Monthly Archives: May 2010

Maintaining space for autonomy? Environmental assessments in the context of aboriginal land claims agreements

PDF version: Maintaining space for autonomy? Environmental assessments in the context of aboriginal land claims agreements Case considered: Quebec (Attorney General) v. Moses, 2010 SCC 17 This is the first decision of the Supreme Court of Canada to examine a modern … Continue reading

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No Dower Act Consent? Is the Transaction Void or Voidable?

PDF version: No Dower Act Consent? Is the Transaction Void or Voidable? Case considered: Charanek v. Khosla, 2010 ABQB 202 The question of whether failure to comply with the Dower Act’s requirements results in the transaction being void or voidable … Continue reading

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Differential Treatment of Equality Law post-Kapp

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Differential Treatment of Equality Law post-Kapp  Case Commented On: Woodward v Council of the Fort McMurray No. 468 First Nation, 2010 FC 337 There have been several posts on ABlawg concerning the Supreme Court’s most … Continue reading

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Is a dismissed complainant in a professional disciplinary proceeding sufficiently ‘aggrieved’ to seek judicial review?

PDF version: Is a dismissed complainant in a professional disciplinary proceeding sufficiently ‘aggrieved’ to seek judicial review?  Case considered: Mitten v. College of Alberta Psychologists, 2010 ABCA 159 Many professions governed by statute have a legislated complaint process whereby the … Continue reading

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There is Rarely Compensation for the Wrongful Filing of Caveats

PDF version: There is Rarely Compensation for the Wrongful Filing of Caveats Case considered: Singh v. 862500 Alberta Ltd., 2010 ABCA 117 This case may be of interest to some because judgments considering claims for compensation for wrongly filed or … Continue reading

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