Category Archives: Administrative Law

Reasons, Respect and Reconciliation

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Reasons, Respect and Reconciliation Case Commented On: Kainaiwa/Blood Tribe v Alberta (Energy), 2017 ABQB 107 (CanLII) Reconciliation between Canada’s settler society and First Nations and other indigenous communities certainly requires mutual respect but it should also … Continue reading

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Seeking Leave to Appeal a Statutory Tribunal Decision: What Principles Apply?

By: Shaun Fluker and Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: Seeking Leave to Appeal a Statutory Tribunal Decision: What Principles Apply? Case Commented On: Bokenfohr v Pembina Pipeline Corporation, 2017 ABCA 40 (CanLII) Statutory provisions which provide for an appeal from a statutory … Continue reading

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The Alberta Energy Regulator in the Post-Information World: Best-in-Class?

By: Shaun Fluker and Sharon Mascher PDF Version: The Alberta Energy Regulator in the Post-Information World: Best-in-Class? Statement Commented On: Alberta Energy Regulator Public Statement 2017-01-13 As readers will know, on Friday January 13, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada released … Continue reading

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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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