Author Archives: Kyle Gardiner

About Kyle Gardiner

Kyle Gardiner is a 2017 Juris Doctor graduate from the University of Calgary Faculty of Law. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts (Psychology) from Mount Royal University. During his law degree, Kyle was a recipient of the Shea Nerland Calnan Research Fellowship in tax law, the Dean Michael Wylie Social Responsibility Award, and the Hon. Cecilia Johnstone Equality Award. He is currently articling with in-house legal counsel at the University of Calgary, with a secondment to McCarthy Tétrault.

How the Canada Child Benefit Affects Separated Parents: The Post-relationship Breakdown Family Unit of Taxation

By: Kyle Gardiner PDF Version: How the Canada Child Benefit Affects Separated Parents: The Post-relationship Breakdown Family Unit of Taxation Matter Commented On: The Liberal Government’s Fall Economic Update, Indexing Canada Child Benefit Payments to Inflation In its fall economic update … Continue reading

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Legal Innovation, Access to Justice, and the University of Calgary’s Family Law Incubator

By: Kyle Gardiner PDF Version: Legal Innovation, Access to Justice, and the University of Calgary’s Family Law Incubator Matter Commented on: The University of Calgary’s Family Law Incubator Family law litigants are increasingly experiencing difficulty with access to justice that compounds … Continue reading

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Flipping DBS: Finding Limits on Retroactive Child Support Variation

By: Kyle Gardiner PDF Version: Flipping DBS: Finding Limits on Retroactive Child Support Variation Case Commented On: CLW v SVW, 2016 ABQB 546, appeal filed. In 2006, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in the case of DBS v SRG, 2 … Continue reading

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Charter Equality Challenges to the Income Tax Act: The Unsuccessful Streak is Strong, 30 Years On

By: Kyle Gardiner PDF Version: Charter Equality Challenges to the Income Tax Act: The Unsuccessful Streak is Strong, 30 Years On Research Commented On: Shea Nerland Law LLP Fellowship Project on Tax Law and Equality, Summer 2016 On 2 May, 2016, … Continue reading

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The Deductibility of Legal Fees Incurred in Child Support Proceedings and Section 15 of the Charter

By: Kyle Gardiner  PDF Version:The Deductibility of Legal Fees Incurred in Child Support Proceedings and Section 15 of the Charter Case commented on: Grenon v. Canada, 2016 FCA 4 (CanLII), leave to appeal dismissed, 2016 CanLII 41074 (SCC) On June … Continue reading

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