Category Archives: Provincial Court

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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Provincial Court Small Claims Appeals: When is an appeal by way of trial de novo appropriate?

Cases Considered: Rezources Inc. v. Gift Lake Development Corp., 2008 ABQB 254 PDF Version:  Provincial Court Small Claims Appeals: When is an appeal by way of trial de novo appropriate?  Section 51 of the Provincial Court Act, R.S.A. 2000 Ch. … Continue reading

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