Peter Bowal

About Peter Bowal

Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.

Bad Behaviour 2.0: Part 2 – Employees Getting Away With . . .

Introduction We looked through the judicial and arbitral decisions and found ten more random instances of appalling employee behaviour that Canadian courts and arbitrators excused. The first five cases can be found in Part 1 of this article. In these cases, the employer fired the employee, but the court or arbitrator found no legal basis […]

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Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal

Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.

 

Lindsay Thorburn

Lindsay Thorburn is an MBA student at the Haskayne School of Business.

 

Stinchcombe and Crown Disclosure of Criminal Evidence

The Crown has a legal duty to disclose all relevant information to the defence. The fruits of the investigation which are in its possession are not the property of the Crown for use in securing a conviction but the property of the public to be used to ensure that justice is done. R. v. Stinchcombe […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal

Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.

 

Thomas D. Brierton

Thomas D. Brierton is an Associate Professor at the Eberhardt School of Business at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

 

Viewpoint 42-2: Elected Municipal Officials Must Be Careful About Conflicts of Interest

Introduction At the time we are writing this, the province of Alberta is in election campaign mode for all of its municipal leaders known as mayors, councilors and reeves.  At the same time, the federal Minister of Finance is under the ethical spotlight for how he continues to hold his personal wealth while legislating in […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal

Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.

 

Kyle Meema

Kyle Meema is a law instructor at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT).

 

Bad Behaviour 2.0, Part 1: Employees Getting Away With . . .

We scoured the judicial and arbitral decisions and found ten more random instances of egregious employee behaviour that Canadian courts and arbitrators excused. Since the judge or arbitrator found that the employers had no legal basis to find these employees, employers were hit with damages for wrongful dismissal and court costs.  The employer was successful, […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal

Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.

 

Lindsay Thorburn

Lindsay Thorburn is an MBA student at the Haskayne School of Business.

 

Viewpoint 42-1: Scoring NAFTA: The United States Trounces Canada in Investor-State Disputes

“NAFTA is the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere, but certainly ever signed in this country” (September 26, 2016) “Because NAFTA . . . is perhaps the greatest disaster trade deal in the history of the world.  Not in this country.  It stripped us of manufacturing jobs.  We lost our jobs.  We lost our […]

Authors:

Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal

Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.

 

Ahmed Zaid

Ahmed Zaid is an MBA student at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary.

 


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