Author Archives: Amy Matychuk

About Amy Matychuk

Amy Matychuk is a 2018 Juris Doctor candidate at the University of Calgary. Amy received a Bachelor of Arts (English Literature) from Ambrose University College. She is currently a research assistant for Professor Jennifer Koshan, where she researches human rights case law. Amy is also the Student Blog Editor for ABlawg. She will be clerking for the Provincial Court of Alberta starting in June 2018.

Ewanchuk Continues to Treat Habeas Corpus as an All-Purpose Remedy

By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: Ewanchuk Continues to Treat Habeas Corpus as an All-Purpose Remedy Case Commented On: Ewanchuk v Canada (Parole Board), 2017 ABCA 145 (CanLII) On May 16, 2017, the Alberta Court of Appeal (ABCA) released a decision dismissing … Continue reading

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Alberta Amends the Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service Regulation

By: Amy Matychuk and Jo-Ann Munn Gafuik PDF Version: Alberta Amends the Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service Regulation Legislation Commented On: Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service Regulation, Alta Reg 98/2006 In the Fall of 2016 the Public Interest Law Clinic at … Continue reading

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The Alberta Energy Regulator Grants Rare Participation Rights to Three Indigenous Groups

By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: The Alberta Energy Regulator Grants Rare Participation Rights to Three Indigenous Groups Decision Commented On: The Alberta Energy Regulator decision on participation in the hearing of Prosper Petroleum Ltd.’s Rigel Project, March 16 2017 On March … Continue reading

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Announcing a New Resource for the Letter Decisions of the Alberta Energy Regulator

By: Nigel Bankes, Amy Matychuk, and David Rennie PDF Version: Announcing a New Resource for the Letter Decisions of the Alberta Energy Regulator Decisions Commented On: The Participatory/Procedural Decisions of the AER Several years ago now, ABlawg published a series of … Continue reading

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When the Burden of Proving Institutional Bias Rests on a Prisoner

By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: When the Burden of Proving Institutional Bias Rests on a Prisoner Case Commented On: Canada v Ewert, 2016 FCA 203 (CanLII) Prisons use psychological tests to determine if inmates are likely to reoffend, but are the … Continue reading

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