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.

“Abandoned Goods” Require Abandoned Premises or Expired/Terminated Tenancies Plus Vacated Premises

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: “Abandoned Goods” Require Abandoned Premises or Expired/Terminated Tenancies Plus Vacated Premises Cases Commented On: Wilderdijk-Streutker v Zhao, 2017 ABPC 24 (CanLII) and Shearer v Shields, 2017 ABPC 108 (CanLII) A landlord can dispose of the … Continue reading

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For Golfers: A Classic Bailment Case with an Exclusion Clause Issue

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: For Golfers: A Classic Bailment Case with an Exclusion Clause Issue Case Commented On: Bloomer v Connaught Golf Club, 2017 ABPC 105 (CanLII) Bailment is an interesting legal concept because it is ubiquitous and because … Continue reading

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Vexatious Habeas Corpus Applications Contribute to Delayed Access to the Courts

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Vexatious Habeas Corpus Applications Contribute to Delayed Access to the Courts Case Commented On: Ewanchuk v Canada (Attorney General), 2017 ABQB 237 (CanLII) This vexatious litigant case is interesting for five reasons. First, it was … Continue reading

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Capacity to Make and Revoke an Enduring Power of Attorney

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Capacity to Make and Revoke an Enduring Power of Attorney Case Commented On: Pirie v Pirie, 2017 ABQB 104 (CanLII) The issue in this case was whether the applicant had the mental capacity in July 2016 … Continue reading

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When are Late Payment of Rent Charges in Residential Tenancies Unenforceable?

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: When are Late Payment of Rent Charges in Residential Tenancies Unenforceable? Case Commented On: 416566 Alberta Ltd. v Fothergill, 2017 ABPC 96 (CanLII) This Provincial Court decision by Judge Jerry LeGrandeur, Associate Chief Judge, is … Continue reading

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