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HTMLCanada Labour Code Does not Grant Non-Unionized Employees a "Right to the Job"
Joël Michaud; Field Law;
Legal Alert/Article
August 10, 2015, previously published on July 8, 2015
In Wilson v. Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, 2015 FCA 17 ("Wilson"), the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) made a game-changing decision when they unanimously found that without-cause dismissals of non-unionized employees are permissible under Part III of the Canada Labour Code (the...

 

HTMLOne Number to Rule Them All: The New Common Business Number Act
Jessica Robertshaw; Field Law;
Legal Alert/Article
August 10, 2015, previously published on July 9, 2015
On April 30, 2015, Bill 12: the Common Business Number Act (the “Act”) came into force in Alberta. The Act created the authority for Alberta to adopt the Canada Revenue Agency’s (“CRA”) Business Number system (“BN”). The BN is a numbering system that...

 

HTMLQuestion Everything...Except the Witness - Tips on Maintaining Impartiality From R. v. Crawford, 2015 ABCA 175
Kimberly Precht, Gregory Sim; Field Law;
Legal Alert/Article
August 10, 2015, previously published on July 9, 2015
On a frigid January night, Mr. Crawford was along for the ride when one of his companions—fuelled by alcohol and jealous suspicion, and armed with a completely ineffectual pellet gun—decided to steal a vehicle. Mr. Crawford was convicted of theft of an automobile and being a party to a...

 

HTMLWritten Reasons in Administrative Decisions
Field Law;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015
Fashoranti v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia, 2015 NSCA 25, dismissing an appeal from the disciplinary committee’s finding that a physician committed unprofessional conduct.

 

HTMLEquivalency of Registration Requirements
Lily Nguyen; Field Law;
Legal Alert/Article
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015
Registrar of the Association of Professional Engineering of Ontario v. Gurpersaud, 2015 ONSC 804 (Ont. Div Ct), dismissing an appeal by the Registrar of the Registration Committee’s decision to issue a licence to practice.

 

HTMLMerely a Witness? The Uncertain Rights of a Complainant in Disciplinary Proceedings
Katrina Haymond, Jason Kully; Field Law;
Legal Alert/Article
June 23, 2015, previously published on June 9, 2015
Is the law surrounding the rights of complainants in disciplinary proceedings sufficiently settled so as to allow for a Court to dismiss the complainants’ application for judicial review without a full hearing on the merits? That is the question that the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench...

 

HTML"Full and final settlement of any and all claims" - not so, says the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal
Kelsey Dick; Field Law;
Legal Alert/Article
May 25, 2015, previously published on April 29, 2015
The Alberta Human Rights Tribunal (“Tribunal”) released a decision this month that considered whether the terms of a Release Agreement constituted a valid and enforceable settlement of an employee’s allegations of human rights discrimination arising from employment.

 

HTMLCompeting After Employment (Part One)
Richard Stobbe; Field Law;
Legal Alert/Article
April 27, 2015, previously published on April 16, 2015
A key employee departs. The employer, worried that confidential information has leaked out of the company, scrambles to respond. After a frenzied period of preparation, the employer starts a lawsuit and seeks an injunction against the ex-employee.

 

HTMLDrilling Down: Oil Prices and Innovation
Timothy C. Bailey; Field Law;
Legal Alert/Article
April 27, 2015, previously published on April 16, 2015
Some economists have recently predicted that it not be until the third fiscal quarter 2015 that oil prices may begin to stabilize (for example, see ATB Financial’s Alberta Economic Outlook Q2 2015, published March 31, 2015). ATB Financial predicts, however, that the price stability will begin...

 

HTMLTexas Justice Provides an Evidence Solution
Neil Kathol; Field Law;
Legal Alert/Article
April 27, 2015, previously published on April 16, 2015
Have you ever been in a situation where you have reliable information that an organization has infringed your intellectual property rights, but you do not have actual “evidence” in-hand? This article discusses a procedure under the District Court Rules of Texas which addresses this...

 


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