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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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Four Years Out: Is the Gulf of Mexico Safer Today?

By: Jacqueline L. Weaver In February 2011, at the invitation of Professor Alastair Lucas at the University of Calgary, I spoke on the U of C campus about the causes and consequences of the BP oil spill in the Gulf … Continue reading

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ABlawg participates in the Launch of Can LII Connects

On April 4, 2014, Can LII launched a new project called Can LII Connects. This site will provide summaries of and commentary on Canadian cases reported on Can LII. Case comments will be accessible via Can LII Connects and via … Continue reading

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