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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 Full PDF of this issue 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 […]

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 […]

Authors:

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.
 

BENCHPRESS | Challenges to the Constitution, Canada Labour Code and an insurance policy

Constitutional Challenge: Third parties can profit from sex work R v Anwar, 2020 ONCJ 103 Hamad Anwar and Tiffany Harvey were charged for running an escort service in London, O.N. They employed several adult women, providing vacation time and benefits. Specifically, they were charged with offences under the following Criminal Code provisions: 286.2(1) (receiving a […]

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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