Volume 40-4 Mar / Apr 2016
Table of Contents
Unleashing the Environmental Power of Municipalities
Brenda Heenan Powell
A new Municipal Government Act for Alberta could substantially boost the powers of municipalities to protect the environment.
Municipalities Leading the Way on Environmentalism
All across Canada, municipalities are using the Municipal Green Fund to make a difference to the environment.
In Praise of Urban Forests
Provincial laws make it possible for cities to build communities with trees.
Common Neighbourhood Disputes and Resolutions
Neighbours should always talk first and complain to City Hall if that fails.
The Municipal Government Board
Learn the difference between LARBs and CARBs as we walk you through the most powerful of municipal boards.
Era of Reconciliation: A Sacred Relationship
The Truth and Reconciliation Report stresses what we have long known: we are all in this together.
The Indian Residential Schools: A Chronology
The chronology of the residential schools spans centuries and generations.
Truth and Reconciliation is Canada’s Last Chance to Get it Right
John Ralston Saul
Canada’s Indigenous peoples have been patient: now we must act.
Calls to Action: The Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report
The Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report made 94 recommendations. They will require action from multiple levels of government, institutions and even the Pope!
- Gonzo Language!
- Representative Juries
- A Tough Spot
- Physician-Assisted Suicide
Landlord and Tenant Law
Shared Accommodation Problems: What Can a Tenant Do?
Dealing with Pets After Separation: Part 1
Human Rights Law
The Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Sets the Stage for First Nations’ Discrimination Cases.
Peter Bowal and Nicole Bowal
Sometimes, Re-instating an Employee is in No one’s Best Interests.
Making a Mockery of the Justice System
Law and Literature
The Best We Can Do: A Famous British Trial as Chronicled by a Murder Mystery Writer.
Peter Bowal and Aleksandar Gvozdenovic
Scandalous Criminal Allegations: The Miazga Case