Jessica Steingard, Author at LawNow Magazine
Jessica Steingard

About Jessica Steingard

Jessica Steingard, BCom, JD, is a staff lawyer at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.

YOUTH & THE LAW | But Do I Have To Go To School?: Education laws in Alberta

COVID-19 has changed everything! One of the biggest changes for youth? School buildings are closed. But school has not been cancelled! It has simply moved online. So just in case you’ve forgotten how to ‘do school’, this column focuses on the laws about school in Alberta. The Education Act sets out the law for all […]

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Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard, BCom, JD, is a staff lawyer at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 

BENCHPRESS | Rock-Paper-Scissors Debts, Napkin Wills & Injured Skiers

Rock-Paper-Scissors Debt Cancelled Primeau c. Hooper, 2020 QCCA 576 Mr. Hooper lost a set of three games of rock-paper-scissors to Mr. Primeau in January 2011. The wager? $517,000 – $258,500 carried over from a previous debt on a quits or doubles bet. Mr. Hooper signed a mortgage from Mr. Primeau to represent the debt. The […]

Authors:

Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard, BCom, JD, is a staff lawyer at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 

44-5: Volunteers & the Law

Volume 44-5  May/June 2020 Table of Contents Feature Articles: Volunteers & the Law Special Report: Copyright Departments Columns In the midst of this COVID-19 global pandemic, volunteers are stepping up more than ever to provide countless hours of manpower to various organizations. This issue of LawNow looks at the interaction of volunteers and the law. […]

Authors:

Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard, BCom, JD, is a staff lawyer at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 

EMPLOYMENT | COVID-19: Temporary changes to Alberta’s Employment Standards Code

COVID-19 has impacted every aspect of people’s lives in Alberta, across Canada and around the world. Governments have scrambled to approve stimulus packages, update public health orders, and change laws to respond to this new disease. Alberta declared a public health emergency under the Public Health Act on March 17, 2020. Doing so gives the […]

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Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard, BCom, JD, is a staff lawyer at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 

Canada’s Carbon Tax Laws: Where are we now?

On June 21, 2018, Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the Act) came into effect. Part 1 of the Act imposes a surcharge on fuels such as gasoline, fuel oil, propane, kerosene and methanol. Distributors of the fuel pay the surcharge though the cost would likely be passed down to consumers. Part 2 of the […]

Authors:

Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard
Jessica Steingard, BCom, JD, is a staff lawyer at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.
 


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