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Neighbour Series Part 4: Shooting Magpies

The television series Friends was an iconic show that, oddly enough, touched on some interesting law-related issues. In season 5 there was an episode where Phoebe and her police-officer boyfriend were rudely awakened by a squawking bird.   376 more words


Bench Press: Vampire Slayer Victim of a “cruel and unforgiving illness.”

Glen Race murdered two Halifax men in 2007. He pled guilty to both charges and then made an application to be found not criminally responsible (NCR). 377 more words


Free Legal Workshop: Your Rights at Work

Learn about your rights in the workplace.

Attend a free legal workshop by the Edmonton Community Legal Centre.

Topics to be covered:

- Minimum Standards… 34 more words


Free Legal Workshops: Immigrating to Canada

Free legal workshops by the Edmonton Community Legal Centre.

Topics to be covered:

- Forms of status in Canada
- How to apply for each status… 36 more words


Elder abuse: Resources that can help

This morning on the news, we heard the sad news of yet another older adult being financially and emotionally abused.

Elder abuse can take various forms, including financial abuse, physical abuse, psychological abuse, medication abuse and neglect. 203 more words


Bench Press: “Ski Buddy” Liability

Mark Kennedy of Colorado died on a heli-skiing expedition when he fell into a tree well.

His widow claimed that he had been paired with a “ski-buddy” who was contractually obliged to stay close to him, keep him in sight and assist or alert guides and other skiers if he saw that his buddy needed help. 171 more words


Free Family Law Presentations

Edmonton Community Legal Centre is providing FREE Family Law Presentations* Thursday evenings in March, April and May.

Led by experienced family law lawyers, topics covered include: 40 more words