How have courts dealt with a claim by the landlord’s insurer against a tenant where there is not a written lease agreement?

Alberta, Canada

The following excerpt is from Youn v 1427062 Alberta Ltd (Red’s Pub), 2016 ABQB 606 (CanLII):

Independent Tank Cleaning v. Zabokrzycki dealt with the claim by the landlord’s insurer against the tenant where there was not a current written lease agreement, rather a previous lease which had expired. It contained a provision about a proposed lease which had never been signed. The Court of Justice summarily dismissed the landlord’s claim against the tenant.

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