Program Papers

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  • An Overview of Receiverships

    $75.00

    This paper canvasses some of the fundamentals of receiverships, including the common law and statutory sources of receiverships, the differences between a privately-appointed receiver and a court appointed receiver, and the role of receivers. The author also looks at the rights of certain stakeholders in a receivership, such as landlords and unpaid suppliers, before concluding with some tips and tools for practitioners acting as counsel to one of the various stakeholders in a receivership.

    Added bonus: Bankruptcy 101 Glossary of terms by Craig McMahon, Field LLP, providing an alphabetical list of typical bankruptcy-related terms and a concise explanation of each.

    This paper was presented at the Bankruptcy Seminar in January, 2014.

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  • Appeal Mechanisms in Alberta’s Environmental Legislation

    $45.00

    This paper examines the appeal mechanisms in Alberta’s environmental legislation, including the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, the Water Act, and the Public Lands Act. It discusses the elements to the appeal process, such as: the parties, public notices, statements of concern, notices of appeal, mediations, hearings, and costs.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Environmental Law: Key Strategies for Everyday Practice program in Edmonton on October 17, 2018 and in Calgary on October 24, 2018.

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  • Appellate Judgments and Costs

    $45.00

    This paper deals with two topics that often arise at the end of an appeal: the drafting of the judgment resulting from the decision, and the costs consequences of the appeal.  With Rules references and relevant case law, this paper is a helpful guide. A bonus paper offering Practical Tips for Order and Judgments is attached.

    You can also access this paper by purchasing the seminar on demand. Seminars on demand allow you to stream video recordings of seminar speakers and download papers as PDFs.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Court of Appeal Practice seminar in October, 2015.

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  • Attracting and Retaining Employees in a Law Firm Environment

    $35.00
    This short paper describes some fundamental ways to attract and retain good people in a law firm.  Pointers relate to issues like the questions to be asked in an interview, the appropriate number of interviews involved in the hiring process, timing in making an offer. The author also provides tips for after hiring, including how to create an environment of inclusion and accommodation and how to foster good communication.
     
    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Law and Practice Update seminar in November, 2014.
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  • Bankruptcy and Insolvency Fundamentals Program Materials

    This program reviews fundamental principles and practices in bankruptcy and insolvency law. It explores enforcement and protection mechanisms, examines practical strategies for advising clients, provides tips for working with trustees, and discusses mechanisms to maximize recovery in bankruptcy or insolvency matters.

  • Bedford, Substantive Rationality, and Participatory Democracy

    $45.00

    Details: This paper focuses on the constitutional doctrine at work in Canada (Attorney General) v Bedford. Following an overview of the Bedford decision and a brief discussion of the threshold issues of “security of the person” and “legislative causation”,
    the author offers a theory of fundamental justice, before providing an account of the constitutional principles against arbitrariness, overbreadth, and gross disproportionality. This paper concludes with some reflections on the possible revitalization of s 1 of the Charter in s 7 cases.

    This paper was presented at the Constitutional Law Symposium in October 2014.

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  • Canada 150 — Constitutional Law Symposium Program Materials

    To commemorate Canada 150, this symposium focuses on current issues and future trends in constitutional law. Topics discussed include the division of powers, fundamental freedoms, and human rights. Emerging issues in environmental, criminal, and other areas of law are also highlighted.

  • Canadian Obscenity Law 20 Years after Butler: the Mainstreaming of Violent Pornography

    $55.00

    This paper considers the courts’ application of R. v. Butler in the twenty years since the Supreme Court handed it down. In particular, the author reviews the post-Butler pornography prosecutions with a view to answering the question of whether the predictions of Butler critics have been borne out.

    This paper was presented at the Constitutional Symposium seminar held in October 2013.

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  • Cannabis Retail Overview (Alberta)

    $45.00

    This paper provides a general overview of Bill 26, Canada’s legalization of marijuana legislation, with a particular focus on the retail-related provisions. It also considers how these provisions will likely be affected and clarified by regulation amendments and policies from the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Legalization of Marijuana program in Edmonton on May 17, 2018 and in Calgary on May 24, 2018.

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  • Cannabis: Challenges in Multi-Unit Housing

    $45.00

    This paper examines challenges facing landlords and condominium corporations following the legalization of cannabis. It considers the legislative framework of the Residential Tenancies Act and the Condominium Property Act, and then discusses considerations for implementing and enforcing a prohibition of cannabis in rental units and condominiums.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Pot Topics: Legalization of Cannabis program in Calgary on November 16, 2018 and in Edmonton on November 22, 2018.

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  • Case Study: Pre-Trial Application Considerations in Sexual Assault Cases

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    This paper provides a case study approach to pre-trial considerations in sexual assault cases. It begins with a short factual scenario that is then used as the framework to discuss key pre-trial considerations. It discusses the following cases: R v O’Connor, R v Mills, R v McNeil, and R v Quesnelle. It also reviews the two-stage test for ordering the production of documents.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Criminal Procedure Fundamentals program in Calgary on September 21, 2018 and in Edmonton on September 28, 2018.

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  • Chambers and Practice Applications before the Court of Appeal

    $65.00

    This paper provides valuable advice for anyone making an application to the Court of Appeal, including strategies. The author also reviews the application procedure under the Rules, and discusses the availability of case management officers as a resource, timing issues, application format and accompanying materials, issues on panel size, and details on specific applications.  Attachments include a separate paper on Applications for Permission to Appeal, prepared by the Hon. J.E.L. Cote.

    You can also access this paper by purchasing the seminar on demand. Seminars on demand allow you to stream video recordings of seminar speakers and download papers as PDFs.

    This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Court of Appeal Practice seminar in October, 2015.

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