Monthly Archives: December 2010

Sliding Down the Slippery Slope

PDF version: Sliding Down the Slippery Slope Case considered: R. v. Loewen, 2010 ABCA 255 In the area of national security, the years since the attacks of September 11, 2001, have been characterized by an increased dominance of state power … Continue reading

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Accommodation for Family Status Required by Federal Human Rights Tribunal for Three Alberta Women

PDF version: Accommodation for Family Status Required by Federal Human Rights Tribunal for Three Alberta Women   Cases considered: Cindy Richards v Canadian National Railway, 2010 CHRT 24; Kasha Whyte v Canadian National Railway, 2010 CHRT 22; Denise Seeley v Canadian … Continue reading

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Using water reservations to protect the aesthetic values associated with water courses: a note on the Spray River (Banff)

 PDF version: Using water reservations to protect the aesthetic values associated with water courses: a note on the Spray River (Banff) Documents commented on: Order in Council 546\49; South Saskatchewan Basin Water Allocation Regulation, Alta. Reg. 307/1991 (rescinded by Bow, … Continue reading

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CCS and CDM: The Eligibility of Carbon Capture and Storage Projects under the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol – the Cancun Meeting of the Conference of the Parties

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: CCS and CDM: The Eligibility of Carbon Capture and Storage Projects under the Clean Development Mechanism of the Kyoto Protocol – the Cancun Meeting of the Conference of the Parties Decision Commented On: UNFCCC, Kyoto … Continue reading

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Interpreting Section 15(2) of the Charter: LEAF’s Intervention in Alberta (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development) v Cunningham

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Interpreting Section 15(2) of the Charter: LEAF’s Intervention in Alberta (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development) v Cunningham  Cases Commented On: Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Alberta (Minister of Aboriginal Affairs … Continue reading

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