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Unpaid Internships: The Views of a Survivor!

Last week a Craigslist post made the rounds of my social circle in Vancouver. It advertised an exciting opportunity for a peppy, earnest young person to become a “Barista Intern”, to learn to handle, and I quote, “thirst and hunger requirements.” Needless to say, it was torn apart and taken down not long after. It […]


Grady Mitchell
Grady Mitchell is a freelance writer and photographer living in Vancouver, BC.

Copyright in the Classroom

Copyright, a category of intangible proprietary rights, has always been an important consideration in the delivery of Canadian primary and secondary education (“K – 12”). This is because K – 12 educators and students make up two prominent groups of copyright users – those who use the property of copyright owners for educational purposes. But […]


Samantha Kernahan
Samantha Kernahan is a lawyer with McLennan Ross LLP in Edmonton, Alberta.

Bench Press: Special Needs; Special Education

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that a British Columbia school district discriminated against a dyslectic student when it did not provide the remedial help he needed at his public school. The child ended up in private school, at great expense to his parents. The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal found that the boy had […]


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

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