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Details of Alberta’s First Renewable Program Competition Announced: A Comment on the Dispute Resolution Procedure and Change of Law Provisions

Tue, 04/11/2017 - 10:00am
By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Details of Alberta’s First Renewable Program Competition Announced: A Comment on the Dispute Resolution Procedure and Change of Law Provisions Documents commented on: (1) AESO, Request for Expressions of Interest for the first renewable electricity program … Continue reading →

When is a Lease an Improper Subdivision of Land?

Mon, 04/10/2017 - 10:00am
By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: When is a Lease an Improper Subdivision of Land? Case Commented On: Paskal Holdings Inc v Loedeman, 2017 ABCA 29 (CanLII) An instrument or a caveat related to an instrument “that has the effect or … Continue reading →

Jurisdictional Matters Concerning Environmental Protection Orders Under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 10:00am
By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Jurisdictional Matters Concerning Environmental Protection Orders Under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act Case Commented On: Director (EAP) v Alberta (Provincial Court), 2017 ABQB 3 (CanLII) During April and May of 2010 a significant gasoline spill … Continue reading →

The Alberta Energy Regulator Grants Rare Participation Rights to Three Indigenous Groups

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 10:00am
By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: The Alberta Energy Regulator Grants Rare Participation Rights to Three Indigenous Groups Decision Commented On: The Alberta Energy Regulator decision on participation in the hearing of Prosper Petroleum Ltd.’s Rigel Project, March 16 2017 On March … Continue reading →

Update on the Rights of Farm and Ranch Workers in Alberta

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 10:00am
By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Update on the Rights of Farm and Ranch Workers in Alberta Legislation and Reports Commented on: Bill 6, The Enhanced Protection for Farm and Ranch Workers Act; Report to Ministers – Technical Working Group: Employment Standards Code; Report … Continue reading →

The End of Economic Withholding in Alberta’s Electricity Market?

Thu, 03/30/2017 - 10:00am
By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The End of Economic Withholding in Alberta’s Electricity Market? Matter Commented On: Market Surveillance Administrator, Notice to Participants and Stakeholders Re: Consultation re Revocation of Offer Behaviour Enforcement Guidelines, March 17, 2017 On March 17, 2017 … Continue reading →

The Rule of Law in Canada 150 Years After Confederation: Re-Imagining the Rule of Law and Recognizing Indigenous Peoples as Founders of Canada

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 10:00am
By: Kathleen Mahoney PDF Version: The Rule of Law in Canada 150 Years After Confederation: Re-Imagining the Rule of Law and Recognizing Indigenous Peoples as Founders of Canada The 150th anniversary of Confederation is upon us. The starting point for nation-wide … Continue reading →

Tolling Methodologies On Federally Regulated Pipelines In Northeast British Columbia

Mon, 03/27/2017 - 10:00am
By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Tolling Methodologies On Federally Regulated Pipelines In Northeast British Columbia Matters Commented On: (1) National Energy Board (NEB), Letter decision on the Application of Westcoast Energy Inc for Review of the Decision of Members Ballem and … Continue reading →

Judgmental Judges

Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:00am
By: Alice Woolley PDF Version: Judgmental Judges Case Commented On: Abdulaali v Salih, 2017 ONSC 1609 (CanLII) Introduction Judges exercise considerable power, and discharge a crucial public function. They identify, interpret and even create the rules that govern us. They decide … Continue reading →

Order In the Skyways: A Comment on the Regulation of Drones

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:00am
By: Lisa Silver PDF Version: Order In the Skyways: A Comment on the Regulation of Drones Case Commented On: R v Shah, 2017 ABQB 144 (CanLII) The increasing popularity of drones is attracting the attention of the regulatory process as municipalities, … Continue reading →

Alberta Law Reform Institute Recommends Reform to Trustee Act with Clear, Simple, and Comprehensible Legislation

Mon, 03/20/2017 - 10:00am
By: Robyn Mitchell PDF Version: Alberta Law Reform Institute Recommends Reform to Trustee Act with Clear, Simple, and Comprehensible Legislation Matter Commented On: Alberta Law Reform Institute, Final Report No. 109, A New Trustee Act for Alberta The Alberta Law Reform … Continue reading →

The Harsh Consequences of Ignoring the Dower Act

Tue, 03/14/2017 - 10:41am
By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: The Harsh Consequences of Ignoring the Dower Act Case Commented On: Joncas v Joncas, 2017 ABCA 50 (CanLII) If you are a married Albertan with a piece of real property registered in your name alone, … Continue reading →

Municipal Government Board Rules on Development Impacts to the G8 Legacy Wildlife Underpass in the Bow Valley

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 10:00am
By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Municipal Government Board Rules on Development Impacts to the G8 Legacy Wildlife Underpass in the Bow Valley Case Commented On: Town of Canmore v M.D. of Bighorn No. 8, 2017 ABMGB 10 Say again? The Municipal … Continue reading →

The Alberta Utilities Commission Rules on Its Jurisdiction to Assess Crown Aboriginal Consultation

Tue, 03/07/2017 - 10:00am
By: Kirk N. Lambrecht Q.C. PDF Version: The Alberta Utilities Commission Rules on Its Jurisdiction to Assess Crown Aboriginal Consultation Decisions Commented On: AUC Ruling on jurisdiction to determine Questions stated in Notices of Questions of Constitutional Law, October 7, 2016, … Continue reading →

Legal Innovation, Access to Justice, and the University of Calgary’s Family Law Incubator

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 10:00am
By: Kyle Gardiner PDF Version: Legal Innovation, Access to Justice, and the University of Calgary’s Family Law Incubator Matter Commented on: The University of Calgary’s Family Law Incubator Family law litigants are increasingly experiencing difficulty with access to justice that compounds … Continue reading →

Reasons, Respect and Reconciliation

Fri, 03/03/2017 - 10:00am
By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Reasons, Respect and Reconciliation Case Commented On: Kainaiwa/Blood Tribe v Alberta (Energy), 2017 ABQB 107 (CanLII) Reconciliation between Canada’s settler society and First Nations and other indigenous communities certainly requires mutual respect but it should also … Continue reading →

An Update on The Right to Trial Within a Reasonable Time

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 10:00am
By: Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: An Update on The Right to Trial Within a Reasonable Time Cases Commented On: R v Lam, 2016 ABQB 489 (CanLII); R v Regan, 2016 ABQB 561 (CanLII); R v Lavoie, 2017 ABQB 66 (CanLII) It … Continue reading →

Supreme Court of Canada Protects Freedom of Expression of Individuals During Election Campaigns

Wed, 03/01/2017 - 10:00am
By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Supreme Court of Canada Protects Freedom of Expression of Individuals During Election Campaigns Case Commented On: BC Freedom of Information and Privacy Association v British Columbia (Attorney General) 2017 SCC 6 (CanLII) In this case, which … Continue reading →

Criminal Negligence and the Reasonable Parent

Tue, 02/28/2017 - 10:00am
By: Erin Sheley PDF Version: Criminal Negligence and the Reasonable Parent Case Commented on: R v Lovett, 2017 ABQB 46 (CanLII) In R v Lovett the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench added a new entry to the rapidly developing jurisprudence on … Continue reading →

Seeking Leave to Appeal a Statutory Tribunal Decision: What Principles Apply?

Fri, 02/24/2017 - 10:00am
By: Shaun Fluker and Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: Seeking Leave to Appeal a Statutory Tribunal Decision: What Principles Apply? Case Commented On: Bokenfohr v Pembina Pipeline Corporation, 2017 ABCA 40 (CanLII) Statutory provisions which provide for an appeal from a statutory … Continue reading →

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