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Enforcement order issued to Balzac water plant

| June 6, 2013 | 0 Comments
Enforcement order issued to Balzac water plant

Enforcement order issued to Balzac water plant over failing to extend licence The Alberta government has issued an enforcement order to Dockman and Associates Ltd. requiring them to take corrective actions to get a new approval to operate a Balzac water plant. Dockman and Associates Ltd. owns and operates the East Airdrie Waterworks System, a […]

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Alberta whistleblower law will take effect June 1

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Alberta whistleblower law will take effect June 1

Alberta whistleblower law aims to improve transparency, says province The Alberta whistleblower law takes effect June 1, which the province says will usher in greater transparency in the public sector. “Our government is leading the way in openness and transparency; setting the ‘gold-standard’ for expense disclosure rules in Canada, opening the doors to government data […]

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Alberta whistleblower law will take effect June 1

| May 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
Alberta whistleblower law will take effect June 1

Alberta whistleblower law aims to improve transparency, says province The Alberta whistleblower law takes effect June 1, which the province says will usher in greater transparency in the public sector. “Our government is leading the way in openness and transparency; setting the ‘gold-standard’ for expense disclosure rules in Canada, opening the doors to government data […]

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Field Law community fund program available for local organizations

| May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments
Field Law community fund program available for local organizations

Field Law community fund program awards between $1,000 to $30,000 Field Law has announced the launch of a community fund program that awards between $1,000 and $30,000 to worthy individuals, initiatives or organizations. “Field Law cares about the communities we work and live in,” said Jim Casey, managing partner at Field Law. “We are eager to go beyond the […]

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Doug Christie, controversial BC lawyer, dies at the age of 66

| March 12, 2013 | 0 Comments
Doug Christie, controversial BC lawyer, dies at the age of 66

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, […]

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Family Law Act named top law in province of 2012

| December 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
Family Law Act named top law in province of 2012

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 […]

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Property rights are of fundamental importance to Albertans

| December 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Property rights are of fundamental importance to Albertans

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 […]

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Investment treaty disputes pay off for select ‘inner mafia’ of law firms

| December 14, 2012 | 0 Comments
Investment treaty disputes pay off for select ‘inner mafia’ of law firms

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 […]

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Formula used to calculate child support discriminatory

| November 27, 2012 | 2 Comments
Formula used to calculate child support discriminatory

Investors-against-states arbitration lawyers ambulance chasers

| November 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Investors-against-states arbitration lawyers ambulance chasers