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For Golfers: A Classic Bailment Case with an Exclusion Clause Issue

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: For Golfers: A Classic Bailment Case with an Exclusion Clause Issue Case Commented On: Bloomer v Connaught Golf Club, 2017 ABPC 105 (CanLII) Bailment is an interesting legal concept because it is ubiquitous and because … Continue reading

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When are Late Payment of Rent Charges in Residential Tenancies Unenforceable?

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: When are Late Payment of Rent Charges in Residential Tenancies Unenforceable? Case Commented On: 416566 Alberta Ltd. v Fothergill, 2017 ABPC 96 (CanLII) This Provincial Court decision by Judge Jerry LeGrandeur, Associate Chief Judge, is … Continue reading

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Alberta Amends the Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service Regulation

By: Amy Matychuk and Jo-Ann Munn Gafuik PDF Version: Alberta Amends the Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service Regulation Legislation Commented On: Residential Tenancy Dispute Resolution Service Regulation, Alta Reg 98/2006 In the Fall of 2016 the Public Interest Law Clinic at … Continue reading

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Punitive Damages and the Residential Tenancies Act

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Punitive Damages and the Residential Tenancies Act Case Commented On: Wilderdijk-Streutker v Zhao, 2017 ABPC 24 (CanLII) Punitive damages are rarely awarded in residential tenancy disputes, but Wilderdijk-Streutker v Zhao is one of those rare … Continue reading

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When is a Lease an Improper Subdivision of Land?

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: When is a Lease an Improper Subdivision of Land? Case Commented On: Paskal Holdings Inc v Loedeman, 2017 ABCA 29 (CanLII) An instrument or a caveat related to an instrument “that has the effect or … Continue reading

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