Category Archives: Constitutional

Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Introduces the Accelerated Habeas Corpus Review Procedure

By: Amy Matychuk PDF Version: Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Introduces the Accelerated Habeas Corpus Review Procedure Case Commented On: Latham v Her Majesty the Queen, 2018 ABQB 69 (CanLII) In an attempt to address the proliferation of habeas corpus applications from … Continue reading

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TMX v Burnaby: When Do Delays by a Municipal (or Provincial) Permitting Authority Trigger Paramountcy and Interjurisdictional Immunity?

By: Nigel Bankes and Martin Olszynski PDF Version: TMX v Burnaby: When Do Delays by a Municipal (or Provincial) Permitting Authority Trigger Paramountcy and Interjurisdictional Immunity? Decision Commented On: National Energy Board, Reasons for Decision (18 January 2018) in support of … Continue reading

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R v EJB: Another Unconstitutional Mandatory Minimum Sentence

By: Daphne Wang PDF Version: R v EJB: Another Unconstitutional Mandatory Minimum Sentence Case Commented On: R v EJB, 2017 ABQB 726 (CanLII) In a previous post, Professor Erin Sheley commented that R v Nur, 2015 SCC 15 (CanLII), may have started … Continue reading

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Yet Another Development in the Saga of Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Suncor

By: Linda McKay-Panos PDF Version: Yet Another Development in the Saga of Random Drug and Alcohol Testing at Suncor Case Commented On: Unifor, Local 707A v Suncor Energy Inc, 2017 ABQB 752 (CanLII) Recently, the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench (per … Continue reading

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Ktunaxa Nation: On the “Spiritual Focal Point of Worship” Test

By: Howard Kislowicz and Senwung Luk PDF Version: Ktunaxa Nation: On the “Spiritual Focal Point of Worship” Test Case Commented On: Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations), 2017 SCC 54 (CanLII) On 2 November 2017, the … Continue reading

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