Category Archives: Evidence

Observations on the Fact/Opinion Distinction in Expert Opinion Evidence

By: Michael Nesbitt PDF Version: Observations on the Fact/Opinion Distinction in Expert Opinion Evidence Case Commented On: Dow Chemical Canada ULC v Nova Chemicals Corporation, 2015 ABQB 401 (CanLII) This decision of the Court of Queen’s Bench concerns the admissibility … Continue reading

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Some Observations about Evidence in the Electronic Age

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Some Observations about Evidence in the Electronic Age Case Commented On: Kon Construction v Terranova Development, 2015 ABCA 249 This Court of Appeal decision concerns a dispute over the performance of a contract. Terranova retained … Continue reading

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Alberta’s Alcohol-Related Administrative Licence Suspension Regime: The Constitutional Challenge and the Challenge to the Evidence

PDF Version: Alberta’s Alcohol-Related Administrative Licence Suspension Regime: The Constitutional Challenge and the Challenge to the Evidence Case commented on:  Sahaluk v Alberta (Transportation Safety Board), 2013 ABQB 683 Several applicants are challenging the constitutionality of Alberta’s Alcohol-Related Administrative Licence … Continue reading

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A Clarification of Evidentiary Requirements under the Protection Against Family Violence Act

Cases Considered:  J.S. v. D.J.K., 2009 ABQB 426. PDV Version: A Clarification of Evidentiary Requirements under the Protection Against Family Violence Act Justice Donald Lee is a prolific author of judgments posted to the Alberta Courts website, and one of … Continue reading

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Solicitor-Client Privilege in Westra and Wyoming – Artificial Linguistic Pigeonholes and the Inappropriate Prioritization of Truth-Seeking

Cases Considered: Westra Law Office (Re), 2009 ABQB 391 PDF version: Solicitor-Client Privilege in Westra and Wyoming – Artificial Linguistic Pigeonholes and the Inappropriate Prioritization of Truth-Seeking * Brett Code acknowledges the able assistance of John Lawless, a student-at-law at Bennett … Continue reading

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