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Notice to Articled Students – Requests for Bar Admission Ceremonies at the Court of King’s Bench (2024)

On May 1, 2024, the Court of King’s Bench will begin accepting 2024 bar admission requests. Requests for bar admissions for June, July, and August will not be processed until ...
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New Program Alert | Mediation of Family and Divorce Conflicts (Calgary)

Mediation is increasingly important in the practice of family law. Receive 40 hours of intensive, hands-on skills training in this in-depth, 5-day program. Develop the skills, knowledge, and understanding to ...
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Business LawCivil Litigation

Mental Health Awareness Week: Managing Mental Health as an Early Lawyer

In honour of Mental Health Awareness Week in Canada, the LESA blog spotlights our very own Legal Content Writer, Susan Emam. Susan graduated from the University of Alberta, Faculty of ...
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Business LawSpecialized Areas of Law

Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Decision to Deny Tax Deductions in Abusive Tax Avoidance Case

In Deans Knight Income Corp. v. Canada, the Supreme Court of Canada applied the general anti-avoidance rule (“GAAR”), holding that a transaction may still be deemed abusive tax avoidance if ...
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Official Welcome Ceremony of Honourable Mary T. Moreau

The Supreme Court of Canada will continue its tradition to hold a welcome ceremony for its newest member, the Honourable Mary T. Moreau. Justice Moreau was born in Edmonton and ...
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Business LawCivil Litigation

Expansion to the Alberta Law Libraries Catalogue

The Alberta Law Libraries (“ALL”) have recently expanded their network to include over 165 remotely available texts. ALL is a province-wide network of libraries that promotes informed engagement with the ...
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Business LawCivil Litigation

New Program Alert | How to Use the LESA Library to Benefit Your Practice

Whether you are a current LESA Library subscriber or curious about what the platform has to offer, this webinar has something for you. Join LESA staff to discover how to ...
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New Program Alert | Running Your First Regulatory Hearing

Examine key topics for lawyers to consider when engaged in regulatory litigation matters, including: Key Differences between Regulatory and Court Proceedings Tribunal Rules of Practice versus Alberta Rules of Court ...
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Business LawCivil Litigation

LESA Discounts for New Lawyers & Students

As your partner in the pursuit of legal excellence, we are excited to support you as you begin your career within the Alberta legal profession. We provide innovative and future-focused ...
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Supreme Court of Canada Sides with Alberta Court of Appeal: Impact Assessment Act Declared Unconstitutional

In Reference re Impact Assessment Act, the Supreme Court of Canada assessed the constitutionality of the federal environmental assessment scheme under the Impact Assessment Act (the “IAA”). The Supreme Court ...
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