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The Evolution of the War Measures Act

The Evolution of the War Measures Act

"We are living in extraordinary times," opined Anglin J in Re Gray (1918) 57 SCR 150, "which necessitate the taking of extraordinary measures." It was 1918, the final year of the First World War, and … [Read More...]

Updated Rules Protect Albertans from Disaster

Updated Rules Protect Albertans from Disaster

The Emergency Management Amendment Act is now in effect, providing communities with an easy reference as they develop and refine their emergency management plans and programs. “We have all seen the … [Read More...]

The Emergency Medical Aid Act and Emergency Situations

The Emergency Medical Aid Act and Emergency Situations

The New Testament story of the Good Samaritan is familiar to most people with even a basic knowledge of Christian teachings. Briefly, Jesus is reputed to have been asked “who is my neighbour?” In … [Read More...]

Liability of Volunteers in Natural Disaster Emergencies

Liability of Volunteers in Natural Disaster Emergencies

 Introduction Alberta has recently suffered several sudden, prominent, ruinous natural calamities: the 2012 wildfires in Slave Lake, the 2013 flood in southern Alberta, and the 2016 wildfire in Fort … [Read More...]


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