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Mar/Apr Issue of LawNow: Vulnerable Children

Featured Articles: Vulnerable Children

All children are vulnerable; we know that. But some children face greater challenges than others, and the law can help these especially vulnerable little ones. 186 more words

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Bench Press: New Duty of Honest Performance

The Supreme Court of Canada issued an interesting decision recently in the area of contract law.  It began by stating: “Canadian common law in relation to good faith performance of contracts is piecemeal, unsettled and unclear.” Clearly, this was an unsatisfactory state of affairs that the Court was determined to remedy. 150 more words

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Bench Press: Seven Seconds, $27 Million

A Quebec man had his hopes and his fortune dashed when the Supreme Court of Canada decided recently to dismiss his application for leave to appeal a decision of the Quebec Court of Appeal.  130 more words

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Bench Press: Tragic Tale of Two Girls

Two young aboriginal girls both had been diagnosed with the same type of aggressive cancer and both were receiving chemotherapy for their illness.  In both cases, their mothers decided to withdraw their children from conventional cancer treatment and pursue aboriginal healing methods.  331 more words

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January/February Issue of LawNow: Workplace Woes

Featured Articles: Workplace Woes

Some days at work you might feel like you are surrounded by alligators.  Employment law can help you out of the swamp. 153 more words

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Abuse and the Law in Alberta: New Website

Information about the law is incredibly important for victims of abuse that are thinking about leaving their partner.  The Centre for Public Legal Education (CPLEA) has a long… 142 more words

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Bench Press: Estranged Father and Daughter

An Edmonton father and daughter had not had any face-to-face communication since 2010.  The father was paying child support of $1054.00 per month. He asked the court to terminate or reduce his support obligation since she turned 18 on the grounds that he had no proof that she had attended elective upgrading courses in 2013 and was actively enrolled in university in 2014. 271 more words

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