Volume 43-2 Nov/Dec 2018
Table of Contents
This is a day many Canadians thought would never come. The use of cannabis is legal in Canada.
(Some Exceptions Apply!)
How Pot Smoking Became Illegal in Canada
Professor Catherine Carstairs
How Marijuana became an illegal substance in Canada is a fascinating story.
The Legalization and Regulation of Cannabis in Canada
Senator Tony Dean
Here is a summary of what Canadians need to know about the new Cannabis Act.
Going to Pot: An Update on Employers and Marijuana Issues in the Workplace
Hugh McPhail Q.C.
There are lots of issues that employers and employees must grapple with as they come to terms with Canada’s new law.
Alberta’s Recreational Cannabis Landscape: An Overview of Restrictions in Housing and Public Spaces
Can you smoke cannabis in your rental accommodation or condo? It’s complicated!
A brief summary of how the various sales and excise taxes will apply to cannabis products.
Tax and the Sharing Economy
Millennials are driving the growth of the sharing economy. Taxes are an important factor for them to consider.
Housing Affordability in Canada: The Vancouver and Toronto Experience
Millennials in Vancouver and Toronto are feeling the pain of record high real estate prices and rents.
Much of the Criticism of Bill C-69 is Demonstrably False
New Resources at CPLEA
Important Concepts in Environmental Law: the Idea of “Sustainable Development “
Resolving Family Law Disputes: Alternatives to Court
Peter Bowal, Joelle Wong and Charles Crossman
One’s Trash May be Police Treasure: R v Patrick
Human Rights Law
The Effects of the Notwithstanding Clause on Human Rights
Law and Literature
The Dog that Didn’t Bark: Forster’s Maurice
Back to the Future on Registered Charities and Political Activities