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New Changes To The Northwest Territories' Human Rights Act
Big changes are coming to the NWT's Human Rights Act that will impact the way human rights complaints are handled in the NWT.
Canada
9 Aug 2019
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The Path To An Appeal Of An Arbitration Award May Not Be So Straightforward
It is a relatively straight forward and well understood concept that at the outset of parties entering into a contract for services, they may choose to have any dispute that arises to be dealt with by alternative dispute...
Canada
8 Jul 2019
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Court Upholds Just Cause Termination For Nurse Who Bites
In what is one of the last Alberta labour arbitration awards to be judicially reviewed by the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench (the "Court"), the just cause dismissal of a nurse for biting a patient was upheld.
Canada
27 Mar 2019
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Streamlining Contractual Disputes With An Expert
Palpable errors are those which are so obvious that they can easily been seen or known; readily or plainly seen.
Canada
13 Feb 2019
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Confirms Court May Render An Arbitration Clause Invalid In Order To Protect The Weaker Contracting Party
Canadian Courts have consistently held that arbitration clauses are to be given a large and liberal interpretation.
Canada
11 Feb 2019
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Alberta Labour Relations Board Takes Over Employment Standards Appeals
Until now, appeals of orders under the Employment Standards Code were heard by Provincial Court judges.
Canada
8 Nov 2018
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New Labour Relations Board Vice-Chair Appointments
By Order in Council dated October 24, 2018, the Alberta Labour Relations Board has made the following appointments and reappointments, all for 3-year terms
Canada
30 Oct 2018
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Random Testing Gets New Life
On September 28th, the Alberta Court of Appeal issued its long-awaited decision in the Unifor challenge to the Suncor random alcohol and drug testing program.
Canada
11 Oct 2017
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A Guide To Arbitration Clauses
In the face of rising litigation costs and what can frequently turn into lengthy disputes, arbitration clauses are becoming increasingly common in construction contracts.
Canada
24 Nov 2015
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Settlement Finally Reached In Coopers & Lybrand Litigation
On July 15, 2015, the Ontario court granted an Order approving settlement of the Castor Holdings litigation.
Canada
31 Jul 2015
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Arbitration Clauses And Lien Rights
Lien rights can't be enforced through arbitration, but many construction contracts provide for mandatory arbitration.
Canada
21 Jul 2015
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Informal Settlement Offers And Costs
The Alberta Court of Appeal decision of Chisholm v Lindsay ("Chisholm") released last month was expected to reconsider an earlier Court of Appeal decision (Mahe v Boulianne ("Mahe"))...
Canada
8 Jun 2015
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Environmental Privacy
On February 19, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada declined to hear an appeal challenging a finding that settlement agreements reached through the Environmental Appeals Board's mediation process are privileged.
Canada
26 Feb 2015
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Further Hurdles In The Ability To Schedule
The Court of Queen’s Bench has recently issued a Notice to the Profession regarding Judicial Dispute Resolution in Calgary and Edmonton.
Canada
9 Jun 2014
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Supreme Court Of Canada Reinforces The Need To Promote Pre-Trial Settlements
In a unanimous decision in Sable Offshore Energy Inc. v. Ameron International Corp., 2013 SCC 37, the Supreme Court of Canada reinforced the need to protect settlement negotiations from being disclosed and encouraged parties to settle cases rather than proceed to trial.
Canada
7 Mar 2014
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Arbitrating Essential Terms Of A Construction Contract
The popularity of non-traditional dispute resolution mechanisms is on the rise in Alberta.
Canada
18 Jul 2013
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Court Suspends Enforcement Of Mandatory ADR Rules
On February 12, 2013, the Court of Queen’s Bench released a memorandum announcing that it will not enforce the mandatory dispute resolution Rules.
Canada
8 Apr 2013
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Court Suspends Enforcement Of Mandatory ADR Rules
On February 12, 2013, the Court of Queen’s Bench released a memorandum announcing that it will not enforce the Mandatory Dispute Resolution Rules "until such time as the judicial complement of the Court and other resources permit reinstatement."
Canada
26 Feb 2013
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Benefits Of "Pierringer Agreements" Diluted By Ontario Superior Court Of Justice
A Pierringer Agreement, sometimes called a "Proportionate Share Settlement Agreement", is often used in multi-party litigation when one or more Defendants resolve their dispute with the Plaintiff or Plaintiffs.
Canada
28 Jan 2013
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