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Whatever Happened To . . . Can. Aero v. O’Malley

Ethics disqualifies a director or senior officer from usurping for himself or diverting to another person or company with whom or with which he is associated a maturing business opportunity which his company is actively pursuing; he is also precluded from so acting even after his resignation . . . – Can. Aero v. O’Malley,[1974] […]


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

Francisco Etelvir Dantas Filho
Francisco Etelvir Dantas Filho recently graduated with a B.Comm. from the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary (2014).

The Ethics of Corporate Social Responsibility

What is Corporate Social Responsibility, and what is not? Companies engage in corporate social responsibility (CSR) when they confer benefits on the communities located in or near where they work which are neither required by law nor an integral part of their primary, profit-oriented operations. Consider the mining company which offers to build a road […]


Janet Keeping
Janet Keeping is Rule of Law Fellow at the Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership in Calgary, Alberta.

Values, Ethics, and Civil Society

Often, people perceive ethics to be one of two things: an incomprehensible component of philosophy inherited from the Greeks of antiquity OR a strict set of rules set out by one profession or another. I suggest that ethics is part of the collective “we” at a much deeper and more profound level. Several thoughtful writers, […]


Keith Seel
Keith Seel, MA is Director of the Institute for Nonprofit Studies at Mount Royal College in Calgary, Alberta.

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