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Teacher’s Talk LawNow – A Report Card for Canada

LawNow magazine is an incredible resource for teachers. Each issue offers engaging articles about law in language suitable for students. Teachers Talk LawNow is a series of lesson plans for teachers based on these articles.   Social Studies teachers will find many different uses for the article UN’s Universal Periodic Review of Canada – What’s […]


Ryan Day
Ryan Day
Ryan Day is an experienced teacher and was the Youth Program Coordinator at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta (CPLEA). Ryan has developed educational materials for non-profits that work with at risk youth as well as curriculum matched resources for Alberta teachers.

The Lastest News on Prostitution in Canada

Canada’s prostitution laws are once again in the news. On September 21, 2012 the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in the case of Attorney General of Canada v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society,  that the Society had standing to bring a constitutional challenge  to Canadian prostitution laws.  The group claims that provisions […]


Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell is the former Editor and Legal Writer for LawNow at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.

The Tax Court of Canada: An Introduction

While many would share Scarlett O’Hara’s belief that there is never a convenient time for taxes, let alone a convenient time for tax problems, Canadians can take great relief in knowing that there is a convenient forum for resolving most tax problems. Although the Tax Court of Canada is one of Canada’s youngest courts, it […]


Mike Dolson
Michael Dolson is a Partner at Felesky Flynn LLP in Edmonton, Alberta.

Human Trafficking: A Call for Reform

Next to drug trafficking, human trafficking has been described by various international sources as the second most profitable crime in the world. While there is virtually no country that is immune to human trafficking, until recently and following the enactment of the United Nations Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, especially Women […]


John Winterdyk
Prof. John Winterdyk is affiliated with Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta.

Bankruptcy: The End or the Beginning?

This article will be helpful to someone who is trying to deal honestly with overwhelming personal indebtedness and who has a genuine desire to make a fresh start financially. Briefly noted are two of the changes to Canada’s Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA) applicable to individuals since July 7, 2008. The topics are: a slightly […]

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C. J. Shaw, Q.C.
C. J. Shaw, Q.C., LL.M. is a member of the Alberta and Nova Scotia Bars and practises banking and insolvency law with Leon Bickman Brener in Calgary. He teaches Unsecured Creditors’ Remedies and Bankruptcy and Restructuring Law in the Faculty of Law, University of Calgary.

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