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  • Repost from ABlawg: “The Increase of Self-Represented and Vexatious Litigants”November 14, 2018

    This post is an introduction to Jonnette Watson Hamilton’s article “The Increase of Self-Represented and Vexatious Litigants” published on ABlawg: http://ablawg.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Blog_JWH_ATB_v_Hawrysh_Sept_2018.pdf Hamilton’s article describes the new approach Alberta courts have adopte … Read more »

  • Economic Evictions in a Residential TenancyOctober 30, 2018

    Economic Evictions in a Residential Tenancy Case commented on: Oneka Land Company Ltd v Mouyadine Nur, RTDRS Case No. E-18-61728, September 17, 2018, unreported (“Oneka”) The 2014 Court of Queen’s Bench Master’s decision Milner’s Aloha Mobile Home Park (1998) Ltd v Jenkins, 2014 ABQB 229 (CanLII) (“ … Read more »

  • Access to Justice Week Comes to AlbertaOctober 1, 2018

    Planning is underway to hold Alberta’s first ever Access to Justice week from September 29 – October 5, 2019. Alberta will be joining Ontario, Saskatchewan and British Columbia, who each have a week in October dedicated to Access to Justice. The Access to Justice Committee of the Canadian Bar Associ … Read more »

  • What Constitutes Assault in Residential Tenancy Law?September 14, 2018

    The Alberta Residential Tenancies Act (RTA)[1] allows landlords to evict tenants who assault or threaten to assault their landlord or other tenants. But what constitutes assault for the purpose of the RTA? Is it the same as the test for the tort of assault? Or the same as the test for assault under … Read more »

  • Pizza Delivery Drivers: Employees or Independent Contractors? Commentary on Steiner v MNR.July 26, 2018

    Pizza Delivery Drivers: Employees or Independent Contractors? Commentary on Steiner v MNR.  By Michael A. Power with Lydia Potter Pizza delivery is a big business that relies heavily on drivers to transport fresh, piping hot pizzas right to your door. In most cases, delivery drivers use their own ve … Read more »