Monthly Archives: December 2011

Giving deference to the adequacy of reasons

PDF version: Giving deference to the adequacy of reasons Case considered: Newfoundland and Labrador Nurses’ Union v Newfoundland and Labrador (Treasury Board), 2011 SCC 62 Earlier this month the Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in Newfoundland and Labrador … Continue reading

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Blow over? Think twice before blaming it on the flu.

PDF version: Blow over? Think twice before blaming it on the flu.  Decision considered: R v Kasim, 2011 ABCA 236. The Respondent claimed to have drunk no more than 3 or 4 beers between 7 and 8:30 p.m. on September … Continue reading

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Waiver of Dispute Resolution under the New Rules

PDF version: Waiver of Dispute Resolution under the New Rules Case considered: IBM Canada Limited v Kossovan, 2011 ABQB 621. In IBM Canada Limited v Kossovan, Mr. Justice Bryan E. Mahoney provided the first judicial interpretation of an important new … Continue reading

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Carbon Capture and Storage in Alberta: Draft Offset Protocol

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Carbon Capture and Storage in Alberta: Draft Offset Protocol Document and Regulations Commented On: Government of Alberta, Draft Quantification Protocol for the Capture of CO2 and Storage in Deep Saline Aquifers, December 2011; Specified Gas … Continue reading

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A Step Forward for CCS as a CDM Project Activity

By: Ana Maria Radu PDF Version: A Step Forward for CCS as a CDM Project Activity Report Commented On: Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) Technical Workshop on the eligibility of carbon capture and storage projects under the … Continue reading

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