Category Archives: Provincial Court

Residential Tenancy Agreements, Options to Purchase, In Terrorem Clauses, and Relief from Forfeiture

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton  PDF Version: Residential Tenancy Agreements, Options to Purchase, In Terrorem Clauses, and Relief from Forfeiture Case Commented On: Dreamworks Ventures Ltd v Dye, 2017 ABPC 20 (CanLII) This residential tenancy case, arising in the context of a … Continue reading

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Street v Mountford Applied to Decide: A Residential Tenancy Agreement or a Licence?

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: Street v Mountford Applied to Decide: A Residential Tenancy Agreement or a Licence? Case Commented On: Singh v RJB Developments Inc., 2016 ABPC 305 (CanLII) This Provincial Court decision by Judge Jerry LeGrandeur, Associate Chief … Continue reading

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You Can’t Rely on a Motor Vehicle’s Mechanical Fitness Assessment

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: You Can’t Rely on a Motor Vehicle’s Mechanical Fitness Assessment Case Commented On: R v 954355 Alberta Inc (The Fast Lane), 2016 ABPC 229 (CanLII) The Fast Lane, a used car dealership in Calgary, was … Continue reading

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The Saga of the Intoxication Defence Continues: Desjarlais and its Application to Uttering Threats

By: Dylan Finlay PDF Version: The Saga of the Intoxication Defence Continues: Desjarlais and its Application to Uttering Threats Case Commented On: R v Desjarlais, 2016 ABPC 182 (CanLII) The defence of voluntary intoxication holds an awkward place in Canadian criminal … Continue reading

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Statutory Interpretation and the Traffic Safety Act

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Statutory Interpretation and the Traffic Safety Act Case Commented On: R v Kirollos, 2015 ABQB 474 Anyone who drives a vehicle in Alberta knows the law requires the vehicle be registered and insured. The two … Continue reading

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