Can a non-competitive covenant (as it is described) be enforceable?

Alberta, Canada

The following excerpt is from Ensign Drilling Inc. v. Lundle, 2007 ABQB 357 (CanLII):

In McAllister v. Cardinal, action was brought for a declaration that a non-competitive covenant (as it was described) given by the defendant to the plaintiff as part of a sale transaction was valid for an injunction restraining its breach.

Other Questions

What is the test for declining to enforce a covenant where the character of the neighbourhood has changed significantly since the time of the covenant was imposed? (Alberta, Canada)
Is a forbearance arrangement to forbear from enforcement proceedings a promise not to enforce limitation periods? (Alberta, Canada)
Is a restrictive covenant enforceable? (Alberta, Canada)
What is the test for an employer to enforce a restrictive covenant? (Alberta, Canada)
Is a contract enforceable for breach of contract when the contract is not enforceable? (Alberta, Canada)
In what circumstances will a tenant in common be required to join in an action to enforce a covenant? (Alberta, Canada)
Can a commercial landlord enforce restrictive covenants against a commercial tenant of a shopping centre? (Alberta, Canada)
Is a party who is not an applicant in a restrictive covenant action against a party that is not a party to the restrictive covenant? (Alberta, Canada)
When a business is sold and the former owners of the business are restricted from competing directly with the new business, can the new owners enforce restrictive covenants? (Alberta, Canada)
What is the test for enforcing a restrictive covenant? (Alberta, Canada)

Whitelogo nobg 300dpi sm

"The most advanced legal research software ever built."

Trusted by top litigators from across North America.