Category Archives: Constitutional

R v EJB: Another Unconstitutional Mandatory Minimum Sentence

By: Daphne Wang PDF Version: R v EJB: Another Unconstitutional Mandatory Minimum Sentence Case Commented On: R v EJB, 2017 ABQB 726 (CanLII) In a previous post, Professor Erin Sheley commented that R v Nur, 2015 SCC 15 (CanLII), may have started … Continue reading

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Yet Another Development in the Saga of Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Suncor

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Yet Another Development in the Saga of Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Suncor Case Commented On: Unifor, Local 707A v Suncor Energy Inc, 2017 ABQB 752 (CanLII) Recently, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench (per … Continue reading

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Ktunaxa Nation: On the “Spiritual Focal Point of Worship” Test

By: Howard Kislowicz and Senwung Luk PDF Version: Ktunaxa Nation: On the “Spiritual Focal Point of Worship” Test Case Commented On: Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations), 2017 SCC 54 (CanLII) On 2 November 2017, the … Continue reading

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Silencing the Qat’muk Grizzly Bear Spirit

By: David Laidlaw PDF Version: Silencing the Qat’muk Grizzly Bear Spirit Case Commented On: Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations), 2017 SCC 54 (CanLII) In the course of reading the recent decision of the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Reconciling the Application of the Interjurisdictional Immunity Doctrine to Aboriginal Title and Lands Reserved

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Reconciling the Application of the Interjurisdictional Immunity Doctrine to Aboriginal Title and Lands Reserved Case Commented On: McCaleb v Rose, 2017 BCCA 318 (CanLII) It is a challenge to teach the interjurisdictional immunity (IJI) doctrine these … Continue reading

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