Category Archives: Appellate Practice

Jurisdictional Matters Concerning Environmental Protection Orders Under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Jurisdictional Matters Concerning Environmental Protection Orders Under the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act Case Commented On: Director (EAP) v Alberta (Provincial Court), 2017 ABQB 3 (CanLII) During April and May of 2010 a significant gasoline spill … Continue reading

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What is the Test for Leave to Appeal from the Decision of a Regulatory Tribunal in Alberta?

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: What is the Test for Leave to Appeal from the Decision of a Regulatory Tribunal in Alberta? Case commented on: Judd v Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board, 2014 ABCA 41 The provincial legislature has chosen … Continue reading

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The perils of selling the same property twice (with an aside on styles of appellate decision-making)

Case considered: Castledowns Law Office Management Ltd. v. FastTrack Technologies Inc., 2009 ABCA 148 PDF version: The perils of selling the same property twice (with an aside on styles of appellate decision-making) This was a dispute between two purchasers of … Continue reading

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2009 Commonwealth Moot – Reflections from the Canadian Team

This year the University of Calgary Gale Cup Team had the honour of representing Canada at the 2009 Commonwealth Moot Competition in Hong Kong. The Commonwealth Moot Competition is held biennially in conjunction with the Commonwealth Law Conference. Each Commonwealth … Continue reading

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Sentencing in Sexual Assault Cases – Whither Appellate Guidance?

Cases considered: R. v. Jefferson, 2008 ABCA 365; R. v. C.H.L., 2008 ABCA 366. PDF Version: Sentencing in Sexual Assault Cases – Whither Appellate Guidance? In two decisions released on back to back days in early November, the Alberta Court … Continue reading

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