Office as a concrete step in keeping our clients and affected citizens educated regarding their legal rights, and presenting viable, cost-efficient options for resolution to issues commonly faced by Alberta Farmers. Thanks to the Farmers’ Advocate Office for forwarding these materials for distribution. Copies of past advisories may be accessed by clicking on the links below:Landowner Rights for Annual Rental Payment ReductionsDownloadLandowner Refunds for Electrification Costs Paid...

Trident Open House

On June 25, 2019, lawyers from MHR Law attended the Central Mountain View Advisory Group’s open house on Trident Exploration at Reed Ranch School. Speakers from the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER), Surface Rights Board, Orphan Well Association and Farmers’ Advocate Office presented a high-level overview of options for land owners affected by Trident’s cessation of operations. Concerned landowners are encouraged to sign up for the Farmers’ Advocate Office’s distribution list for advisories from the FAO setting out information and...

Olds & District Chamber of Commerce

Congratulations to MHR’s Dan McPherson on being nominated to the Olds & District Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors for a 3-year term! MHR supports the Chamber’s vision of engaging and inspiring integrity, respect and collaboration in our business community, and looks forward to continuing to support the Chamber.

Everything Olds

MHR is pleased to announce that we are now listed on the Everything Olds Business Directory under Professional Services. is a fantastic website and hub for, you guessed it, everything Olds! Thanks to the Olds Institute for Community and Regional Development for their efforts in developing this great tool, and for helping support local businesses! If you haven’t visited the site yet, check it out to find a great directory of local professionals and services!

Legacy Land Trust Workshop

For the fifth year, MHR Law LLP has sponsored the Legacy Land Trust workshop on estate planning and succession opportunities.  Dan Harder presented on the obligations created by the Alberta Land Stewardship Act in creating a Conservation Easement.

MHR Law LLP voted “Business of the Year” in Didsbury

MHR Law LLP is honoured to have received the Didsbury & District Chamber of Commerce’s 2018 Business of the Year Award (11+ employees). The Award is given each year to “the Didsbury & District business that best exemplifies innovation, direction and successful modeling. This company incorporates values into their business, and has a commitment to Didsbury & District. The Business of the Year is a model for other businesses to emulate.”We would like to thank those who nominated us...

Should You Incorporate Before the End of the Year?

As unique a lifestyle as farming and ranching is, it is also a business with assets that have seen an increase in value of the past 20 years. Just as with non-ag businesses, there are a number of legal structures available to ranchers, regardless of the exact nature of your farm or ranching operation. One option is the corporation. When you file the necessary paperwork with the Corporate Registry, you create a corporation, which is a separate legal person...

“It’s My Future” Award

On Friday, September 14th, Olds High School hosted Awards Night where students are rewarded for their academic accomplishments and commitment to the Mountain View County community. Justin Harlton had the honour of attending as the presenter on behalf of MHR Law which donated the “It’s My Future” Award. This award is given to the grade 11 student who best articulates in essay format his or her future goals and demonstrates taking steps to achieve those goals. We were thrilled...