Category Archives: Administrative Law

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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Court of Queen’s Bench Strikes Prohibition on Pharmacy Inducements in Alberta

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Court of Queen’s Bench Strikes Prohibition on Pharmacy Inducements in Alberta Case Commented On: Sobeys West Inc v Alberta College of Pharmacists, 2016 ABQB 232 In late March I wrote a post commenting on the difficult application … Continue reading

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Does the Standard of Review Analysis Apply to a Vires Determination of Subordinate Legislation?

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Does the Standard of Review Analysis Apply to a Vires Determination of Subordinate Legislation? Case Commented On: Sobeys West Inc v Alberta College of Pharmacists, 2016 ABQB 138 The substance of the dispute in this … Continue reading

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For Shame: An Obvious and Fundamental Breach of Natural Justice by the Residential Tenancies Dispute Resolution Service (RTDRS)

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: For Shame: An Obvious and Fundamental Breach of Natural Justice by the Residential Tenancies Dispute Resolution Service (RTDRS) Case Commented On: Kerr v Coulombe, 2016 ABQB 11 (CanLII) A tenant, Gary Kerr, showed up … Continue reading

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Court of Appeal Affords Deference to Alberta Securities Commission in Platinum Equities Case

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Court of Appeal Affords Deference to Alberta Securities Commission in Platinum Equities Case Case Commented On: Alberta (Securities Commission) v Chandran, 2015 ABCA 323 In February 2014 the Alberta Securities Commission found that Shariff Chandran … Continue reading

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