wrongful dismissal Archives - LawNow Magazine


Introduction Many Canadians will remember the case of Lynden Dorval, the Edmonton public school teacher, who was fired by his school board for dispensing marks of zero to students who did not do their assignments. Recently the case reached the Alberta Court of Appeal on the question of whether Mr. Dorval should be reinstated to […]


Peter Bowal and Nicole Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta. Nicole Bowal is a student at the Schulich School of Engineering at the University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.

Being Fired: Employment and Identity

Clearing Your Name: Some Basic Rules if You’ve Been Fired for Fraud You’ve just been fired. It’s probably affecting you financially and emotionally to a great degree. Worse yet, your (now former) employer is saying it is “for cause” or “just cause”, possibly because of as serious an accusation as committing fraud or theft against […]


Matt Gordon
Matt Gordon is a student in the faculty of law at the University of Alberta and a member of Pro Bono Students Canada. (2014)

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