Author Archives: Jonnette Watson Hamilton

About Jonnette Watson Hamilton

B.A. (Alta.), LL.B. (Dal.), LL.M. (Col.). Professor. Member of the Alberta Bar. Please click here for more information.

Street v Mountford Applied to Decide: A Residential Tenancy Agreement or a Licence?

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Street v Mountford Applied to Decide: A Residential Tenancy Agreement or a Licence? Case Commented On: Singh v RJB Developments Inc., 2016 ABPC 305 (CanLII) This Provincial Court decision by Judge Jerry LeGrandeur, Associate Chief … Continue reading

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The Vexing Question of Authority to Grant Vexatious Litigant Orders

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: The Vexing Question of Authority to Grant Vexatious Litigant Orders Case Commented On: Hok v Alberta, 2016 ABQB 651 (CanLII) Hok v Alberta is an unusual vexatious litigant decision for three reasons. First, the Minister … Continue reading

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You Can’t Rely on a Motor Vehicle’s Mechanical Fitness Assessment

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: You Can’t Rely on a Motor Vehicle’s Mechanical Fitness Assessment Case Commented On: R v 954355 Alberta Inc (The Fast Lane), 2016 ABPC 229 (CanLII) The Fast Lane, a used car dealership in Calgary, was … Continue reading

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No Priority for a Matrimonial Property Certificate of Lis Pendens Sandwiched Between Writs of Enforcement

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: No Priority for a Matrimonial Property Certificate of Lis Pendens Sandwiched Between Writs of Enforcement Case Commented On: Singh v Mangat, 2016 ABQB 349 (CanLII) The issue in Singh v Mangat was one of priority: … Continue reading

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Putting the Negative in Restrictive Covenants

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Putting the Negative in Restrictive Covenants Case Commented On: Russell v Ryan, 2016 ABQB 526 (CanLII) This is a restrictive covenant case involving a planned golf course and an adjacent residential subdivision. It does not … Continue reading

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