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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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Open Letter to Parliament on Bill C-51

Editor’s Note: Several Faculty members signed this letter, the full version of which is available here.  An open letter to members of Parliament on Bill C-51 Dear Members of Parliament, Please accept this collective open letter as an expression of … Continue reading

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ABlawg a Runner up for 2014 Clawbie

The Canadian Law Blog Awards (Clawbies) for 2014 were announced this morning, and ABlawg is very pleased to have been recognized as a runner up in the category of Best Law School/Law Professor Blog. One of ABlawg’s nominees, Paul Daly’s … Continue reading

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ABlawg: The Year in Review

PDF Version: ABlawg: The Year in Review It is the time of year for making lists, and at ABlawg we have decided to put together a compilation of our highlights from 2014. It is also the season for the Canadian … Continue reading

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Supreme Court of Canada grants Leave to Appeal in Daniels

Case commented on: Harry Daniels et al. v. Her Majesty the Queen as represented by The Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development et al, 2013 FC 6, varied 2014 FCA 101; leave granted November 20, 2014 (SCC) (35945) Yesterday … Continue reading

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British Columbia’s Water Sustainability Act – A New Approach to Adaptive Management and No Compensation Regulation

By: Deborah Curran  PDF Version: British Columbia’s Water Sustainability Act – A New Approach to Adaptive Management and No Compensation Regulation Bill commented on:Bill 18 – 2014 (British Columbia), The Water Sustainability Act, 2014 Legislative Session: 2nd Session, 40th Parliament … Continue reading

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Challenging the Farm Work Exclusions in the Employment Standards Code

By: Graham Martinelli and Andrew Lau PDF Version: Challenging the Farm Work Exclusions in the Employment Standards Code Legislation commented on:  Employment Standards Code, RSA 2000, c E-9 Editor’s Note This is the fourth and final post in the series … Continue reading

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