Owen Le Blanc, Author at LawNow Magazine

About Owen Le Blanc

Owen Leblanc is a law student at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. This article was produced as a project in the Pro Bono Students Canada program.

Self-Represented Litigants have Mountains to Climb

Self-represented litigants present a host of challenges to some of the core assumptions of the legal system. Here are three of the most significant issues. Access to Justice The right to a fair trial is a principle of fundamental justice in Canada. If the unrepresented litigant is a lay person, this right to a fair […]

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Owen Le Blanc
Owen Leblanc is a law student at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. This article was produced as a project in the Pro Bono Students Canada program.
 

Representing Yourself at the Tax Court

The Tax Court of Canada has gone to some lengths to make information available for self-represented taxpayers who want to appeal a tax decision.  The website of the Court prominently displays a tab for Self-represented litigants.  Under the tab there is a wealth of information about forms, procedures and the Court itself.  This information can […]

Authors:

Owen Le Blanc
Owen Leblanc is a law student at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. This article was produced as a project in the Pro Bono Students Canada program.
 

Canadian Unions: From Repression and Resistance to the Right to Strike

The history of Canadian unions is a long and storied one. The Canadian labour movement of the  past was a fusion of many disparate groups, often at odds with one another. For many years, the law was inhospitable to unions, with the balance tilted in favour of employers and government. Since the mid-twentieth century, trade […]

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Paul Maas
Paul Maas is a law student at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. This article was produced as a project in the Pro Bono Students Canada program.
 

Owen Le Blanc
Owen Leblanc is a law student at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. This article was produced as a project in the Pro Bono Students Canada program.
 


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