Category Archives: Administrative Law

Board Cannot Ignore Injurious Affection Losses

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Board Cannot Ignore Injurious Affection Losses Case Commented On: Koch v Altalink Management Ltd, 2016 ABQB 678 (CanLII) This case involves WATL (the Western Alberta Transmission Line) and parcels of land owned by the Kochs that … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Inconsistency (and Consistency) in Supreme Court Jurisprudence

By: Alice Woolley PDF Version: The Dangers of Inconsistency (and Consistency) in Supreme Court Jurisprudence Case Commented On: Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. University of Calgary, 2016 SCC 53 (CanLII) I can’t decide whether I am more excited that the … Continue reading

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Selim v Alberta: Reasonableness is Not Always Fairness

By: Geea Atanase PDF Version: Selim v Alberta: Reasonableness is Not Always Fairness Case Commented On: Selim v Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner), 2016 ABQB 562 (CanLII) Summary This case involves a judicial review, on a standard of reasonableness, of a … Continue reading

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The Supreme Court of Canada (By a Slim Majority) Confirms the Presumption of Deference in Alberta

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: The Supreme Court of Canada (By a Slim Majority) Confirms the Presumption of Deference in Alberta Case Commented On: Edmonton (City) v Edmonton East (Capilano) Shopping Centres Ltd,  2016 SCC 47 In 2015 the Alberta Court … Continue reading

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Does Judicial Review Apply to Decisions Made by Religious Groups?

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Does Judicial Review Apply to Decisions Made by Religious Groups? Case Commented On: Wall v Judicial Committee of the Highwood Congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 2016 ABCA 255 (CanLII) September at the law school for me includes … Continue reading

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