Specialized Areas of Law

Specialized Areas of LawUpdates in Law

Updates to Immigration Student Permit Holders

The Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada (“IRCC”) announced a temporary lift on the cap for the number of hours that post-secondary students are allowed to work off-campus during the academic ...
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Real EstateSpecialized Areas of Law

Municipal Law Chaired by Gwendolyn Stewart-Palmer KC

LESA’s upcoming Municipal Law program will be hosted in Edmonton and livestreamed throughout the province. This program is chaired by experienced municipal law lawyer, Gwendolyn Stewart-Palmer KC of Shores Jardine ...
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Civil LitigationSpecialized Areas of Law

Practice Foundations: Judicial Reviews

Focusing on the early years of practice, this program will explore the law of judicial review. It will also delve into mechanics and procedure, including statutory and common law requirements. ...
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Specialized Areas of Law

Human Rights Protections: British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v Schrenk

In 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v. Schrenk.[1] LESA’s upcoming webinar: Human Rights Protections After Schrenk examines how this decision ...
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Specialized Areas of Law

Nuances in Cannabis & Employment Law

Substance addiction is considered a disability under Canadian human rights law and is a protected ground of discrimination.[1] Cannabis usage qualifying as a prima facie substance addiction and disability is ...
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Civil LitigationSpecialized Areas of Law

Human Rights Protections After Schrenk

On December 15, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in British Columbia Human Rights Tribunal v Schrenk. How have decision makers across Canada interpreted and applied Schrenk in the close ...
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Civil LitigationCriminal Law

Updates in Alberta Courts: E-Filing Documents & Revisions to Family Practice

Commencing November 1, 2022, the Court of King’s Bench of Alberta has released updates to email filing procedures and Family Practice Note 4. The Court of King’s Bench Administration began ...
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Business LawCivil Litigation

Now Free of Charge | Notarizing and Commissioning Documents

LESA is excited to offer our on-demand program, “Notarizing and Commissioning Documents,” free of charge to support Alberta’s emerging legal professionals. Even the most routine law office tasks can lead ...
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Specialized Areas of LawVolunteer

New Webinar | Artificial Intelligence and the Practice of Law

Artificial Intelligence is quickly becoming part of our digital infrastructure and is increasingly woven into aspects of daily life, including in the practice of law. AI has the potential to ...
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Civil LitigationSpecialized Areas of Law

The Connection Between CERB Repayments & Employment Law

In 2020, the government implemented the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) plan to assist Canadians coping with employment loss caused by the global pandemic. Now in 2022, many Canadians are ...
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