Author Archives: Drew Yewchuk

About Drew Yewchuk

Drew Yewchuk received a Juris Doctor from the University of Calgary in 2017. He served as an associate co-editor of the Calgary chapter of the Alberta Law Review in his third year, and will be articling with the Faculty of Law's Public Interest Law Clinic.

R v Cody: The Supreme Court Stands Their Ground on Unreasonable Delay

By: Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: R v Cody: The Supreme Court Stands Their Ground on Unreasonable Delay Case Commented On: R v Cody, 2017 SCC 31 (CanLII) Just a little under a year after the Supreme Court released R v Jordan, … Continue reading

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The Expert Panel Report on Federal Environmental Assessment: Discretion, Transparency, and Accountability

By: Shaun Fluker and Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: The Expert Panel Report on Federal Environmental Assessment: Discretion, Transparency, and Accountability Report Commented On: Expert Panel on the Review of Federal Environmental Assessment Processes, Building Common Ground: A New Vision for Impact Assessment … Continue reading

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An Update on The Right to Trial Within a Reasonable Time

By: Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: An Update on The Right to Trial Within a Reasonable Time Cases Commented On: R v Lam, 2016 ABQB 489 (CanLII); R v Regan, 2016 ABQB 561 (CanLII); R v Lavoie, 2017 ABQB 66 (CanLII) It … Continue reading

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Seeking Leave to Appeal a Statutory Tribunal Decision: What Principles Apply?

By: Shaun Fluker and Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: Seeking Leave to Appeal a Statutory Tribunal Decision: What Principles Apply? Case Commented On: Bokenfohr v Pembina Pipeline Corporation, 2017 ABCA 40 (CanLII) Statutory provisions which provide for an appeal from a statutory … Continue reading

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CPAWS Presents to the Expert Panel for Environmental Assessment

By: Shaun Fluker, Kristina Roberts, and Drew Yewchuk PDF Version:  CPAWS Presents to the Expert Panel for Environmental Assessment Case Commented On: Expert Panel Review of Environmental Assessment Processes The Expert Panel charged with reviewing Canada’s environmental assessment regime continues to … Continue reading

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