Table of Contents
- Featured Articles: Defending the Environment
- Special Report: Testing the Limits of Law
- School’s In
Featured Articles: Defending the Environment
The law can be used in many ways to defend the environment, from legislation to lawsuits to citizen action. Knowledge of environmental law is the key.
Greenhouse Gas Roundup: Canadian Climate Law from Sea to Sea
Each Canadian province and the federal government is approaching climate change and the environment in its own way, resulting in a patchwork of laws across the country.
The Right to Water
Nothing is more fundamental to life than water. But around the world and here at home, water is becoming an increasingly scarce commodity.
Ancient Wisdom Matters in a Modern World
John B. H. Edmond
The ancient wisdom of the wayfinders matters in a modern world that struggles with the implications of climate change.
Water Rights and Water Stewardship: What About Aboriginal Peoples?
David K. Laidlaw and Monique Passelac-Ross
Aboriginal peoples see themselves as caretakers of water with responsibilities to preserve water and life. How does this view fit in the modern world?
Special Report: Testing the Limits of Law
Step-parents and Support
The courts will look beyond biological parents to make sure that children are adequately provided for.
Young Offenders in Care
What is society trying to achieve when dealing with young offenders in care? Their circumstances demand careful consideration.
Alberta Child Welfare Legislation Unique with Respect to Permanent Guardianship
Riley D. Gallant
Each province takes a different approach to permanent guardianship of children. This results in some significant differences across the country.
Guardianship Custody and Abuse
Senator Grant Mitchell
Climate Change and Human Rights
The Media and Publication Bans, Was it Negligent or Intentional Harm?, The Right to Defend Property, Grandparents v. Parent, Alberta Company Prevails.
Human Rights Law
Access to Justice: Human Rights and Legal Aid
Deborah R. Hatch
The Duties of Prosecutors
Not-For-Profi t Law
The Best Policy
The tragic death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili reminds us of some important legal lessons
“Green Law” on the ‘Net