Category Archives: Statutory Interpretation

When are Late Payment of Rent Charges in Residential Tenancies Unenforceable?

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: When are Late Payment of Rent Charges in Residential Tenancies Unenforceable? Case Commented On: 416566 Alberta Ltd. v Fothergill, 2017 ABPC 96 (CanLII) This Provincial Court decision by Judge Jerry LeGrandeur, Associate Chief Judge, is … Continue reading

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Claims to Copyright Trumped by Expiration of Statutory Confidentiality Period

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Claims to Copyright Trumped by Expiration of Statutory Confidentiality Period Case Commented On: Geophysical Service Incorporated v EnCana Corporation, 2017 ABCA 125 In reserved reasons, a unanimous Court of Appeal has affirmed Justice Eidsvik’s decision at … Continue reading

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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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No Priority for a Matrimonial Property Certificate of Lis Pendens Sandwiched Between Writs of Enforcement

By: Jonnette Watson Hamilton PDF Version: No Priority for a Matrimonial Property Certificate of Lis Pendens Sandwiched Between Writs of Enforcement Case Commented On: Singh v Mangat, 2016 ABQB 349 (CanLII) The issue in Singh v Mangat was one of priority: … Continue reading

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Throwing the Dog a Bone: A Historical and Policy Critique of the Supreme Court’s Bestiality Ruling

By: Joshua Sealy-Harrington and Evan Choate PDF version: Throwing the Dog a Bone: A Historical and Policy Critique of the Supreme Court’s Bestiality Ruling Case Commented On: R v DLW, 2016 SCC 22 (CanLII) In R v DLW, 2016 SCC 22 … Continue reading

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