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Lawyers Beware: The Court Splits on the Principles to be Applied for Damages for Economic Loss in Recent Professional Negligence Case

Canada - September 1 2018 The Alberta Court of Appeal recently considered economic loss as it relates to a solicitor negligence claim. The matter concerned the transfer of two…

Aboriginal Legal Issues e-Newsletter — May 18, 2017.

Canada - May 18 2017 The Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to the Mikisew Cree First Nation to appeal a December 2016 decision of the Federal Court of Appeal. The…

Brad J. Pierce, Scott Kerwin.

Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Quashes Alberta’s Refusal to Transfer or Sell Subsurface Land Rights to a First Nation Band

Canada - May 3 2017 ​Added to the growing list of recent court decisions on land claim issues between First Nations and provincial Crowns is the recent Alberta Court of…

Chidinma B. Thompson.

Alberta Utilities Commission Rules on the Scope of Evidence required by First Nations and Métis on Notice of Constitutional Question and the AUC’s Jurisdiction to assess Crown Consultation

Canada - February 22 2017 ​In our previous blog we analyzed two judicial review decisions of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench defining the scope of procedural fairness and…

Chidinma B. Thompson.

Alberta Court of Appeal Certifies National Class Action

Canada - August 17 2016 The Alberta Court of Appeal recently allowed an appeal in Warner v Smith & Nephew Inc., overturning a lower court decision declining to certify a…

John Blair.