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Moral Rights in Canadian Copyright Law

One of the better known copyright lawsuits in Canada surrounds the Michael Snow sculpture of geese attached to the ceiling of the downtown Toronto Eaton Centre. In this case, the Eaton Centre tied red ribbons around the necks of the sixty geese in Flight Stop as a Christmas decoration. The artist, Michael Snow, was not […]

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Lesley Ellen Harris
Lesley Ellen Harris is a copyright lawyer/consultant who works on legal, business, and strategic issues in the publishing, content, entertainment, Internet, and information industries. She is the editor of the print newsletter “The Copyright and New Media Law Newsletter.” If you would like a sample copy of this newsletter, email: [email protected]
 

43-5: How We Make Our Laws

Full PDF of this issue Volume 43-5  May/June 2019 Table of Contents Featured Articles: How We Make Our Laws Special Report: Employment Law Departments Columns       Crafting new laws is a complex and lengthy undertaking. This issue of LawNow looks at how it happens. Featured Articles: How We Make Our Laws The Legislative […]

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Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell is the Acting Editor and Legal Writer for LawNow Magazine at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta. www.cplea.ca
 

Revisiting the Relationship between Parents and Child Protection Agencies in JP v British Columbia

There is an inherent tension in the relationship between parents and child protection agencies. Interactions often occur under the threat of litigation and apprehension. In JP v British Columbia (Children and Family Development),
 2015 BCSC 1216 [JP], Justice Walker of the Supreme Court of British Columbia considered whether child protection agency workers owed a duty of […]

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Long arm of U of A law looking to reach rural Alberta

At some point between birth and death, life calls for at least some legal services. But for rural Albertans, who, like their urban cousins grapple with everything from wills to business deals, vital access to a lawyer isn’t a given. That’s why the University of Alberta Faculty of Law is teamed up in an ongoing collaboration with […]

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Bev Betkowski
Bev Betkowski is a Communications Associate with the Marketing and Communications Department of the University of Alberta.
 

Miss Julie’s Revenge, or Men Who Hate Women, Please Meet Lisbeth Salander

One of the great events of our summer in Edmonton is the Fringe Festival which offers an amazing assortment of acting talent, both local and international. While there is certainly something for everyone amongst the plays and musicals on offer, many are on the zany or surreal side. When I noticed that a serious drama, […]

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Rob Normey
Rob Normey is a lawyer who has practised in Edmonton for many years and is a long-standing member of several human rights organizations.
 


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