Category Archives: Limitations

Recent Developments in Domestic Violence Law and Policy in Alberta

By: Jennifer Koshan PDF Version: Recent Developments in Domestic Violence Law and Policy in Alberta Legislation and Report Commented On: Bill 2, An Act to Remove Barriers for Survivors of Sexual and Domestic Violence; Family Violence Death Review Committee Annual Report … Continue reading

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Co-Owners and Adverse Possession – The Uniqueness of Alberta?

By: Nickie Nikolaou PDF Version: Co-Owners and Adverse Possession – The Uniqueness of Alberta? Case Commented On: Verhulst Estate v Denesik, 2016 ABQB 668 (CanLII) In an earlier post, I concluded that Master Schlosser was correct in finding that a co-owner … Continue reading

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Extending Limitation Periods for Environmental Actions

By: Nickie Nikolaou PDF Version: Extending Limitation Periods for Environmental Actions Case Commented On: Lakeview Village Professional Centre Corporation v Suncor Energy Inc, 2016 ABQB 288 (CanLII) The nature of environmental contamination often requires the bending of usual legal rules. Because … Continue reading

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Limitation Periods and the Subjective Element

PDF version: Limitation Periods and the Subjective Element Case considered: Boyd v Cook, 2013 ABCA 27. As my University of Calgary law professors repeat time after time, a missed limitation date is one of the few things you cannot fix … Continue reading

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When is a Lease Issued “In Lieu” of an Existing Lease?

PDF version: When is a lease issued “in lieu” of an existing lease? Case Commented In: Canadian Natural Resources Limited v Jensen Resources Ltd, 2012 ABQB 786 In the early 1980s the Government of Alberta decided to make a clearer … Continue reading

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