Category Archives: Administrative Law

Attorney General Argues That Backdoor Amendment to PPAs was Unlawful

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Attorney General Argues That Backdoor Amendment to PPAs was Unlawful Matter Commented On: Originating Application for Declaratory Relief and Judicial Review, filed by the Attorney General, July 25, 2016 The origins of the Power Purchase Arrangements (PPAs) … Continue reading

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Costs to the Respondent: Discouraging Habeas Corpus Applications

By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: Costs to the Respondent: Discouraging Habeas Corpus Applications Case Commented On: Voisey v Canada (Attorney General), 2016 ABQB 316 (CanLII) In Voisey v Canada (Attorney General), 2016 ABQB 316, Justice Crighton of the Alberta Court of … Continue reading

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Will the Flurry of New Wind Energy Projects Face a Storm of Opposition?

By: Jeremy Barretto PDF Version: Will the Flurry of New Wind Energy Projects Face a Storm of Opposition? Decision Commented On: AUC Decision 3329-D01-2016, E.ON Climate & Renewables Canada Ltd., Applications for the Construction and Operation of the Grizzly Bear Creek … Continue reading

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The Standard of Patent Unreasonableness Lives On

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: The Standard of Patent Unreasonableness Lives On Case Commented On: British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal) v Fraser Health Authority, 2016 SCC 25 (CanLII) In its recent British Columbia (Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal) v Fraser Health … Continue reading

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Community Consultation Is “Not Mere Window Dressing” in Development Permit Applications

By: Nickie Nikolaou PDF Version: Community Consultation Is “Not Mere Window Dressing” in Development Permit Applications Case Commented On: Thomas v Edmonton (City), 2016 ABCA 57 (CanLII) Disputes between developers of new residential properties and landowners, especially in the context of … Continue reading

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