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Faculty of Law announces 2024 teaching excellence winners

Award for professor and sessional instructor announced

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ABlawg: The Faculty of Law Blog

Waiting for a Credible Cost Estimate of Oil and Gas Closure Liabilities and the Problem with CARL

Regulatory Bulletin Commented On: AER Bulletin 2024-11: Conditional Adjustment of Reclamation Liability (CARL) Program and New Edition of Directive 088 and Manual 023 PDF Version: Waiting for a Credible Cost Estimate of Oil and Gas Liabilities and the Problem with … Continue reading →

You Shall Not Pass Go: The End of Monopoly (and Self-Governance) for BC Lawyers

By: Michael Ilg Matter Commented On: Bill 21– 2024, Legal Professions Act, 5th Session, 42nd Parliament (2024) PDF Version: You Shall Not Pass Go: The End of Monopoly (and Self-Governance) for BC Lawyers What is the difference between a dairy … Continue reading →

Two Decades of Nunavut Fisheries Litigation and the Meaning of “Special Consideration”

By: Nigel Bankes Case Commented On: Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated v Canada (Fisheries and Oceans), 2024 FC 649 (CanLII) PDF Version: Two Decades of Nunavut Fisheries Litigation and the Meaning of “Special Consideration” Ever since the ratification of the Nunavut Agreement … Continue reading →

An Open Letter Regarding the Response to Recent Protests at the Universities of Alberta and Calgary

PDF Version: An Open Letter Regarding the Response to Recent Protests at the Universities of Alberta and Calgary Editor’s Note: This post is a reproduction of a letter sent by faculty members at the University of Alberta and University of … Continue reading →

Constitutional Caution, Correction, and Abdication: The Proposed Amendments to the Impact Assessment Act

By: David V. Wright Matter Commented On: Proposed Amendments to the Federal Impact Assessment Act following Reference re Impact Assessment Act, 2023 SCC 23 (CanLII) PDF Version: Constitutional Caution, Correction, and Abdication: The Proposed Amendments to the Impact Assessment Act Last week, the … Continue reading →