Monthly Archives: August 2008

Racial Profiling–Identification or Discrimination?

Cases Considered: Coward v. Alberta (Human Rights and Citizenship Commission, Chief Commissioner) 2008 ABQB 455 PDF Version: Racial Profiling–Identification or Discrimination? This case was an application for judicial review of a decision of the Chief Commissioner of the Alberta Human … Continue reading

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Landowners, Procedural Fairness and Alberta’s Energy Resources Conservation Board

Cases Considered: Domke v. Alberta (Energy Resources Conservation Board), 2008 ABCA 232. PDF Version:  Landowners, Procedural Fairness and Alberta’s Energy Resources Conservation Board In a break from what seemed to be a growing trend, Mr. Justice Keith Ritter has refused leave … Continue reading

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Arbitration is not Administrative Law

Cases Considered:  Jamani v. Subway Franchise Systems of Canada Ltd., 2008 ABQB 438 PDF Version:  Arbitration is not Administrative Law The reasons that arbitration is a legitimate way to resolve a dispute are not the same reasons that administrative decision-making … Continue reading

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Proof of Future Economic Losses in Tort Law

Cases Considered:  Chernetz v. Eagle Copters Maintenance Ltd., 2008 ABCA 265 PDF Version:   Proof of Future Economic Losses in Tort Law In 1999, Harry Chernetz was killed in a helicopter crash. In an action against the helicopter operator and its … Continue reading

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When Does a Royalty Owner not have to Pay for a Share of Processing Costs?

Case Considered: 570495 Alberta Ltd. v. Hamilton Brothers Exploration Company, 2008 ABQB 413 PDF Version:  When does a royalty owner not have to pay for a share of processing costs? When does a royalty owner not have to pay for … Continue reading

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