Category Archives: Municipal Law

Community Consultation Is “Not Mere Window Dressing” in Development Permit Applications

By: Nickie Nikolaou PDF Version: Community Consultation Is “Not Mere Window Dressing” in Development Permit Applications Case Commented On: Thomas v Edmonton (City), 2016 ABCA 57 (CanLII) Disputes between developers of new residential properties and landowners, especially in the context of … Continue reading

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Shades of Grey in the Ride-Sharing World

By: Theresa Yurkewich PDF Version: Shades of Grey in the Ride-Sharing World The past few months have seen a hubbub of debate surrounding Uber, the taxi industry, and whether ride-sharing services are presently incorporated under municipal bylaws, and if not, … Continue reading

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Catch Me If You Can

By: Theresa Yurkewich PDF Version: Catch Me If You Can Case Commented On: R v Sandhu, 2015 ABQB 827 Mr. Sandhu, the respondent and an Uber driver, was charged with operating a business without a license (City of Edmonton, Bylaw … Continue reading

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Everything Must Go!!!

By: Theresa Yurkewich PDF Version: Everything Must Go!!! Case Commented On: Edmonton (City) v Peter, 2015 ABQB 635 It began with an ordinary accumulation of garbage bags. Next, a giant “Yard Sale” sign followed, made on cloth and propped up … Continue reading

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Is there Space for the Homeless in our City’s Parks? A Summary and Brief Commentary of Abbotsford (City) v Shantz

By: Ola Malik and Megan Van Huizen PDF Version: Is there Space for the Homeless in our City’s Parks? A Summary and Brief Commentary of Abbotsford (City) v Shantz Case Commented On: Abbotsford (City) v Shantz, 2015 BCSC 1909 The … Continue reading

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