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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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The Constitutionality of the Exclusion of Farm Industries under the Alberta Workers’ Compensation Act

By: Nelson Medeiros and Robin McIntyre PDF Version: The Constitutionality of the Exclusion of Farm Industries under the Alberta Workers’ Compensation Act Legislation commented on: Workers’ Compensation Act, RSA 2000 c W-15 As part of the Constitutional Clinical Law class … Continue reading

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Faculty Council Resolution Re: Harper, MacKay and McLachlin

Editor’s Note On May 6, 2014, our Faculty Council passed a unanimous motion calling on Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Justice Minister Peter MacKay to apologize to Chief Justice Beverly McLachlin of the Supreme Court of Canada for impugning her … Continue reading

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The Statutory Exclusion of Farm Workers from the Alberta Labour Relations Code

By: Brynna Takasugi, Delna Contractor and Paul Kennett PDF Version: The Statutory Exclusion of Farm Workers from the Alberta Labour Relations Code Legislation commented on: Labour Relations Code, RSA 2000, c L-1 Editor’s Note This is the second in the … Continue reading

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Alberta Farm and Ranch Workers: The Last Frontier of Workplace Protection

By: Kay Turner, Gianna Argento, Heidi Rolfe Legislation commented on:  Occupational Health and Safety Act, RSA 2000, c O-2 PDF version: Alberta Farm and Ranch Workers: The Last Frontier of Workplace Protection Editor’s Note This is the first in a … Continue reading

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