Peter Bowal, Author at LawNow Magazine
Peter Bowal

About Peter Bowal

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

Who Makes the Law of Work in Canada?

Introduction  Canada is a large country with several levels of government and different law-making authorities.  Constitutionally, Canada is a federal country, which means it is organized under two levels of government: national and provincial.  It is also jointly governed by legislatures and courts.  This article attempts to answer the basic question of who makes the […]

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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.
 

Omar Khadr.1

“That when a government violates a Canadian, any Canadian’s fundamental rights, and allows them to be tortured, there are consequences and we all must pay  . . .  the question is what the Government of Canada did or didn’t do and that as a deterrent, as taking responsibility, and that as actually avoiding what could […]

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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.
 

#MeToo and Wrongful Dismissal

Introduction It is said that everyone has their own #MeToo story.  Indeed that is exactly the message #MeToo seeks to communicate.  I start this column with a story that comes to my mind in this context.  This then leads to the main point of this piece: #MeToo makes for captivating human interest stories and an […]

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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.
 

The Law of Spanking

A person commits an assault when . . .  without the consent of another person, he applies force intentionally to that other person, directly or indirectly . . . Every schoolteacher, parent or person standing in the place of a parent is justified in using force by way of correction toward a pupil or child, […]

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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.
 

Cody Stokowski
Cody Stokowski is in his final year of JD studies at the Bond Law School.
 

Harassment as a New Workplace Safety Issue

Introduction Since harassment is the biggest trending topic related to the workplace, it seems opportune to highlight the harassment provisions in the new Alberta occupational health and safety (“OHS”) legislation, which is known as Bill 30: An Act To Protect The Health And Well-Being Of Working Albertans. Harassment and violence bear some unusual characteristics as […]

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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.
 

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.
 


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