Category Archives: Administrative Law

Dunsmuir is Dead – Long Live Dunsmuir! An Argument for a Presumption of Correctness

By: Martin Olszynski PDF Version: Dunsmuir is Dead – Long Live Dunsmuir! An Argument for a Presumption of Correctness Case Commented On: Garneau Community League v Edmonton (City), 2017 ABCA 374 (CanLII) Garneau is the latest judicial plea to the Supreme … Continue reading

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Procedural Fairness in the Issuance of a Ministerial Order to Dismiss a Municipal Councilor under Section 574 of the Municipal Government Act

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Procedural Fairness in the Issuance of a Ministerial Order to Dismiss a Municipal Councilor under Section 574 of the Municipal Government Act Case Commented On: Buryn v Alberta (Minister of Municipal Affairs), 2017 ABQB 613 (CanLII) … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at Leave to Appeal Requirements Under the Municipal Government Act (Alberta)

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: A Closer Look at Leave to Appeal Requirements Under the Municipal Government Act (Alberta) Case Commented On: Arctos & Bird Management Ltd v Banff (Town), 2017 ABCA 300 (CanLII) This is a decision by Justice Barbara … Continue reading

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Apply … Deny … Repeat: A Victim of Crime Story

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Apply … Deny … Repeat: A Victim of Crime Story Case Commented On: Johnson v Alberta Criminal Injuries Review Board, 2017 ABCA 281 (CanLII) This decision caught my attention because it reminded me of the movie … Continue reading

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Buterman’s Appeal on the Issue of Settlements Dismissed: Was that Reasonable?

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Buterman’s Appeal on the Issue of Settlements Dismissed: Was that Reasonable? Cases Commented On: Buterman v St. Albert Roman Catholic Separate School District No. 734, 2017 ABCA 196 (CanLII) (Buterman, ABCA); Buterman v Board of Trustees … Continue reading

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