Doug Christie defended Holocaust deniers, war criminals and Nazi sympathizers Supporters called Victoria lawyer Doug Christie a staunch defender of free speech while detractors criticized his legal defence of people charged with hate crimes. Doug Christie died in hospital on Monday night at the age of 66. His wife, Keltie Zubko, told The Canadian Press her husband, [...]
Family Law Act replaces outdated law, focuses on children’s wellbeing The Family Law Act sits atop a list of the top laws of 2012 according to the Ministry of Justice. The act replaced the outdated Family Relations Act which hadn’t seen a major amendment for more than three decades. The new law comes into effect [...]
Property rights advocate ready to take his duties very seriously By Srini Vasan Property rights are of fundamental importance to Albertans and a core element to a free society, says Property Rights Advocate Lee Cutforth . In an exclusive interview Beacon News, he reiterated that he will take his duties “very seriously” and looks forward [...]
Lawyers sit on the same arbitration panels, act as both arbitrators and counsels and call on each other as witnesses in cases Troy Media – by Doug Firby In an age of ever-more-open trade, it’s inevitable there will be some feuds between governments over complex trade agreements. It’s become the new world economic order, with [...]
Troy Media – by Norman Leach The scene is iconic. The good guy (usually an American but substitute Canadian, Australian or British) races across a foreign city with the local police (or military) in hard pursuit. Just as the good guy is about to get caught or shot – or both – he squeaks his [...]
The government of Alberta has updated the province’s family law statutes. Effective August 1, Albertans will have less trouble establishing parentage of children born through assisted human reproduction and addressing guardianship.