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Can We Keep the Horses in the Barn? Investigation Report on Alberta Environment’s Destruction of Records after the 2015 Provincial Election

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Can We Keep the Horses in the Barn? Investigation Report on Alberta Environment’s Destruction of Records after the 2015 Provincial Election Report Commented On: Information and Privacy Commissioner, Public Interest Commissioner, Investigation Report on Alleged … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of Canada Hears Appeal in Alberta Infanticide Case

Case Commented On: R v MB, 2015 ABCA 232, appeal as of right (SCC) Today the Supreme Court of Canada is hearing the appeal in R v MB, 2015 ABCA 232, concerning the proper interpretation of infanticide in section 233 … Continue reading

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Faculty Favourites: Celebrating a Supreme Court of Canada Anniversary

PDF Version: Faculty Favourites: Celebrating a Supreme Court of Canada Anniversary Editor’s Note 2016 is the 140th anniversary of the year that the Supreme Court of Canada began hearing cases. Our colleagues at the Bennett Jones Law Library are marking … Continue reading

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ABlawg Scores in 2015 Clawbies

ABlawg is honoured to announce that we were selected for the Best Canadian Law School/Law Professor Blog Award and as runner up for the Fodden Award for Best Canadian Law Blog for 2015. Here’s what the Clawbie judges had to … Continue reading

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Announcing a new ABlawg ebook on Farm and Ranch Workers’ Rights

Editor’s Note ABlawg is pleased to announce the launch of our third ebook, which deals with the rights of farm and ranch workers in Alberta. Our ebooks are accessible from a tab at the top of the ABlawg website, and … Continue reading

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ABlawg: The Year in Review, 2015

PDF Version: ABlawg: The Year in Review, 2015 It is that time of year again – time for ABlawg to put together a compilation of our highlights from the past year. It is also the 10th anniversary of the Clawbies, … Continue reading

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Reaffirming the Importance of Clarity in Drafting a Will

By: Geoff S. Costeloe PDF Version: Reaffirming the Importance of Clarity in Drafting a Will Case Commented On: MRM Estate (Re), 2015 ABQB 475 A recent Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench decision has demonstrated the lengths that the Court can … Continue reading

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Announcing Equality Rights: An ABlawg ebook

Editor’s Note ABlawg is pleased to announce the launch of our second ebook on equality rights. Our ebooks will be accessible from a new tab at the top of the ABlawg website, and each ebook will be introduced with a … Continue reading

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Announcing Oil and Gas Contracts: An ABlawg ebook

Editor’s Note ABlawg is pleased to announce the launch of the first in a series of ebooks which we will put together from time to time when we have a critical mass of posts in a particular area. Our first … Continue reading

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ABlawg’s New Look

Readers will notice that ABlawg has a new look this morning. After seven years with the header created by our first student coordinator, Brian Milne, we thought it was time for a change – call it the seven year itch. … Continue reading

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