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October 2017
Times They Are A Changin': Drastic Changes to Alberta's Work Laws Are Upon Us
Seminars
October 2017
Times They Are A Changin’: Drastic Changes to Alberta’s Work Laws Are Upon Us
Field Law Seminar
The provincial governments new Fair and Family-Friendly Workplaces Act has introduced profound changes to Albertas Employment Standards Code and Labour Relations Code. Some changes are already in effect, and some come into effect on January 1, 2018. It...
June 2017
Discussion of the Edmonton School District No. 7 v. Dorval Decision
A discussion of what kind of flexibility do educators have to disagree with administration before it turns into insubordination? Do school educators have academic freedom and if so, how far does it go?
April 2017
Family Status Accommodation: Where Are We Now?
September 18, 2017
Field Law's Litigation Team welcomes Dessa Nguyen
Calgary office gains new lawyer
CALGARY  Field Law is pleased to welcome Dessa Nguyen to the Calgary Litigation Group. Dessas legal practice focusses on financial, commercial and construction litigation. At Field Law, she will offer counsel to clients on professional negligence, l...
August 28, 2017
Maggie Rabinovitz joins Field Law's Calgary Team
Firm expands corporate law and real estate practice
CALGARY  Field Law has welcomed Maggie Rabinovitz to the Field Law office in Calgary. This new addition to the Field Law Calgary team aligns with the Firms commitment to delivering personalized service to our clients. With prior experience at a glob...
August 14, 2017
Field Law welcomes Jennifer Marshall to Business Law Group
Firm welcomes new mergers and acquisition lawyer to its Calgary office
CALGARY  Field Law welcomes Jennifer Marshall to their Calgary office. Jennifer joins the firms Business Law Group as their newest lawyer. Field Law continues its expansion and diversification in key industries including energy and business. Jennife...
October 2017
Field Law brings ideas and energy to Opportunities North 2017
Creating and expanding economic opportunities for northern communities in Canada
As Canadas economy continues to slowly recover from an ongoing global downturn, questions remain about how our country will address longstanding issues of unemployment and a lack of opportunity in our northern communities. As a business in Canadas Nort...
October 2017
Legalized Recreational Marijuana in Alberta - Is Your Workplace Prepared?
The Advisor
October 2017
Field Law Lawyers and Department recognized in Chambers Canada 2018 Guide
Field Law is pleased to announce that it has been listed in the Chambers Canada 2018 guide as having a Highly Regarded Corporate/Commercial Department in Alberta.Additionally, the following lawyers have been ranked: L. Frank Molnar, QC is ranked as...
October 2017
Field Law Lawyers and Department recognized in Chambers Canada 2018 Guide
Field Law is pleased to announce that it has been listed in the Chambers Canada 2018 guide as having a Highly Regarded Corporate/Commercial Department in Alberta.Additionally, the following lawyers have been ranked: L. Frank Molnar, QC is ranked as...
October 2017
What Evidence is Required to Implement Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Policies in Safety Sensitive Workplaces?
September 2017
The Relationship Between Council and the Chief Executive Officer
Perspectives for the Professions
September 2017
Importance of Clear Guidelines and Policies
Perspectives for the Professions
September 2017
Standing of Complainants on Judicial Review
Perspectives for the Professions
September 2017
Without Prejudice: An Invisibility Cloak for a Mature World
Workwise Newsletter
November 2017
Sandra Corbett, QC recognized with a Women in Law Leadership (WILL) Award
For Leadership in the Profession in Private Practice
Sandra Corbett, QC, has won a 2017 Women In Law Leadership (WILL) Award in the area of Leadership in the Profession (Private Practice). The Award recognizes and applauds lawyers in private practice who has shown extraordinary leadership and a commitmen...
September 2017
A. Danielle Bourgeois honoured by University of Alberta
Field Law lawyer and former Pandas hockey player inducted into the Sports Wall of Fame
A. Danielle Bourgeois, '05 BA, '09 LLB, will be inducted in the University of Alberta Sports Wall of Fame for her leadership in university sport. President David H. Turpin presented Danielle with her award on September 25, 2017 at the Northern Alberta ...
August 2017
Accommodating Medical Marijuana Use in the Workplace
Presentation
September 2017
Your Career May Be An Open Book: Privacy and Regulatory Investigations
The CAP Monitor
August 2017
Defence & Indemnity - August 2017
September 2017
Autonomous Vehicle Law: The Current Legal Landscape
Presentations
The National Public Sector Lawyers Forum
September 2017
The Next Industrial Revolution: How IoT Will Change the Way People Live, Work & Play
Presentations
SCG Legal Annual Meeting
August 2017
The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018
25 Field Law Lawyers Recognized
25 Lawyers from Field Law Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 Field Law is pleased to announce that 25 lawyers have been included in the 12th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. Three of these lawyers are new additions and represent t...
August 2017
Terminated Employee Awarded Aggravated Damages for Employer's Conduct
Workwise
June 2017
Certain Earnings During Notice Period Not Considered Mitigation
Workwise
May 2017
Province Announces New Partnership with Police to Investigate Serious Workplace Safety Incidents
Workwise
February 2017
5 Tips to Avoid Constructive Dismissal Claims
Workwise
June 2017
Government of Canada Suspends CASL's Private Right of Action Provisions
May 2017
Legislation Protecting Victims of Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images
September 2012
Round Table Discussion: Definitions and Dilemmas: Current FOIP Concerns
Seminars
June 2010
Ethics and Public Accountability in Government and the Private Sector
Seminars
February 2010
Privacy Law: Public Health - Health Information
Seminars
June 2017
Case Update for Styles v. Alberta Investment Management Corporation
August 2017
LESA Estate Administration Fundamentals
Presentations
March 2017
Bequest Management for Charities in Canada (2nd Edition)
Contributing Author - Predrag Tomic
Written for charities and their advisors, this book is a great legal and practical guide on managing bequests. Along with Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, the second edition has been expanded to include Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and the eastern pro...
June 2017
Define who your children are in your will
June 2017
The King of Pop on death and taxes
2014
A look back at book V of the Report of the Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism
What progress has been made in the provision of provincial and municipal services in the federal capital?
In R. Clment and P. Foucher, eds., Fifty years of official bilingualism: Challenges, analyses and testimonies (Ottawa: Invenire, 2014) at 85 (with Mark Power and Perri Ravon)
2014
The French Language Services Act at 25 Years: Comments and Proposals [translation], 39 Revue du Nouvel-Ontario 11
with Mark Power and François Larocque
June 2017
Accessing Capital for Equity Partnerships
Presentations
Finance and Tax Essentials for Indigenous Economic Ventures, Resource Development and Projects
May 2017
Financial and Tax Essentials in First Nations Land and Resource Development – Revenue Sharing, Equity Participation, Financial Governance Structures and More
Presentations
April.May 2017
Taking Off: Drone Law in Canada
Seminars
June 2017
Cyber Liability and Privacy
Seminars
March 2017
Labour and Employment Year in Review 2016
Seminars
February.March 2016
BIG Updates: Field's Year in Review
February 2016
Recruiting Temporary Foreign Workers
Seminars
February 2016
Temporary Foreign Workers: Best Practices for Employer Compliance
Seminars
July 21, 2017
Field Law Announces Northern Alberta Award Winners of the 2017 Field Law Community Fund Program
Fifth year of program breaks public voting records to support community initiatives in Northern Alberta
Field Law, a western and northern regional law firm, is excited to announce the Northern Alberta winners of the Field Law Community Fund Program (the Program). This year, the Program celebrated its fifth year of supporting local community initiatives i...
May 2014
Forget Me, Google
Richard was interviewed by CBA National magazine on the subject of a recent EU privacy decision.
May 2011
Canada Mulls Registration of Non-Traditional Marks
The Lawyers Weekly interviewed Richard Stobbe for its article Canada mulls registration of non-traditional marks.The introduction of motion marks in the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) would permit registration of marks such as the VeriSig...
September 2011
Intellectual Property in the Digital Age
Richard Stobbe was interviewed by CTV for Intellectual Property in the Digital Age an interesting review of media, privacy, copyright and the concept of fair dealing. When you post pictures to Facebook, or other social-media or photo-sharing sites, you...
July 17, 2017
Field Law Announces Award Winners of the 2017 Field Law Community Fund Program
Fifth year of program breaks public voting records to support community initiatives in the NWT
Field Law, a western and northern regional law firm, is excited to announce the Northwest Territories winners of the Field Law Community Fund Program (the Program). This year, the Program celebrated its fifth year of supporting local community initiati...
April 2017
Taking the High Road: the Federal Framework and Preparing for the Legalization of Marijuana
September.October 2015
LESA Seminar on Estate Accounting
Seminars
April 2017
LESA Seminar on Estate Litigation Fundamentals
Seminars
September 2013
Pridgen v. University of Calgary: Reflections on the Application of the Charter
June 2017
Is Software Patentable? Recent US Case Law Offers a Glimmer of Hope
May.June 2017
Marijuana in the Workplace
Seminars
April 2017
Reviews of Workplace Legislation Underway in Alberta
March 2017
Don’t Skimp on Statutory Minimums: Drafting an Enforceable Termination Clause
July 2017
How Key is the Employee? Identifying When an Employee is a Fiduciary
Workwise
July 2017
Alberta’s Highest Court Clarifies OHS Law: Privilege Must Be Proven
Labour and Employment Alert
June 2017
Defence & Indemnity - June 2017
February 2017
Pension Potpourri
Presentations
May 2007
40th. Annual Banff Refresher Course - Wills, Estates & Elder Law
Empowering the Incapable: Ensuring Power of Attorneys and Personal Directives in Estate Planning
May 2011
44th. Annual Banff Refresher Course - Wills & Estates
When to call a Mentor - How to mitigate litigation problems
June 2017
“Fiduciary Duty” as an Ingredient of the Pension “Mélange”
Presentations
June 2017
The Canadian Free Trade Agreement – “Old Wine in New Bottles” for Labour Mobility
Professional Regulatory Alert
May 2017
Highlights of Bill 17: Alberta’s Fair and Family Friendly Workplaces Act ​
May 2017
If It Looks like a Duck: British Columbia Court of Appeal Rules on Title Use
Professional Regulatory Alert
April 2017
Supreme Court of Canada Confirms Regulators Have Broad Authority and Discretion to Fulfil Mandate
Professional Regulatory Alert
March 2017
Vance Langford quoted in the National Observer
Vance Langford, a Calgary lawyer and chair of the National Immigration Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, is quoted in an article in the National Observer - Teacher denied entry to U.S. highlights long-standing powers of U.S. customs officers​
June 2017
Vance Langford quoted in The Star
Parliamentary committee recommends scrapping immigration consulting regulator - Vance Langford, a Calgary-based Partner at Field Law is quoted in The Star (Toronto) as a parliamentary committee says better oversight of the immigration consulting indust...
July 6, 2017
Field Law Announces Award Winners of the 2017 Field Law Community Fund Program
Fifth year of program breaks public voting records to support community initiatives in Calgary area
Field Law, a western and northern regional law firm, is excited to announce the Southern Alberta winners of the Field Law Community Fund Program (the Program). This year, the Program celebrated its fifth year of supporting local community initiatives i...
May & June 2017
Complex Facts & Contested Evidence: No Longer a Hurdle for Summary Judgment?
November 2017
Legally Using Drones in Construction - How to Maximize Profit while Minimizing Risk
Presentations
BUILDEX Calgary
February 2017
VCC vs. VCC: Where's the Confusion?
. By Richard Stobbe When we’re talking about trademarks, at which point do we measure whether there is confusion in the mind of the consumer? We reviewed this issue in 2015 (See: No copyright or trademark protection for metatags). In that earlier decis...
February 2017
Another Canadian Decision Reaches Outside Canada
By Richard Stobbe This fascinating Ontario case deals with an Alberta-based individual who complained of certain material that was re-published on the website Globe24h.com based in Romania. The server that hosted the website was located in Romania. The...
March 2017
Experimental Use of an Invention
By Richard Stobbe Inventors must take care that their invention is “new” for it to be patentable. That means the invention hasn’t been disclosed to the public. Trade show announcements, press releases, publications, offering the invention for sale – al...
March 2017
Interim Canadian drone rules launched
By Richard Stobbe As the recreational and commercial use of drones expands, the calls for a regulatory framework have grown louder. The Canadian federal government has, until last week, taken the simple approach of prohibiting the use of UAVs: “No pers...
March 2017
Canadian Copyright & Breach of Technological Protection Measures (TPMs): $12.7 million in Damages
By Richard Stobbe It’s always exciting when there’s a new decision about an obscure 5-year old subsection of the Copyright Act! Back in 2012, Canada changed its Copyright Act to try and drag it into the 21st century. Among the 2012 changes were provisi...
April 2017
Patent Infringement for Listing on eBay?
By Richard Stobbe A patent owner notices that knock-off products are listed for sale on eBay. The knock-offs appear to infringe his patent. When eBay refuses to remove the allegedly infringing articles. The patent owner sues eBay for patent infringemen...
April 2017
Defamation with the Click of a Mouse: Assessing Damages
By Richard Stobbe In the midst of a challenging period for a condominium owners association in a property located in Costa Rica, the president of the association resigned in frustration. Someone had overheard a rumour that the president resigned becaus...
May 2017
Copyright Infringement on a Website: the risks of scraping and framing
By Richard Stobbe If photos are available on the internet, then… they’re free for the taking, right? Wait, that’s not how copyright law works? In the world of copyright, each original image theoretically has an “author” who created the image, and is th...
June 2017
Copyright in Seismic Data is Confirmed
By Richard Stobbe In a decision last year, GSI (Geophysical Service Incorporated) sued to win control over seismic data that it claimed to own. GSI used copyright principles to argue that by creating databases of seismic data, it was the proper owner o...
June 2017
US Drone Registry is Shot Down
By Richard Stobbe In response to the proliferation of recreational drones in American skies, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) introduced a rule known as the “Registration Rule” in 2015.  The rule required drone owners to register their drones ...
October 2013
TRC National Event September 18 - 21 in Vancouver
The 6th National Truth and Reconciliation Event was held from Wednesday September 18 to Saturday September 21, 2013 at the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver, BC. The event was attended by paralegal Joe Lema,  paralegal Amanda Gould, and lawyer D...
March 2014
TRC: ALBERTA NATIONAL EVENT:   MARCH 27 - 30, 2014 in EDMONTON
We are very excited to tell you about the seventh -and final - Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) National Event which will be held March 27-30, 2014 at the Shaw Conference Centre. Many members of our team at Field Law have been to TRC Events i...
May 2014
TRC: MARCH 27 - 30, 2014 held in EDMONTON
The Alberta National Truth and Reconciliation Commission Event was held from March 27 to 30, 2014 at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton.  Several members of the Field Law IRS Group attended the event, which is centered on the task of uncovering the...
August 2014
Manitoba Decision Protects IAP Claimants
On June 4 , 2014, a new Decison was released  by Justice Schulman of the Manitoba Court of Appeal, which protects IAP claimants from having to pay most fees charged by IAP Application form fillers. The decision rules on fee agreeements made by IAP clai...
October 2014
Common Experience Payment - Personal Education Credit Deadline - October 31, 2014
If you have received the Common Experience Payment (CEP) for living at an Indian Residential School, you are eligible to receive a one-time personal credit towards educational services, in the amount of up to $3,000.00. The credit is provided by the G...
March 2015
One Thousand Completed Claims!
The Field Law IRS Team celebrates its’ 1000th closed file with a segway tour in Edmonton’s river valley.
July 2015
FIELD LAW IS STILL ACCEPTING CLAIMS
If you submitted an IAP claim on your own before the September 19, 2012 deadline, and are now looking for a lawyer to handle your IAP claim, please contact us today. We continue to accept new clients and are working hard to represent all claimants who ...
September 2015
1,500 Hearings Completed!
Field Law celebrates completing 1500 IAP Hearings for residential school survivors, with a trip to Fort Edmonton Park on August 14, 2015.
November 2015
The IAP Completion Strategy
The Independent Assessment Process (IAP) for people with IRS abuse claims is coming to an end.   The vast majority (approximately 87%) of people with abuse claims have now had those claims resolved through the IAP. Field Law now expects to have all its...
February 2016
Stories of Survival Workshop - Tuesday, March 8, 2016 in Edmonton
We would like to let everyone know about an upcoming workshop being held in Edmonton: Stories of Survival Workshop Date:    Tuesday March 8, 2016 Time:   9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Place:   Holiday Inn Express Downtown, Salon A Topic:   Stories of Surviv...
July 2013
Date sorting at the Alberta Courts Judgment database
Someone at the Alberta Courts is going to be very unhappy.  I was asked to write a letter to share how disappointed (stronger phrasing will likely be used) that the Alberta Courts Judgment Database is no longer applying their "recent First default to t...
August 2013
Date sorting and the Alberta Courts Judgment database - UPDATE
I wrote about problems with the Alberta Courts Judgment Database in a July 25 post. The webmaster was responsive to the problem and had contact with myself and others at the firm letting use know that they were working on the problems. Today, I got som...
September 2013
Edmonton Law Libraries Association
I believe in active participation in professional organizations. Despite this firmly held belief, until recently I have only held appointed roles for the Edmonton Law Libraries Association. For the next two years I will fill the post of Chair of the Ed...
September 2013
A lament about moving targets - New Release RSS feed
Digital information is fantastic.  It makes research tasks more flexible when you have options for the format or forum that information is available from .  One thing that hinders me, and others I am sure, is the potential for born digital information ...
September 2013
Guest post: Access to justice: the contribution of Public Legal Education
Guest post by Lois Gander, Vice President of the Board of Directors of the Centre for Public Legal Education in Alberta.Deeply rooted in the access to justice movement in Canada, public legal education plays a critical role in ensuring that our laws an...
October 2013
Legislation in force
There were three proclamation orders in today's Canada Gazette Part II. These are also three examples of short names of acts that you may need to follow up on to ensure that legislation you are interested in is either ameded or not.Order Fixing Novembe...
November 2013
Shelagh Mikulak Memorial Scholarship in Library Sciences Fund
Often one individual has a huge impact on the careers of many.  This is true of Shelagh Mikulak.  Shelagh was a fantastic Alberta Law Librarian. A role model to many, her tragic passing this year from ALS created something positive: the actions of othe...
November 2013
Citation of Authorities to ABQB
The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has officially adopted the Canadian Guide to Uniform Legal Citation 7th edition. See the Notice to the Profession from November 12, 2013. I am happy to have clarification from the Court about citations, but kind of su...
November 2013
Statutes Amendment Act, 2013 (No. 2) Alberta
Bill 38: Statutes Amendment Act, 2013 (No.2) has passed 3rd reading in the Alberta Legislature. Statutes Amendment Acts, which used to be called Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Acts, modify a number of Acts and are usually created to take care of hous...
January 2014
Library art
Happy New Year.  A few quotes and images about libraries to start the year off right. Hat Tip to Connie Crosby (@conniecrosby).
January 2014
Statistics, Blogging and Groundhog Day
Thanks to a tweet by Get Noticed Get Found the world has statistical evidence and an infographic that proves law blogging is more successful than Ground Hog Day rodent predictions: Courtesy of: Get Noticed Get Found
March 2014
The end of Canada Gazette in print
Well, that is it. Statutory Instrument 2014-19 registered March 12, 2014 titled Canada Gazette Publication Order, 2014 has been published. Three short lines that spell the end of a very long era.  1. The Canada Gazette is to continue to be published el...
March 2014
LinkedIn Terms of Service changing March 26
How often do you review your social media channel terms of service and privacy policies?  At the Mireau household we (the Giggles and I - Mr. M. chooses not to participate in the social web) review our privacy settings on a regular diarized schedule.I ...
April 2014
Environmental Law Centre blog
One of the areas I don't often have an opportunity to research is environmental law.  Infrequent review of a subject area is one of the things that can make for inefficient research, especially in a regulatory rich subject like environmental law.  To c...
May 2014
Omnibus legislation
I think that omnibus legislation is the key to law librarian job security.  Don't believe me? Have a look at the incredibly complex nature of the amendments and in force dates embedded throughout Bill 12, the Statutes Amendment Act, 2014 which was asse...
June 2014
Alberta Queen's Printer Stakeholder Survey
Josette McEachern and I were among a group who participated in a stakeholder session this week about the Alberta Queen's Printer products and services.  To assist with results based budgeting, the QP is looking for feedback about how they deliver servi...
June 2014
Survey: Alberta Law Libraries
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July 2014
New "small" for small claims
The Alberta Provincial Court Civil Division monetary limit has been raised to $50,000 with this regulation amendment. Effective August 1, 2014 a small claim is not so small.
December 2014
Getting Feedback
Between blogging at Slaw.ca, posting legal research tips at Slawtips.ca, and taking courses towards Lean Six Sigma certification, this poor blog has not had much attention in 2014.  Christmas is the traditional time for guilt trips. Rather than focusin...
March 2015
Celebrating achievment
I have been a very quiet blogger lately with a reasonably good excuse.  Since the beginning of August, 2014, I have been working to achieve certification in Lean Six Sigma. As of last Sunday, the formal part of my education in this discipline is now co...
April 2015
Commissioners of Oaths in Alberta Have New Rules
~ a slightly modified Slaw.ca post~Waaaay back in 2013 there was an Alberta Bill passed that consolidated the Notaries Public Act and the Commissioners for Oaths Act. These two pieces of legislation are in place to make the rules for notarizing and com...
September 2015
Conducting Business and Industry Research
The Canadian Association of Law Libraries is advertising some upcoming webinars that will be useful for anyone who has a market research need:Conducting Business and Industry Research - September 29, 2015, 1:00pm to 2:30pm ESTSummary:This webinar provi...
October 2015
Canadian Association of Law Libraries call for conference proposals
A couple of weeks ago I was fortunate to speak with members of the Toronto Association of Law Libraries about the synergies between knowledge management, law librarianship and process improvement.  I hope to speak on similar issues at the CALL Conferen...
November 2015
LegalAve - Alberta family law information
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December 2013
Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Union’s Right to Freedom of Expression
June 2008
Case Brief: Mustapha v. Culligan of Canada Ltd. [2008] S.C.J. No. 22 (S.C.C.)
2012
Legal Taxonomy of Postsecondary Institutions Offering Programs and Services in French Outside of Québec [translation] (2012) 36:1 Man LJ 67
with Mark Power and François Larocque
2011
Financial Support Provided by the Department of Canadian Heritage for Minority Language Education: Comments and Proposal for Reform [translation] (2011) 12 RCLF 163
with Mark Power, André Poulin-Denis, Darlène Lozis, Joseph Moreau, Daniel Wirz and Eric Leblanc
June 2011
Should the University of Ottawa be designated under the French Language Services Act?, June 2011
June 2011
Aerospace and Defence Industries, II. Canada’s New Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy
November 2014
Terminating Fixed-Term Contracts on Your Terms
January 2015
Court of Appeal of Alberta Upholds Employers Anton Piller Order
February 2007
Expert Witness Immunity in a Disciplinary Setting
2006
Alberta Guidelines for the Disclosure of Harm to Patients
2002
Adequate Protection for the Autonomous Research Subject? The Disclosure of Sources of Funding and Commercialism in Genetic Research Trials
2000
Telling the Truth? Disclosure, Therapeutic Privilege and Intersexuality in Children
Fall 2008
Honda Canada v. Keays at the SCC: Rethinking Compensation for the Manner of Dismissal
Winter 2009
HIV/AIDS Reporting
Special Privacy Edition, Summer 2009
Current Workplace Issues - Video Surveillance
1994
Recent Developments in Liability Law
June 2009
Bill 52: Amendments to Alberta's Health Information Act
March 2009
HIV/AIDS Reporting
July 2009
HIV/AIDS Reporting
June 2010
Alberta Introduces Mandatory Privacy Breach Notification
June 2010
Employee Criminal Record Checks
January 2012
Intrusion Upon Seclusion: Ontario Recognizes Tort for Invasion of Privacy - Will Alberta Follow Suit?
October 2011
Alberta Court Declares PIPA Sections to be Unconstitutional in Picketing Matter
June 2012
Click With Caution: What Employers Should Know Before Conducting Social Media Background Checks on Prospective Employees
July 2012
Alberta Privacy Commissioner Issues Report on Privacy Breaches
December 2012
Anti-Spam Legislation: A Work in Progress
December 2012
Privacy Breaches Can Be a One-Two Punch for Employers: Arbitrator Awards Damages for Employee Credit Checks that Breached Privacy Legislation
January 2012
A Potpourri of Access Orders: Practical Guidance in Responding to Access Requests
June 2013
Access to Information Laws: Three Reasons Why All Canadian Organizations Should Pay Attention
January 2013
Anti-Spam Legislation: Coming Soon to a Campus Near You?
November 2014
Heartbleed Virus Causes Heartburn: Information Security Implications
November 2013
Supreme Court of Canada Declares Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act Unconstitutional
2013
Halsbury Medicine and Health
2012
One Year Later: Ontario Hospitals and the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
2011
Almost Right: The Application of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act to Hospitals
2003
Capacity and Evidentiary Comment: The Supreme Court's Decision in Starson
Spring 2003
Drug & Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
Spring 2008
You Raise the Issue - Changing Employees Contracts
June 2008
Case Update: Dickson v. Canadore College
Fall 2010
Recent Cases of Interest to Regulators
Summer 2011
Joint Submissions on Sanction: The Hearing Tribunal’s Role
August 2016
Canada Labour Code Clarified: Supreme Court Rules That Non-Unionized Employees Can Only Be Dismissed with Cause
1999
Remedies in Labour, Employment and Human Rights Law (Editor)
2005
An Update on Remedies for Wrongful Dismissal
2004
Personal Appearance in the Workplace: Considerations for Employers
1988
Joint Ventures in Canada
Co-Authors: John D. Carter, Robert F. Cushman & C. Scott Hartz, eds.
1997
The Restructuring of Nu-West Group Limited
Co-Authors: Jacob S. Ziegel, Ed., David E. Baird, Q.C. Consulting Editor
July 2016
The Alberta Energy Regulator Makes Waves with its Response to the Redwater Decision
July 2016
One Small Step - Alberta Energy Regulator Makes Change to Interim Measures
March 2016
Dempsey v. Bagley, 2016 ABQB 124 - Lessors of Vehicles Still Vulnerable Under Workers Compensation Act
September 2012
A Seat on the Board of Directors: Not as cushy as it sounds
December 2013
Municipalities Can Make Mistakes Significantly Impacting Land Developers
2003
Treasure Troves or Hornet's Nests?: A Civil Defendant's Disclosure Obligation for Crown Disclosure Received in Related Criminal Proceedings"
Co-Authors: P.J. Stein and P. Fitzpatrick
2003
Privilege Issues in Insurance Bad Faith Actions
Co:-Authors: P.J. Stein and P. Fitzpatrick
March 2003
Apportionment of Liability Among Concurrent Tort-Feasors and The Seat Belt Defence in Alberta
1995
Recent Tort Cases of Interest to the Defence Bar
March 1995
Production of Documents in Advance of Trial
March 1995
Conduct Money in the Context of Examination for Discovery (The Defence Perspective)
1996
My Mistake, Your Problem: The Duty to Defend Liability Claims in Canada
1993
Recent Cases of Interest to the Civil Defence Bar
June 1999
Practical Pointers Regarding the Use of Financial Experts
1997
Adjuster's Reports: Privileged
March 1997
Chronic Pain Cases Most Difficult to Litigate
1997
Apportioning Responsibility for Damages in the Face of Non-Tortious Contributing Factors
1999
Basic Principles Regarding The Duty to Defend
September 1999
Can Information Obtained on Discovery be Used in Other Proceedings?
July 1999
Host Liquor Liability - A Popular Theme
February 2000
Mary Carter Agreements Approved
February 2000
Personal Liability of Adjusters and Claims Examiners to Insureds
September 2000
Occupiers' Liability in Canada
October 2000
Municipal Liability for Negligent Building Inspection
November 2002
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Recent Developments Regarding The Duty to Defend
April 2003
Dealing With the Outside World as to Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Against Teaching Personnel
Co-Author: T. Haykowski
2003
Three Sheets to the Wind: Host Liquor Liability in Canada
November 2003
Blasts From the Past: Discoverability Under Alberta's New Limitations Act
April 2004
Current Issues in Sexual Torts of Concern to Educators
June 2007
Scuttlebutt
June 2007
Practice Issues
June 2007
Quantum/Damages Issues
June 2007
Liability Issues
June 2007
Case Law
December 2012
Insurance Law Issues
August 2007
Accident: The Blurring of the Lines Between "Natural Causes" and "Accident"
March 2008
Who Can Be Sued for Sexual Torts - What Educators Should Know
Co-Authors: A. Remmington and K. Feehan, Q.C.
April 2008
The Alberta Minor Injury Regulation: "Where the Heck Are We Going?"
July 2008
Alberta Court of Appeal Rejects Industry-Wide Stay with Respect to Cap Challenge
September 2008
Coverage for Losses "Arising from the Ownership, Use or Operation" of a Vehicle: Untangling the Maze
October 2008
Clearing the Confusion on "Use of Vehicle" Coverage
November 2008
Automobile Insurance Issues Relating to Impaired Driving
January.February 2009
Vehicle Insurance Issues and Impaired Driving
March 2008
Causation, Quantum and the Burden of Proof in Sexual Torts - What Educators Should Know
Co-Authors: A. Remmington and K. Feehan, Q.C.
May 2009
Catholic Separate Schools and the Protection of a Distinct Catholic Denominational Philosophy When Religious Rights Meet Employment Rights: Part 2
Co-Author: Kevin P. Feehan
November 2007
Direct and Indirect Liability in Sexual Torts - What Educators Should Know
Co-Authors: Andrea Remington and Kevin P. Feehan, Q.C.
November 2009
Host Liquor Liability in Canada
April 2010
Mischief and Mayhem in the Schoolhouse: Allegations of Criminal Misconduct in the School Environment
June 2011
Stupidity in E-Space: Social Networking Sites and the Law
November & December 2011
Cure for the Hangover: Criminal Investigation Issues for Teachers and School Districts - Part 1
February 2012
Cure for the Hangover: Criminal Investigation Issues for Teachers and School Districts - Part 2
May 2012
Cure for the Hangover: Criminal Investigation Issues for Teachers and School Districts - Part 3
January 2013
The "Teacher's Defence": Section 43 in the Modern World
February 2013
The "Teacher's Defence": Section 43 in the Modern World (Part 2)
July 2013
Alberta Court Wipes Out Privilege Over Insured Statements To Adjuster
February 2014
Lee (Litigation Guardian of) v. Toronto District School Board
November 2014
Teacher and School Civil Liability For Sexual Abuse of a Student
February 2015
Case Summary: Rollins (Litigation Guardian Of) v. English Language Separate District School Board No. 39
November 2015
Defence & Indemnity - November 2015
February 2016
Defence & Indemnity - February 2016
April 2016
Defence & Indemnity - April 2016
June 2016
Defence & Indemnity - June 2016
July 2016
Alberta Government Updating 2004 Auto Insurance Reforms
August 2016
Defence & Indemnity - August 2016
March 2016
When the Police Come Knocking: Police  Access to Airbag Control Module Data and the Insured’s Statements
September 2015
Social Media and the Law
Febraury 2016
Everyone is Watching: Social Media and Litigation
April 2015
Social Networking in Litigation for Legal Education Society of Alberta
November 2014
Social Networking in Litigation for Canadian Independent Adjusters Association
April 2013
Litigation in E-Space: Social Networking and the Law, Legal Education Society of Alberta, 46th Annual Refresher
October 2012
Joined at the Hip:  Interface: Criminal - Civil Law Interface, Legal Education Society of Alberta
August 2012
Overlapping Auto Coverage in the New Age
May 2010
Windows on the World: Social Networking Sites and the Law, Legal Education Society
April 2010
Windows on the World: Social Networking Sites and the Law, Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education
January 2010
Police Civil Liability To Suspects For Negligent Investigation After Hill
May 2009
Three Sheets to the Wind: Host Liquor Liability in Canada
February 2009
How Big  is That Umbrella?: An Analysis of Recent Appellate Coverage Cases, Canadian Defence Lawyers
July 2016
Police Access to Accused Statements to the Insurer
October 2016
Defence & Indemnity - October 2016
December 2016
Defence & Indemnity - December 2016
February 2017
Defence & Indemnity - February 2017
1997
The Law of Privilege as Applied to the Claim Adjustment Process
September 2010
Rules Remix (Insurance)
September 2010
Rules Remix (Litigation)
August 2011
Summary Judgment and the "CAP" - A New Decision Regarding the Minor Injury Regulation
June 2013
Issue Estoppel: How to Stop the City From Later Denying Something Previously Permitted
May 2013
Three Powerful Tools to Combat the Counterfeits - Bill - C56 To Give Trademark and Copyright Owners New Weapons
May 2012
Supreme Court of Canada Affirms Federal Court of Appeal Ruling - ISPs Are Not "Broadcasting Undertakings" under the Broadcasting Act
November 2011
Peaceful Co-Existence Going Down The Drain
February 2014
New Weapons to Combat Counterfeit Products
February 2015
Good Character and Reputation - The Registrar Knows Best!
Special Privacy Edition, Summer 2009
Biometric Technology in the Workplace: Preventing "Buddy Punching"
October 2009
Multiple Births - An EI Claim for Each Parent?
November 2009
Wal-Mart Wins This Round
February 2014
Injunction Granted: Public Service Salary Restraint Act "Guts the Bargaining Process"
August 2014
Wal-Mart Could Not Thaw the "Statutory Freeze" by Closing its Store
October 2015
Occupational Health & Safety
September 2015
Determining Reasonable Notice: Is Character of Employment a Less Important Factor?
January 2016
Gender Identity and Gender Expression Are Now Prohibited Grounds of Discrimination Under The Alberta Human Rights Act
June 2014
The DSM-5: Noteworthy Changes from DSM-IV – An Employer's Perspective
June 2016
Clarifying Irving: Can an Alberta Employer Implement a Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy in a Safety Sensitive Workplace?
September 2016
Alberta's Minimum Wage is on the Rise
March 2015
Are Restrictive Covenants in Sale Agreements Enforceable?
October 2013
OHS Administrative Penalties Now in Force; Fines for Individual Workers Just Around the Corner!
2000
Fatal Accidents: Calculation of Loss
June 2009
Morrow v. Zhang - The Cap is Back
August 2009
Morrow v. Zhang - The Cap is Back
November 2013
Police Powers in Civil Matters Presented at the Police Law Conference
2007
Morrow and Pedersen: Arguments Presented at the Minor Injury Cap Challenge
August 2016
Promising Updates to Royalty Programs - Energy Industry at a Crossroad
1997
Even Lawyers Can Change
1997
Advancement in Organizational Behavior - "Organizational Taxonomies"
September 2001
Do You Really Want an Injunction?
2001
Did You Know?  If you can't say anything nice
March 2010
Case Update: Tercon Contractors Ltd. v. British Columbia (Transportation and Highways)
July 2011
Access Denied? Inconsistent Jurisprudence on the Open Court Principle and Media Access to Exhibits in Canadian Criminal Cases
May 2013
Accommodating Family Status in the Workplace: Considerations and Challenges
December 2013
Supreme Court Rejects "Double Dipping" Pension Benefits Argument By Employer
November 2014
Jian Ghomeshi Withdraws Lawsuit Against Former Employer, the CBC
May 2015
Alberta Legislation Curtailing the Right to Strike is Struck Down
June 2016
New Essential Services Legislation Now In Force
May 2016
Court of Appeal Confirms Deference Owed to Registration Decisions and Explores Meaning of "Good Character and Reputation"
Professional Regulatory Alert
November 2014
Jian Ghomeshi’s Lawsuit and the Current State of the Law on Civil Claims by Unionized Employees
January 2013
The Many Benefits of a Good Termination Clause
June 2016
Counsel Comments: Lum v. Alberta Dental Association and College (Review Panel), 2016 ABCA 154
May 2000
Recovery of Training Costs by Employers
April 2000
Looking for a Message in a Bottle - Substance Abuse and Testing in the Workplace
Spring.Summer 2007
Overtime - Not What it Used to Be
December 2008
Being Investigation Ready
February 2011
Amendments to Alberta's Police Act
1998
A Heuristic Approach for the Identification and Prevention of Trench Failure Incidents
Co-Authors: S.T. Ariaratnam and D.M.
July 2010
A Break in the Liability for Lookback Programs
February 2007
"Accommodation to the Point of Undue Hardship: Cases Where the Employer Met its Duty?"  Advanced Issues in Duty to Accommodate
Winter 2000.2001
Going Public
Fall 2010
What Every Business Owner Must Know About Securities
April 2000
Family Trusts - Down But Not Out
2001
Dealing With Your Corporation
November 2011
New Claims Under the Wills and Succession Act
February 2012
Legislation Alert: The New Wills and Succession Act
December 2012
Controversial Legislative Amendments on Ice
June 2013
Alter Ego and Joint Partner Trusts: Estate Planning Beyond a Will
December 2013
Drafting Powers of Attorney and Personal Directives: The Basics and Beyond
April 2015
Duties of Attorneys and Agents
December 2015
Three Ways to Divide the Family Business Pie
June 2001
Dealing Effectively with the Occupational Health & Safety Act and other Employment Liabilities
August 2000
Legal Issues Arising from Workplace Violence
April 1991
What You Need To Know When the Recession Forces Staff Reductions
1989
Rate Classification Appeals Under the Workers' Compensation Act
April 1999
The Impact of Employment Statutes on Independent Contract Workers
November 2003
Employee Relations
December 2001
Violence in the Workplace - A Management Perspective
Spring 2002
Avoiding the Loss of Employee Training Investments
Summer 1998
You Raise the Issue - Reducing an Employees Resignation Term and Paying Bonuses to Resigning Employees
Spring 1995
Significant Amendments to Alberta's Employment Standards Code
May 2008
Employers' Group Can't Compel Multi-unit Bargaining at one Table
February 2008
"Cross-Canada Update: Increases in Damages and Penalties."  Proactive Risk Management in the Workplace: Harassment, Cyberventing, Violence, Fraud, High Risk Terminations, Class Actions
February 2008
Managing an Aging Workforce: Avoiding Charges of Age Discrimination with the End of Mandatory Retirement
September 2007
"Managing Labour Relations: Successfully Working with the Union."  Legal and Human Resource Guide to Employing Foreign Workers
August 2006
Accommodating Employees with Drug and Alcohol Problems
June 2005
The Modern Method of Collective Agreement Interpretation - Is it the Traditional Method in a New Dress?
Co-Author: Jacqueline Klym Laviolette
November 2003
Employee and Labour Relations
April 2002
Liability of Employers and Supervisors in the Event of a Worksite Accident
November 2000
Remedies in Wrongful Dismissal Litigation: Recent Developments
June 2000
Violence in the Workplace:  An Employer's Duty to Protect its Workers
May 2000
The Departing Senior Executive
May 2000
Drug and Alcohol Testing - The Latest Word
September 1999
Joint Operator Agreements - Occupational Health and Safety and Employment Issues
August 1999
Delay and Disclosure - Recent Developments in Human Rights Jurisprudence
May 2003
Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
September 2012
Rejection of Rand Formula - Bargaining in Bad Faith in Alberta?
May 2010
Impact of Union Representation Clauses in Alberta
Spring 2002
Restrictive Covenants
Economic Downturn Special Edition
Considerations for Revising Employment Contracts As An Alternative to Terminations
Winter 2010
Limits on Damage Awards: The Alberta Court of Appeal Weighs In
July 2013
If The Whistle Sounds, Is a Penalty Coming? - Alberta's New Whistleblower Legislation
January 2014
"You Compete Me" - Will the Courts Love Your Company’s Restrictive Covenants for Employees as Much as You Do?
February 2017
Alberta Law Clarified on Scope of Good Faith in Contract and Incentive Pay Eligibility
November 2016
Farm Workers in Western Canada
July 2006
Professional Association: Defined
April 2006
Case Law Update - Young v. Bella
November 2005
Judicial Review of University Administrative Tribunals
Co-Author: Katie Reese
October 2002
From the Legal Archives
July 2005
The Basic Steps of a Lawsuit
November 2006
Tis the Season for (Responsible) Social Hosting
July 2012
Pridgen v. University of Calgary, 2012 ABCA 139
Economic Downturn Special Edition
Notice Periods in a Recession
Fall 2009
You Raise the Issue - Negotiating Employment Agreements
Fall 2010
Written Reasons: Elucidating, or Merely Complicating...
October 2012
Labour Mobility Update: TILMA Dispute Resolution Endorses Assessment of Good Character
October 2012
Supreme Court of Canada Decision Demonstrates the Importance of Workplace Computer Policies
May 2014
Ready, Set, Charge!
November 2014
B.C. College of Optics Inc. v. The College of Opticians of B.C., 2014 BCSC 1853
February 2016
Case Summary Ho v. Alberta Association of Architects
February 2015
Case Summary Katsoulakos v. Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario
September 2012
Case Update: Wright v. College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (Appeals Committee),
January 2016
Alberta Court Determines APEGA’s Registration Examinations Are Not Discriminatory
Professional Regulatory Alert
June 2012
Professional Regulators Must Address Human Rights Issues: Burden or Blessing?
April 2016
Restoring the Balance: Lessons from the Human Rights Appeal of Mihaly v Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta 2016 ABQB 6
Perspectives for the Professions Newsletter
November 2014
Using social media in Canadian litigation
December 2014
PIPA Update
October 2015
Harassing Comments Are No Joke: Employer Ordered to Pay Employee $7,500
December 2015
Case Summary: Liability of Regulators for Negligence
June 2016
Performance Reviews: Check-Ups Keep Regulators Running in Top Condition
Perspectives for the Professions Newsletter
November 2016
The Resignation Trap: Avoiding Unwanted Consequences When an Employee Resigns
February 2015
Case Summary Levesque v. Nova Scotia College of Optometrists
December 2016
The Time of Year for Holiday Cheer: A Few Things for Employers to Keep in Mind
May 2015
Alberta Courts Enforce Fair Access to the Professions: Farhat v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
February 2016
The Regulator Knows Best: British Columbia Court of Appeal Upholds Bylaws Prohibiting Customer Incentive Programs
Professional Regulatory Alert
May 2016
Prohibition on Pharmacy Inducements Beyond College of Pharmacists’ Authority
Professional Regulatory Alert
October 2016
Court of Appeal Recognizes Regulator's Robust Implied Power in Name of Public Protection
Professional Regulatory Alert
February 2015
Essential Services and Essential Rights: Saskatchewan Federation of Labour and the New Constitutional Right to Strike
April 2014
Alberta Arbitration Board Rules Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Unreasonable
1999
Completing Sureties: Can't Get No Respect
February 2005
Joint Meeting of the American College of Construction Lawyers and The Canadian College of Construction Lawyers
February 2006
Owner's Duty of Fairness in the Tender Process
December 2016
New Job Bank January 31, 2016
December 2015
Express Entry Review
December 2015
Strengthened Rules Around Canadian Citizenship
September 2016
An Update to our Latest Article on Electronic Travel Authorization Becomes Mandatory
March 2016
What's to Come
March 2016
Donald Drumpf - Good for Canadian Immigration
March 2016
Refugee Resettlement
June 2016
State of the Nation: Canada’s Immigration System
September 2016
Alberta Minimum Wage Increases Affect All Foreign Workers, Especially Caregivers
September 2016
Electronic Travel Authorization Becomes Mandatory
Summer 2008
Prescribing Drugs and Informed Consent
Fall 2009
Alberta's Apology Legislation - What Does It Mean for You?
November 2013
Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Canadian Precedents of Pleadings Second Edition (Professional Negligence Chapter)
September 2002
The Venne Decision
September 2002
First Nations Government Act
June 2003
Benoit Loses at Federal Court of Appeal
June 2003
First Nations Courts
June 2002
The Canada Business Corporations Act Revisions - Did You Know
Spring 2006
Re-thinking Whitbread v. Walley:  Liberal Justice and the Judicial Review of Damages Caps under Section 7 of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
2006
Difference Principle Baselines: Egalitarian Theory, Constitutional Interpretation, and the Judicial Review of Damages Caps in Canada and the United States
January 2015
Take Five - Alberta Edition, Counsel Comments
May 2016
Alberta LTD ruling offers lessons about exclusions for pre-existing conditions
July 2015
One Number to Rule Them All: The New Common Business Number Act
November 2006
An Overview of Recent Developments in Labour and Employment Law
Co-Author: Claire Vachon
Spring 2008
The Supreme Court Limits Procedural Fairness in the Context of Public Employment
2003
Vaid: The Need to Consider the Parliamentary Authorities
March 2011
Vaid: The Need to Consider the Parliamentary Authorities
July 2015
Canada Labour Code Does not Grant Non-Unionized Employees a "Right to the Job"
January 2014
Paving The Way Forward: Automobile Claims and Diminished Value
May 2014
Diminished Value Claims - King et al v. Satchwell et al (Alberta)
December 2014
Diminished Value: Recent Court Decisions Reveal a Changing Landscape in Alberta on Determining How Much a Vehicle Involved in an Accident is Worth
2002
Founder of "The Native Law Journal"
November 2002
Transfer of Directors' Liabilities Through Unanimous Shareholders' Agreements: How Effective Is It?
November 2014
Reinstatement Available as a Remedy Nearly Ten Years After Last Day Worked
March 2016
Dependent Contractors Awarded 26 Months' Reasonable Notice
November 2014
Promissory Notes: Who are you Promising to Pay?
November 2013
Alberta Policy on Consultation with First Nations on Land and Natural Resources Management
June 2016
The Redwater Decision: The Alberta Energy Regulator - Trumped by Federal Bankruptcy Law
July 2016
The Redwater Decision: The Alberta Energy Regulator - Trumped by Federal Bankruptcy Law
June 2015
Merely a Witness? The Uncertain Rights of a Complainant in Disciplinary Proceedings
September 2013
Did SCC Flip Flop on Finality?
November 2013
Social Media and Policing: Employment and Operational Issues
Fall 2007
Current Workplace Issues - Fidler Sticks: Employee Awarded Damages for Loss of a "Psychological Benefit"
May 2008
New Guidelines for the Use of Video Surveillance
2009
Expanding Duties and Shifting Standards: Hill v. Hamilton Regional Police Services Board and the Tort of Negligent Investigation
September 2008
New Guidelines for the Use of Video Surveillance
2009
Privacy and the Duty to Accommodate: Balancing the Employee's Privacy Against the Employer's Need to Know
November 2016
CASL News: The CRTC Provides Long-Awaited Guidance on Implied Consent and the Assessment of Administrative Monetary Penalties
July 2015
Supreme Court of Canada to Determine if the Canada Labour Code Grants Non-Unionized Employees a "Right to the Job"
February 2000
Education Malpractice
Summer 2001
You Raise the Issue - Legal Restrictions When Hiring Employees
April 1992
Education Law
Co-Author: Stephen Hillier
Fall 2005
You Raise the Issue - Employee Appearance and Reasonable Notice
Spring 1996
You Raise the Issue - Maximizing a Severance Package for RRSPs and Dismissing Employees for Misconduct Outside of Work
November 2007
Promise Not to Dismiss Employee Suffices as Consideration for Restrictive Covenant
April 2010
Strategic Priorities Identified for Pro Bono Law Alberta
Spring 2010
Pro Bono Publico: For the Public Good
June 2010
The Power of Pro Bono: Stepping Up
April 2010
Distinguishing the Permissible from the Forbidden in Student-Faculty Relationships
March 2012
Another Brick in the Wall: Arbitrator Upholds Discharge for Offensive Facebook Postings
October 2012
Employment Litigation 2.0 - Evidence in the Age of Social Media
August 2014
Utilizing Social Media in Civil Litigation: The Collection, Preservation, and Value of New Forms of Evidence
June 2007
Update on the Duty to Accommodate for Workers with Disabilities
June 2010
Evidentiary Issues in the Electronic Social Networking Universe
2011
Evidentiary Issues in the Electronic Social Networking Universe: A Management Perspective
Winter 2010
Commercial Lease Absurdity
Spring 2010
Letters of Intent - Unexpectedly Binding?
Summer 2010
When the Trigger is Pulled:  Shotgun Termination Clauses
Fall 2010
Giving 110 Percent
Fall 1999
When your wish is the law
December 2015
Professional Regulation and Ungovernability
July 2015
Question Everything… Except the Witness - Tips on Maintaining Impartiality From R. v. Crawford, 2015 ABCA 175
July 2015
Porter Airlines Pays $150,000 for Alleged Violations of Canada's AntiSpam Legislation (CASL)
Spring 2011
Canada Consumer Product Safety Act:  What you need to know
Fall 2011
Electronic Service of Notice to Shareholders and Directors
February 2012
The Water Act: Do You Understand Your Rights, Responsibilities and Risks?
April 2012
Canadian Patents: Importance of Registering Assignment
June 2012
Legal Pitfalls of Social Media for Business
June 2013
Norwich Orders: You Can't Be Anonymous on the Internet After All
February 2014
The Legal Perils of 3D Printing
August 2012
Protection of Vulnerable Workers in Alberta
August 2014
Clarifying the Legal Test for "Family Status" Discrimination: Federal Court of Appeal Rules Employers Discriminated by Failing to Accommodate Employees’ Childcare Needs
September 2015
October 2015 Brings Key Upcoming Employer Obligations: Minimum Wage Increases and Federal Election Responsibilities
October 2015
Case Summary: Expired Appeals
October 2015
Case Summary: Standard of Review in Discipline Matter
March 2016
Significant Consequences Mean Significant Procedural Rights: Alberta Court of Appeal Provides Guidance on Procedural Fairness in Incapacity Assessments
Professional Regulatory Alert
October 2013
Guarantees in Alberta
May 2014
Complying with Notice Provisions
October 2014
Case Comments: Interpretation of Standards of Practice and Standard of Review
October 2014
Case Comments: Finality and Relitigation
December 2015
How Not to Regulate the Profession: Findings of Discrimination at B.C. Veterinary Body Offers Cautionary Tale
January 2017
Case Summary: Third Party Accreditation
Perspectives for the Professions
January 2017
Case Summary: Test for Interim Conditions
Perspectives for the Professions
2006-2014
Protection of Privacy in the Canadian Private and Health Sectors
Spring 2010
New - Changes to PIPA
October 2013
Going into Business? Give Careful Thought to Selecting and Protecting Your Business Name
October 2011
Duties of Decision Makers Acting Under Enduring Power of Attorneys and Personal Directives
May 2013
Is There Life After Death for Your Digital Assets
February 2016
Why You Should Act Now to Protect Your Intellectual Property in Canada
July 2016
Why Every Parent in Alberta Should Have a Will
March 2016
Four Reasons You Should File Now
September 2010
What every Business Owner Must Know About Trade-Marks
Winter 2011
A Caution to Personal Representatives of an Estate
Spring 2011
You Be the Judge: Canadian Trade-mark Battles
Spring 2011
Business Owners Beware
Winter 2012
Display of a Trade-mark on a Website
June 2012
Do You Own Your Business Name?
September 2012
Why Every Parent in Alberta Should Have a Will
March 2013
Is There Life After Death for Your Digital Assets?
November 2014
Canada's New Trademark Law and What it Means for Business
2012
Summary of the Legislative Framework Governing Tissue and Organ Donation in Alberta
2012
Regulatory Schemes Affecting Genetic Testing in Canada
2001
Xenotransplantation: A Regulatory Beast of Burden
2001
A Physical Therapist's Guide to Consent
December 1998
The Current Status fo Genomic Commercialization in Canada
April 2000
Did You Know?  The Business Corporation Amendment Act
March 2008
Case Comment: Commission of Inquiry on Hormone Receptor Testing
March 2004
The Best Policy
2000
Xenotransplantation: A Regulatory Beast of Burden
June 2009
Shoot, Was I Supposed to Report That?
June 2009
Retention of Fetal Heart Surveillance Strips
August 2009
Case Comment: A.C. v. Manitoba (Director of Child and Family Services), 2009 SCC 30
September 2009
Health Care Errors and Apologies
October 2009
The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act
February 2010
Quality Assurance Decisions
February 2010
Damages Issues in Health Law
February 2010
The Case of the Witness with Two Hats
July 2014
Double-Decker Damages: Employer Liability for Aggravated Damages Arising from Workplace Harassment
March 2015
"Employed" in Name Only - An Employer’s Duty to Provide Work
May 2016
Sit Back and Relax - Is there a Duty to Mitigate after Termination of a Fixed-Term Contract?
December 2013
Transaction Analysis
May 2011
Legal Considerations When Running a Contest
November 2012
Real Estate Contracts in the Digital Era
1998
The Principled Approach to Hearsay in Civil Procedure since R. v. Khan
1999
Privilege and Rule 26(2.1) of the B.C. Rules of Court
October 2005
To Belt or not to Belt: New Limits on Contributory Negligence
May 2006
Party On? Supreme Court of Canada Rules on Liability of Social Hosts for Guests' Drunk Driving
2007
Prepare Now to Avoid the Pitfalls of E-Discovery Later
November 2005
Court Rejects Challenge to Alberta's Insurance Reform
March 2006
Goodbye Statutory Condition 14: Limitations Act Amendment Places in Doubt the One Year Limitation in All-Risk Property Policies
October 2008
Protecting Pre-Trial Privacy
Winter 2008
Pre-Trail Privacy
November 2009
Finding the Killer Case
Co-Author: Karen McDougall
March 2010
Fundamental Breach R.I.P. Freedom of Contract Gains Traction in Supreme Court’s Decision in Tercon
July 2012
If a Tree Falls in Quebec, Can Anybody Sue?
April 2013
Saskatchewan Trial Court Awards Record Punitive Damages for Insurer Bad Faith
July 2013
Advanced Payments by Automobile Insurers
August 2013
Advanced Payments by Automobile Insurers
April 2005
Twenty-First Century Damage:Non-Pecuniary Damages Awards in Cases of Catastrphic Injuries - Western Provinces and Ontario Since 2000 to March 2005
April 2008
Compellability of Witnesses in Arbitration
April 2008
Implications Arising from Parallel or Related Proceedings - Use of Evidence - Res Judicata - Having Proceedings Stayed
June 2010
IP In Commercial Transactions - 43rd Annual Refresher
November 2008
Non-traditional Marks and INTA’s Non-Traditional Marks Committee
October 2006
Trade-marks Oppositions
June 2006
Overview of Copyright and Some Software Issues
February 2005
FCA Decides Whether Displayed Material Constituted a "Trade-mark"
January 2005
US Trade-mark Use and Registration
February 2002
Long-Arm Acts Enable Courts To Take Jurisdiction
1999
Intellectual Property For Corporate Counsel
1997
Topics in Patent, Trademark and Copyright
Fall 2010
Protecting the "Look & Feel" of your Website
Winter 2011
Target Wars
Spring 2011
Invention Assignments: A Cautionary Tale
Winter 2012
Canadian Patents: Not Invalid for Lack of "Good Faith"
November 2013
Patenting, Publishing and Trade Secrets: Strategies for Inventors
May 2014
Illustrator Wins Copyright Infringement Case at the Supreme Court
April 2015
Texas Justice Provides an Evidence Solution
December 2010
Google AdWords/Adsense policy
March 2013
Protection By Design: Industrial Design Law In Canada
May 2016
Keeping Your Cards Close To Your Vest
March 2015
Minor Settlements - Beware of the Pitfalls
June 2013
Renewal Options in a Lease: Tips and Traps for Landlords and Tenants
December 2013
The Condominium Corporation and the Developer Board
December 2011
New Home Inspection Regulation Primer
December 1999
Use 'Em or Lose 'Em?
2000
Paperless Documents - Part of the E-Commerce Puzzle
April 2000
The E-Commerce Puzzle
April 2000
Leave No Stone Unturned
December 2000
Slip, Fall and Pay
Spring 2000
Landlords, Competition and the Law
Spring 2010
Software Licensing
December 2012
Disasters and Property Leases - Don't Get Hit Twice
Winter 1999
Be Ethical or Be Sued
Winter 1999
Assignments, Consents and Unreasonable Landlords
Winter 1999
DCTs Go Into History
February 1998
New Law Makes Building Trespess Illegal
Summer 1999
Eaton's - A First Class Liquidation
December 1999
Lease Renewal Options
Spring 1998
Lease Indemnifiers Escape Liability
Spring 1999
Reasonable Commercial Efforts, What Does it Mean?
Summer 1998
Government Abolishes General Register
1999
Protecting Your Business- Are You Sure You Are Insured?
August 2008
Intentional Damage
June 2008
Will Your Insured Be Held Liable for Damages Intentionally Caused by Someone Else?
September 1999
Joint and Several Tortfeasors and the Possible Impact of Settlement
February 2010
Fullowka v. Pinkerton's of Canada Ltd.
June 2012
Annapolis County District School Board v. Marshall, 2012 SCC 27
June 2012
Material Contribution is the Unicorn of Canadian Tort Law
June 2012
Empowering You Loved Ones for Informed Decision-Making
February 2014
Important Changes to the Foreign Worker Program
December 2015
Small Changes Big Impacts
March 2000
Rule 593(1.1) and the 'Residual' Category for Security Costs
June 2001
Putting an End to 'Desultory Correspondence' - Recent Application of Rule 244.1
June 2001
Not My Problem - Or Is It? Insurance Considerations in Leasing Arrangements
June 2008
Please Release Me, Let Me Go: Releases and Changes in Law
April 2010
Controversial Proposed Independent Medical Examination Rule Likely To Be Amended
October.November 2010
Solving the Meaning of Life: Calculating the Loss of Dependency Claim
May 2012
Costs and Disbursements - An Overview
Fall 2009
Canadian Precedents of Pleadings - Personal Injury Chapter
September 2010
Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Canadian Precedents of Pleadings
November 2009
Tips and Trends in CleanTech Licensing
June 2000
Coca-Cola vs. Pardhan
November 2010
The legal implications of app development
January 2011
CleanTech in Calgary
Winter 2011
Executive Compensation: Looking at the Whole Package
Spring 2011
Tips For Software Licensing in 2011
May 2011
Software licensing in the cloud
Aug 2011
Canadian Trade-Mark Update: .XXX Blocking Process
Fall 2011
Canada's New Anti-Spam Legislation: How can it impact your business?
Winter 2012
Software Licensing and Development: A Case Study
February 2012
You Can't Have Clouds Without a Little Bit of Lightning: Cloud Computing in 2012
April 2012
Intellectual Property Issues in Corporate-Commercial Transactions
Dec 2012
Click and Copy: Breach of Online License Agreements and Copyright Infringement
January 2013
Outsourcing by Canadian Companies: Another Look at the USA Patriot Act
March 2013
Trade-Mark Rights: Across the Border & on the Web
June 2013
Software Licenses and Indemnities: What Obligations Are You Taking On?
October 2013
Keeping Secrets: Trade Secrets and Confidentiality Agreements
November 2013
Tips and Trends in Online Contracting
February 2014
Supreme Court on Copyright Infringement and Protection of Ideas
May 2014
Unilateral Changes to Online Terms: Do They Work
November 2014
Intellectual Asset Management Best Practices – Part 2
May 2014
Intellectual Asset Management Best Practices - Part 1
March 2015
What Happens When a Franchise Agreement Ends, Part Two: Cancellation
April 2015
Competing After Employment (Part One)
August 2015
No copyright or trademark protection for metatags
September 2015
Forum Selection in Online Terms
February 2016
What Happens When a Franchise Agreement Ends - Part Three: Rescission
July 2016
A Binding "Clickwrap Agreement" From Paper?
September 2016
Ownership of Copyright in Software
September 2016
The Wild West: Drone Laws and Privacy in Canada
March 2016
Competing After Employment (Part Two)
February 2014
Franchise Law Series: Part One
April 1991
Director's Liability - The Long Arm of the Law (And How to Loosen the Grip)
April 2000
Reasonable Time Requirements Imposed on Banks
Spring 2000
Criminal Interest Rate
Co-Author: Joanne Chia
May 2002
Interjurisdictional Considerations & Other Issues Facing an Aging Population
April 1996
Fiduciaries: To Be or Not to Be
Co-Author: C. Valestuk of Bennett Jones
2006
Investigation of Physical, Temperature and Chemical Effects on the Short Term and Long Term Performance of High Density Polyethylene Pipe
2005
Response of a Landfill Drainage Pipe Buried in a Trench
2002
Stress Concentrations Around Circular Holes in Perforated Drainage Pipes
2009
Measured deformations and calculated stresses of high-density polyethylene pipes under very deep burial
2002
Effect of Backfill Configuration on the Structural Response of Leachate Collection Pipes
2003
Large Scale Laboratory Test of  Leachate Collection Pipe in a Trench
2005
Laboratory Tests on an HDPE Pipe Under Enormous Overburden Pressure
April 2012
Van Breda: The Supreme Court of Canada Provides Clarity to Canadian Conflict of Laws Rules
October 2012
What to Do When a Major Fire Loss Occurs
2011
Antioxidant depletion in high-density polyethylene pipes exposed to synthetic leachate and air
October 2013
Buried High-density Polyethylene Pipe Deflections at Elevated Temperatures
November 2014
Understanding Intent: The Enhanced Role Placed on the Surrounding Circumstances by the Supreme Court of Canada
March 2006
Personal Guarantees in Alberta: A Signature Is Not Enough
August 2000
Did You Know?  Termination Pay
June 2009
The Owner Versus the Owners?  Remedies of the Condominium Corporation Under the Condominium Property Act
March 2012
Collections Law in Alberta: A Practical Guide (Textbook)
October 2016
Being a mentor - it's good for you too
2009
Compendium on the Law of Punitive Damages
October 1994
The Expert Witness in Court: Evidence Given by Doctors
1990
Surveillance Videotapes: Admissibility and Weight in the Canadian Civil Courts
August 2013
21st Century Task Force White Paper and Report (Sandra Corbett was a member of the task force)
January 2013
Canada's Access to Information Act - The Disclosure of Third-Party Information
May 2012
The Disclosure of Confidential Third-Party Information
July 2012
The Supreme Court of Canada Provides Clarity to Conflict of Laws Rules
May 2013
"Not In Kansas Any More": Enforcing American Letters of Request in Canada
December 2014
The Use of Internal Experts in Canadian Litigation
November 2014
Cross-Border Evidentiary Considerations When Confronting Loss or Destruction of Evidence in Canada
March 2015
Recent Developments in the Canadian Law of Contract
July 2015
Thou Shalt Not Deceive: The New Commandment for Canadian Business
September 2016
Ledcor: Taming Sattva’s Wild Horse of Contractual Interpretation for Standard Form Contracts
November 2004
Consumer Privacy and State Security: Losing our Balance
2003
Same Sex Unions: An Introduction
May 2014
Don’t Let this Happen to You: Recent Developments in Occupational Health & Safety Law
April 1999
When is Your Insurance Broker/Agent Liable?
July 2016
If Your Expert Doesn’t Know the Product he is Testifying on, You’re Gonna Have a Bad Time
January 2017
CPP Disability Benefits: To Deduct or Not to Deduct
June 2013
No One Needs to Know: The Pierringer Agreement Settlement Amount Need Not Be Disclosed
April 2012
Is Nature "Patentable"?
March 2013
The Heart of The Patent Bargain: Viagra Patent Invalidated In Canada
November 2013
Getting Your Application Through the USPTO - Expedited Examination Options
May 2014
Whose Invention Is It Anyway? Some Thoughts on Patent Inventorship and Ownership
September 2016
Post-Grant Patent Amendment - Canadian and US Options
March 2013
Utility Models, Petty Patents & Innovation Patents: Efficient IP Protection for SMEs
1997
Legal Researcher on "Counselor as Witnesses" by Allan E. Barsky
2001
Workplace Violence
April 2003
What to Do in the Event of a Work Site Accident
Summer 2002
Who Owns an Idea? - Current Workplace Issues
Spring 2005
Amendments to the Criminal Code All Directors and Employers Should Know About
Winter 2004
Bill C-45 & Criminal Liability
March 2008
Bill C-45 First Conviction
Winter 2009
Current Issues in Employment Law
April 2003
Occupational Health and Safety and WCB Legislative Update
September 2003
Take the Right Steps
May 2003
Saying 'No' in Albertan: An Exploration of the Right and Obligation to Refuse Unsafe Work Conditions
April 2009
Reminding Us that Violence Hurts Us All: Criminal and Quasi-Criminal Liability for Workplace Violence
January 2009
Saturday Night's Not all Right for Fighting…In the Work Place: A Review of the Canada Labour Code Work Place Violence Regulations
July 2009
Case Update: Rare Alberta OHS Acquittal
July 2009
Influenza A (H1N1) in the Workplace - OHS Considerations
March 2008
OHS in 2007 - A Year of Trends or Not?
1997
Counsellors as Witnesses
May 1992
Intifada and the Emergence of Palestinian Identity
Spring 2003
What to Do in the Event of a Work Site Accident
May 2003
Saying 'No' in Albertan: An Exploration of the Right and Obligation to Refuse Unsafe Work Conditions
February 2010
Workplace Violence:  A Chemical Explosion of Another Kind
April 2010
Alberta Government Reconsiders OHS Enforcement after Auditor General’s Critique
March 2012
Safety without Borders? Let's Hope Not.
November 2013
What's The Risk of Not Foreseeing Safety?
March 2009
The Biggest OHS Law Story of 2008, Bar None
May 2009
The Impact of Influenza A (H1N1) Virus In The Workplace
Fall 2009
The Impact of Influenza A (H1N1) Virus In The Workplace
February 2004
Alberta’s New Occupational Health and Safety Regime
January 2013
Recent Developments in Construction, Labour Relations, and Occupational Health & Safety in Alberta, Canada
July 2015
When is an Employee’s Disability a Factor in his Dismissal?
March 1999
Electronic Commerce in Canada (co-author)
July 1999
Did You Know?  Personal Information Protection
December 1999
Condominium Developers' Holdbacks - Cash Flow Crunch
December 1999
Agents and Lawyers - Who is Watching Out for the Purchaser?
June 2011
Contracts for the Sale and Purchase of Land: Purchaser's Remedies
June 2011
Changes Passes to Controversial Land Use Legislation
January 2017
Joint Submissions on Sanction: The Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies the Amount of Deference that Should be Given
Perspectives for the Professions
October 2015
Police and Adjuster Statements – Admissible or Not?
1999
Official Marks Under Canada's Trade-Marks Act
1993
Defence of Property in the Criminal Code
1999
The Interface of Tort & Contract in the Canadian Construction Dispute
December 2006
New Copyright Decision from the Supreme Court of Canada
December 2007
Copyright and Moral Rights in Academic Work
June 2008
Copyright Act Amendment Bill C-61: Coming Soon?
August 2009
Aram Systems Ltd. v. NovAtel Inc.
September 2011
Everything You Wanted To Know About .XXX - But Were Afraid To Ask
Winter 2012
Harper vs. The SCC - Copyright Cage Match?
August 2012
$5 Cab Ride - SCC Copyright Decisions Don't Take Us Very Far
March 2013
What's the Use? Give Your Trade-Mark's Life Some Meaning
June 2013
Insane in the Do-main: The New gTLDs and the Trademark Clearinghouse
February 2014
Generic Top Level Domains (gTLD) Update
May 2014
Mommas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be CDAs - The Problem With Trade Marking Professional Designations and Their Acronyms
January 2013
$5 Cab Ride SCC - Copyright Decisions Don't take Us Very Far
May 2013
Top 10 LMO Exemptions - An Annotated Guide
September 2011
Labour Market Opinions: Are We Ready for the Next Wave?
May 2011
From Ship's Manifest to GCMS: The Secret Language of Immigration
April 2009
Work Permits: The Fundamentals
Co-Author: H. Greenberg
May 2008
Provincial Nominee Program in Western Canada: The Silver Bullet?
Co-Author: R. Kischer
September 2007
Obtaining Labour Market Opinions (LMOs): Skilled Works and Low-Skilled Workers
April 2007
Servicing Canada: Responding to the Skills and Labour Shortage
February 2007
The Alberta Provincial Nominee Program: Overview, Strategies, and Practical Tips
September 2006
Obtaining Labour Market Opinions in Western Canada: Skilled Workers, Low-Skilled Workers and Special Programs
Co-Author: K. Swartzenberger
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A Practical Guide to Provincial Nominee Programs - Chapter Two: Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program
December 2015
Beware the AMP
December 2015
Alberta Immigrant Nominee Program Expected to Reopen January 27, 2016
December 2015
Updated Caregiver Program
February 2016
BIG Alert
Program Delivery Update for the Artists
November 2016
Thinking of Immigrating to Canada?
February 2017
Recent Changes in Canadian Immigration Law and Policy
Seminars
October 2000
Set-Off in CCAA Proceedings
June 2001
Trustee in bankruptcy bests criminal fraud victims in Alta. Q.B. - Focus on Corporate Commercial Law
December 2001
Bankruptcy Court: A Primer for the Non-Specialist - Focus on Corporate Commercial Law
January 2002
Trustee Must Identify and Avoid Conflict of Interest - Bankruptcy & Insolvency
2002
Canada's Bankruptcy Courts
2002
Le tribunal de faillite - quelques notions elementaires pour le profane.
1998
Editor for article authored by L.A. Katz Jones, "Is Viewing a Web Page Copyright Infringement?"
Fall 2003
Bill 44, The Personal Information Protection Act - Private Sector Privacy Legislation
Fall 2003
You Raise the Issue - Privacy Principles and Business Transactions
Fall 2003
Privacy In Employment
2002
Summary of Penalties for OHS
2002
Disciplinary Actions
Spring 2003
Marital and Family Status Discrimination: A New Definition
Summer 2002
You Raise the Issue - Fixed Term Contracts
October 2002
Top 10 Reasons Why You Don't Need a Will
1983
What Canadian Leaders Say in Gerald Vandezande, Christians in the Crisis & Toward Responsible Citizenship
1983
Role of the Teacher of the Future
1983
Student Evaluation: The Political or the Educational Approach?
1986
Private Schools: A Hot Topic on the Public Education Agenda
2002
The Duty to Refuse Dangerous Work
July 2001
Seven Things Businesses Need to Know About Letters of Credit
October 1999
Emergency Services Liability Issues: The Latest on Firefighting Liability
Co-Author: Ronald R. Nelson
December 1999
Municipal Liability for Sewer Backup Claims in Alberta
Co-Author: Ronald R. Nelson
April 2000
Environmental Land Contamination
May 2000
Exceptions to Caveat Emptor
Winter 2001
You Raise the Issue - Rules for Employees Working Alone
October 2000
Managing Psychological Disorders in the Workplace: Legal and Moral Issues
Co-Author: Stephen Hillier
January 2001
Admissibility of Computer Stored Records
August 1994
Recent Trends in Tort Law - An Emerging "Deep Pockets" Theory of Liability?
1994
Business Expansion into U.S. & Mexico
March 1992
How U.S. Shareholders Can Avoid Sting of the Canadian Butterfly
1980
Living Wills
June 2003
Workplace Violence
June 2003
Drug Testing in the Workplace
June 2003
Health and Safety Issues in Arbitration
June 2003
Accommodating Employee's
1998
Patent Pending: Are Higher Life Forms Patentable?
March 2002
Clicked, Sealed, Delivered (The Electronic Transactions Act)
September 2001
Advisors' Liability for the Failure of Due Diligence
September 2001
The Law and Bioethical Issues
Summer 2002
Great Employee - Bad Manager
Winter 2001
Sexual Harassment Policy Can Save Employers Money
Winter 2001
Current Workplace Issues - Update on the Privacy of Information in the Workplace
Summer 2001
Double Dipping: Court Allows Damages and Disability Benefits
Summer 2001v
Current Workplace Issues - Just Cause and the Dishonest Employee
June 2002
"Reasonable Expectation of Profit" Test: not dead but comatose
June 2002
The Vesting of RESPs in a Bankrupt's Estate
March 2002
Doing Business With First Nations
March 2002
Why Go Public?
September 2001
Cyber Insurance
June 2001
The Brave New World of Non-Competition and Non-Solicitation Clauses
June 2001
Internet Sales and The Duty of Care
1995
Operating out of Your Basement - Make Sure it's Legal
2002
Wrongful Dismissal vs. ESC
2002
UNEP: Retrospect & Prospect - Options for Forming the Global Environmental Governance Regime
2002
The Enigma of Stigma: A New Environmental Contamination Challenge Facing the Canadian Judiciary
1997
Recent Legislative and Judicial Developments
1996
Current U.S. Estate Tax Issues of Interest to Canadians
April 2001
Insurance & Structured Settlements; Impaired Driving Raises Many Issues for Insurers
May 1994
Canada's Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act - Review Process
October 1995
Working Group #6 Legislative and Technical Issues
1997
CCAA Amendments Proposed in Bill C-5
1997
The 1997 Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act ("BIA") Amendments
1998
The Bank Merger Process
1999
The Bank Merger Process
April 1999
The Bank Merger Process
August 1999
The Great Chief Justice John Marshall and the Rule of Law
May 2000
Partition and Sale a Possible Remedy for Mortgagee
2000
Partition and Sale of Land in Alberta
September 2000
Alta., B.C. cases enhance access to equitable set-off - Focus on Bankruptcy & Insolvency
2002
DNA Databanks, Public Opinion and the Law
Co-Author: T. Caulfield
2003
Beyond an Uninformed Public? A Comparitive Analysis of Survey Data Concerning Patenting and Commodification
2004
Building Systemic Models for Medical Error Reporting
Fall 2004
Considerations for Employers with Company Vehicles
Fall 2004
Are Temporary Short-Term Medical Conditions Protected Under Alberta Human Rights Legislation
Spring 2005
The Alberta Governments Provincial Nominee Program - Employer Advantage
Spring 2005
You Raise the Issue - Resigning without Providing Advance Notice
Spring 2001
Current Workplace Issues - Career Transition Counseling
2004
Scorsese's Cape Fear: The Triumph of Stereotypes
2004
Revenge of the Bimbo: Legally Blonde and My Cousin Vinny
March 2001
You Raise the Issue - Wrongful Dismissal
Spring.Summer 2000
Workers Compensation Act - Prohibits Legal Proceddings Against Employers Covered by the Act
Winter 2000
You Raise the Issue - Short Term and Long Term Disability Differences and Disabled Employee During Termination Period
Fall 2000
Privacy of Information in the Workplace
Fall 2000
Current Workplace Issues - Provincial Employment Standards and Maternity Benefits
Spring.Summer 2000
You Raise the Issue - Minimum Wage and Employee Theft
Winter 2000
Can Employers Immunize Themselves Against Human Rights Complaints?
Winter 2000
Current Workplace Issues - Hiring Personal Contacts
Summer & Fall 1999
Employers Beware!  New Test for Vicarious Liability
Summer & Fall 1999
Current Workplace Issues - Sexual Discrimination
Summer.Fall 1999
You Raise the Issue - Job Abandonment
Spring 2006
You Raise the Issue - Employee Insurance Information Disclosure
Fall 2005
Blogging and the Workplace
Fall 2005
Current Workplace Issues - Court Awards Wrongfully Dismissed Employee
Spring 2005
Current Workplace Issues - When Has an Employee Resigned?
Spring 2005
Update on Mugford v. Weber
Winter 2004
The New Occupational Health and Safety Code - Bill C-45
Winter 2004
You Raise the Issue - Occupational Health and Safety Code
Fall 2000
You Raise the Issue - Constructive Dismissal
Fall 2006
Dress Codes Uncovered
Fall 2006
Current Workplace Issues - Drug Testing Policies
Fall 2006
You Raise the Issue - Wrongful Dismissal Damages
Spring 2006
Supreme Court of Canada Decision on "Whistleblowers"
Spring 2006
Current Workplace Issues - Drug Testing and Duty to Accommodate
Spring 1999
Current Workplace Issues - Wrongful Dismissal
Spring 1999
You Raise the Issue - Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
Winter 2000
Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
Winter 2000
Current Workplace Issues - Bullying
Winter 2000
You Raise the Issue - Insubordination and Overtime Pay with Termination
Spring.Summer 2007
Current Workplace Issues - Inducing Employees
Spring 2001
Monitoring Employee Internet and E-Mail Use
April 1999
Letters of Credit - Fundamentals Businesses Need to Know
2000
Your Website - Virtual Ownership
October 2000
You Can't Take It With You, So What Are You Going to Do With It?
October 2000
Your Plant - Their Inspection
October 2000
Did You Know?  Financial Assistance Rules
August 2000
To Click or Not To Click
August 2000
Change to 42 - Why It's Good For You
April 2000
How to Keep Your Inc. Blots Ltd.
2000
Limited Liability Partnership Act: Half a Shield is Better Than None
2000
Did You Know?  Website Tutorials
October 1999
When is a Franchise Really a Franchise?
October 1999
Did You Know?  The Fair Trading Act
October 1999
Inter-Internet Policy for Employees
July 1999
Know the Environmental Status of the Land Before You Purchase
July 1999
The Franchisor - What He Has to Tell You!
April 1999
Did You Know?  Federal Information Protection
July 1991
Negotiating with Financial Institutions
October 1991
Maximizing Your Debt Collections
April 1990
Gearing Up for the GST
Fall 2007
Assigning Work to Disabled Employees Across Collective Bargaining Lines
Fall 2007
You Raise the Issue - Non-Competitive Agreements
April 2008
ONT. C.A. sends a stern warning to trial judges about Wallace damages
Spring 2008
Current Workplace Issues - Drug Testing - The Current State of the Law
March 2000
Duties of Personal Representatives, Attorneys and Agents
April 2005
A New Era in Resolution of Complaints Against Profesionals
2000
The New Canadian Venture Exchange
April 2000
Capital Pool Companies
July 2001
Intellectual Property Law Client Alert
March 2001
But I never Asked to be a Litigant!
March 2001
Dying without a Will
March 2001
The Personal Directives Act
August 1998
Waivers of Liability in Sport and Recreational Activities
August 1998
Buying or Selling your Home
August 1998
Taking Care to Take Care of Yourself
November 1998
And to all a goodnight
Spring 2002
You Raise the Issue - Termination Notice and Holding Positions for Maternity
Winter 1998
Procedure and Remedies of the Alberta Human Rights and Citizenship Commission
Winter 1998
Current Workplace Issues - Obligations of Employees - Reasonableness and Good Faith
Summer 1998
Conducting a Harassment Investigation, the Do's and Don'ts
Summer 1998
Current Workplace Issues - Handling Employees with Performance Deficiencies
Spring 1998
Employee vs. Independent Contractor
Spring 1998
Current Workplace Issues - Near Cause Termination
Spring 1998
You Raise the Issue - Hiring U.S. Citizens and Firing Employees for Fraud
Fall 1997
Communicating with Employees During a Union Organizing Campaign
Fall 1997
Current Workplace Issues - Evaluating the Manner of an Employee's Termination to Assess Reasonable Notice
Fall 1997
You Raise the Issue - Defending Against Age Discrimination and Non-Competition Agreements
Summer 1997
Harassment in the Workplace - Are Employers on the Hook?
Summer 1997
Current Workplace Issues - Out-of-Province Employment Standards Code
Summer 1997
You Raise the Issue - Wrongful Dismissal Lawsuits and Avoiding Lawsuits During Restructuring
Spring 1997
Drug Testing in the Workplace
Spring 1997
Current Workplace Issues - Changing Employment Terms and Conditions
Spring 1997
You Raise the Issue - Preventing Ex-Employees from Soliciting Business and Ownership of an Idea Built with Company Equipment
Winter 1996
Current Workplace Issues - Alternative Dispute Resolution
Winter 1996
You Raise the Issue - Long Term Disability and Job Reassignment and Compensation
Spring 1996
Dismissing the Disabled Employee
Spring 1996
Current Workplace Issues - Harassment
Winter 1995
Navigating Notice Periods
Winter 1995
Current Workplace Issues - Special Care When Offering Resignations with Compensation
Winter 1995
You Raise the Issue - Dismissing Employees Without Contracts and Selling a Business with Unionized Employees
Fall 1995
Same Sex Spousal Benefits - Rights and Obligations
Fall 1995
Current Workplace Issues - Workplace Relationships
Fall 1995
You Raise the Issue - Terminating Probationary Workers and Overtime Pay on Salary
Spring 1995
Current Workplace Issues - The Importance of Terms and Conditions of Employment
Winter 1994
Discrimination in the Workplace; The Employer's Duty to Accommodate
Winter 1994
Your Raise the Issue - Calculating Severance Packages and Demotion vs. Wrongful Dismissal
Summer 1994
Demystifying Sexual Harassment
Summer 1994
You Raise the Issue - Rea's the Issue?
Summer 1994
Current Workplace Issues - Employee Termination
2001
Promissory Notes: The Dangers of Limitation Periods
2001
Squeeze Out
Spring.Summer 2002
Duty of Consultation
Spring.Summer 2002
Exemption from Garagemen's Liens
Spring.Summer 2002
The Benoit Decision
Spring 2000
Unwanted Goods Left on Premises
April.May 2008
Even More Reasons to Avoid Litigation
1999
Contractors and Freedom of Information
1999
Precautionary Steps a Supplier Can Take to Avoid the Effects fo a Bankruptcy
December 2006
Professionalism
Fall 2008
Current Workplace Issues - Accommodating Family Status
April 2005
Case Comment: Gallant v. Capital Health Region [2004] BCJ No. 1765
2009
Recent Cases of Interest in Policing
2007
Striking Back:  The Tort Action for Spousal Violence
2008
Natural Health Product Regulation in Canada: Recent Changes, Proposed Changes, and the Politico-Legal Dimensions
Economic Downturn Special Edition
Human Resources in Times of Economic Uncertainty
April 2009
New Developments in Immigration Law Labour Market Opinion Processing
January 2009
"Metropolitan City of Vancouver" Found to be Uncertain and Ambiguous - Supreme Court of Canada Rules on Non-Competition Agreement
January 2009
Co-author, Education Law
1973
Word and Words in Theological Dissertation Perspective: Martin Luther's Views on Literature & Figurative Speech
1976
Synopsis in: Germanische Dissertationen in Kurzfassung: Jahrbuch fur Internationale Germanistik
2004
An Emerging Imbalance of Power and Discretion: Could Researchers Owe their Subjects Fiduciary Obligations?
2003
DNA Databanks and Public Fears:  How Shall We Inform Consent?
2003
Beyond an Uninformed Public? A Comparative Analysis of Survey Data Concerning Patenting and Commodification
2002
DNA Databanks, Privacy, Public Perceptions and the Law
Co-Author: T. Caulfield
2002
Genetics in the News, Is the Public Listening?
Co-Authors: T. Bubela, C Washenfelder
2002
Commodification and the Patenting of Genetic Materials
Co-Author: L. Sheremeta
2002
Achievements and Challenges on Policies for Allied Health Professionals who Use Telehealth in the Canadian Arctic
2005
Political and Legal Dimensions of Recent Changes to Natural Health Product Regulations in Canada, abstract in "CAM Research in Canada: Sharing Successes and Challenges
2002
Health Information Act:  Practice Considerations for Medical and Legal Practitioners
Co-Authors: J. Martland, B Johnson
1996
Getting into Law School, the Canadian Guide
Co-Authors: Many
March 2009
Alberta's New Apology Legislation
March 2009
Picturing Justice
June 2009
A Reason Not to Pay Overtime
Special Privacy Edition, Summer 2009
You Raise the Issue - Promotion Assessment
Spring 2009
HR In Times of Uncertainty
2009
Estate Administration: Beyond the Basics - A Potpourri of Issues
2005
Forging Alberta's Constitutional Framework - Chapter: Venerable Rights: Constitutionalizing Alberta's Schools, 1869-1905
January 2008
The Quebec debate on reasonable accommodation: Politicians propose amendments to the Quebec Charter and a new constitution for Quebec
March 2008
The debate over reasonable accommodation of minority practices comes to Alberta
April 2008
Longely v. Canada: Thresholds, public funding of political parties, and the Charter
April 2008
The Magna Carta: Copy of first Constitution sells for 21 Million
July 2009
Restrictions on Competition in the Sale of a Dental Practice
2008
Parental Involvement in Competitive Youth Sport Settings
Co-Authors: Holt, N. L., Tamminen, K. A., Black, D. E., Sehn, Z. L.
2007
Developmental Activities that Lead to Drop Out and Investment in Sport
Co-Author: Côté, J.
2005
Parental Behaviours of Invested and Dropout Ice Hockey Players
Co-Author: Côté, J.
2002
Training and Environmental Influences on the Development of Sport Expertise
Co-Authors: Baker, J., Horton, S., Robertson-Wilson, J.
Fall 2009
Current Workplace Issues - Violence
2007
Bids that Bind
2007
Buyer Beware: Is an Inspection Really Necessary?
Fall 2009
Tenants: Be Mindful of the "Change in Control" Clause in Your Lease
Fall 2009
The Dependant Adults Act is Replacing the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act
Fall 2009
Do Arbitration Clauses in Contracts Preclude Class Action Litigation in Alberta?
Fall 2009
Am I Original?
April 2009
Labour Market Opinion Processing
October 2009
Trade, Investment, and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA)
2008
R. v. Gentec: Advancing Environmental Consultants Liability in Canada
2009
Strange Bedfellows or Reluctant Allies?:  Assessing Whether Environmental Non-Conventional Organizations (ENGOs) Should Serve as Official Monitors of Whaling for the International Whalining Commission (IWC)
2009
The Ethical Obstacles of Environmental Law: Assessing the Need to Effectively Incorporate an Environmental Ethic into the Practice of Environmental Law
2009
Assessing a Public Health Justification for Reducing Whale Consumption in Northern Canada
2005
Police Experience with the Health Information Act:  The Edmonton Police Service's Submissions to the Select Special Health Information Act Review Committee
 The Edmonton Police Service's Submissions to the Select Special Health Information Act Review Committee
Winter 2010
New Professional Corporation Rules in Alberta
June 2010
Facebook: What Employers Need to Know About Workplace Privacy, Discipline & Dismissal
June 2010
You Raise the Issue - Human Rights vs. Human Safety
Summer 2010
Is Non-Compliance With Statutory Timelines Fatal?
Spring 2010
Dealing with Insolvent Customers
March 2001
The Evolving Definition of "Spouse"
Spring 2001
Loose Lips Sink Ships: Trade Secrets and Confidentiality
Winter 2000.2001
Shareholders' Agreements
Winter 2000 & 2001
Off Duty Dilemmas: Substance Abuse Testing
Summer 2010
The New Copyright Bill: It Giveth, and Taketh Away?
September 2010
Case Update: Visconti v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
September 1999
Joint Operator Agreements - Occupational Health and Safety and Employment Issues
November 2010
OHS Update
Fall 2010
Changes to the Health Information Act
November 2010
Recent Cases of Interest to Regulators
Winter 2011
The Ties That Bind: An Employer’s Guide to Accommodating Family Obligations in the Workplace
Fall 2010
When is Specific Performance Available in a Real Estate Transaction?
Fall 2010
Suing for Damages that Exceed the Deposit
Fall 2010
Force Majeure and Entire Agreement Clauses: Avoiding Ambiguity in Construction Agreements
April 2011
The Alberta Court of Appeal Narrows the Definition of "Employer" Under the Alberta Human Rights Act
May 2011
Appeal Court Opines on Expectation of Privacy in the Workplace
May 2011
Residential Schools Claims
Spring 2011
Battle of the Forms
January 2012
Bill C-22 - Mandatory Reporting Obligations
February 2012
Drawing Lines in the Virtual Sand: Tips You Can Use for Developing Effective Computer use Policies in the Workplace
January 2012
Sparrowhawk v. Zapoltinsky
March 2011
Navigating Rule 1.2 and Part 4 of the Rules
April 2012
The Social Media Challenge -  Discipline, Good Character, and the Right to Freedom of Expression.
September 2011
The Medium is the Message
June 2012
Residential School Claims
2011
Evidentiary Issues in the Electronic Social Networking Universe: A Union Perspective
2011
Entering the Abyss: The Resident's Standard of Care
November 2011
Should Applicants Be Denied Registration Based on Past Criminal Conduct?
November 2012
Navigating the Two-Way Street of Workplace Accommodation
December 2012
Alberta Court of Appeal Maintains Injunction Postponing Random Drug Testing
February 2013
A Win for Employers: Greater Obligations on Some Departing Employees
February 2013
Update on Family Status Accomodation: Federal Court Finds that Childcare Not a "Choice"
March 2013
Legislative Update: A Primer on the Recent Changes to Alberta's Occupational Health and Safety Act
March 2013
Business Owners: What Happens to Your Closely-Held Shares on Divorce?
May 2013
A Catch to a Release
June 2013
Supreme Court Speaks On Random Alcohol Testing
August 2013
Employee Relief Causes Employer Grief: The ability to perform employment-related duties is an integral part of an employment contract
October 2013
Publication of Discipline Decisions A-OK, Says Alberta's Top Court: Zakhary v. College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, 2013 ABCA 336
November 2013
A Lovely Review of Employment Contract Principles
November 2013
To Adjourn or Not to Adjourn, That is the Question
December 2013
Relative Priorities of Planning Instruments Governing National Park Towns
July 2013
Food For Thought: Effecting Shark Conservation through Marine Protected Areas and Enhanced Collaboration with International Organizations
December 2011
Court Turns Nose Up At Landlord's Termination Right
April 2012
Expropriation of Restrictive Covenants
May 2013
Recent Alberta Court of Queen's Bench Decision Finds that Grievance Process Communications are Privileged
January 2013
Ontario Privacy Commissioner Rules that the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act Does Not Apply to Professors' Research Expense Reports
August 2013
Employee Relief Causes Employer Grief
March 2014
Reasonable Notice and the Older Worker
February 2014
Headhunter Discriminates in Hiring; Employer Found Liable
November 2013
Employees at High Levels and Positions of Trust: Recent Alberta Changes Affecting How Employers Should Safeguard Their Interests
January 1998
Book Note on Intellectual Property Law:  Copyright, Patents, Trade-marks by David Vaver
November 2014
Computer and Software Related Innovation - Is There A Rationale For Filing Software Patent Applications in Canada?
December 2014
Understanding Intent: The Enhanced Role Placed on the Surrounding Circumstances by the Supreme Court of Canada
December 2014
Utilizing Social Media in Civil Litigation: The Collection, Preservation, and Value of New Forms of Evidence
December 2014
Commercial Contracts Include an Implied Duty of Good Faith
April 2015
Diminished Value:  Recent Court Decisions Reveal a Changing Landscape in Alberta on Determining How Much a Vehicle Involved in an Accident is Worth
April 2015
Drilling Down: Oil Prices and Innovation
April 2015
"Full and final settlement of any and all claims" – not so, says the Alberta Human Rights Tribunal
April 2015
Changes to Court Fees in Alberta
December 2014
The Alberta Court of Appeal Expands the Requirements for Describing Privileged Records in an Affidavit of Records
July 2014
Provincial Court Expected to Increase Financial Limits
2010
Shortage of Lawyers North of 60 Preventing Indian Residential School Claimants from Submitting Claims?
June 2016
Case Summary: Duty to Cooperate with Regulator
Perspectives for the Professions Newsletter
June 2016
Case Summary: Good Character Requirement
Perspectives for the Professions Newsletter
February 2014
Significant Alberta Court of Appeal Decision for Automobile Insurers
June 2013
New Domain Name Deadlines for Trademark Owners
November 2012
Recent Cases of Interest to Regulators
September 2013
Recent Cases of Interest to Regulators
December 2013
Recent Cases of Interest to Regulators
October 2015
Requirement on Regulator to Follow Policies
June 2017
Business Succession and Tax Planning Strategies
Conferences
June 2016
From Start to Finish - Business Development and Project Management
October 2015
Starting, Buying or Selling a Business? Legal and Practical Pointers
January - March 2016
Labour and Employment: 2015 Year in Review
March 2014
2013 Year in Review
February - March 2015
Labour and Employment: 2014 Year in Review
January 2011
The Fundamentals of Privacy Law & Compliance
January 2013
The Supreme Court of Canada and Privacy in Workplace Computers
November 2010
You Put That Online? Blogging, Social Networking, and Workplace Privacy
October 2009
Everything You Wanted to Know About Employment Privacy But Were Afraid to Ask
November 2013
Lunchtime Round Table Series for FOIP Coordinators
October 2010
OIPC Mediation and Inquiry Procedures -- An Overview of the Usual Steps, and a Review of the New Inquiry Procedures
May 2011
Round Table Discussion: Advanced Issues in Responding to FOIP Access Requests
September 2011
Round Table Discussion: Current Issues in Privacy Compliance
November 2011
Round Table Discussion: Dealing with Protection of Privacy
2000
Civil Litigation Process
2001
Civil Litigation Process
Periodically
Various courses on Civil Litigation process & Insurance Law
1999 - 2005
Interviewing, Negotiating & Counseling
2006
General Counsel's Role in Maximizing Board Effectiveness
2010
General Counsel's Role in Maximizing Board Effectiveness
2012
General Counsel's Role in Maximizing Board Effectiveness
2009
Optimizing Electronic Health Record and Information Systems
2010
Optimizing Electronic Health Record and Information Systems
January 2016
The Role of the Board - Practical Strategies to Add Value and Minimize Risk
Presentations
October 2010
Legal Information for Small Business Success
March 2014
2013 Year in Review
February 2011
Aggravated Damages in Employment Law
February 2012
Bad Faith Damages in the Manner of Dismissal
November - December 2016
Family Status Accommodation Seminars
June 2016
From Conflict to Calm: Dealing with High-Conflict Behavior in the Workplace: Questions and Legal Issues about Workplace Conflict
March 2016
Human Rights: 5 Top Cases from 2015
October 2015
Is your Workplace Toxic?
March 2014
The Duty to Accommodate
February 2005
The Year in Review - Edmonton
February 2016
Workplace Harassment: Best Practices for Employers
October 2014
Duty to Accommodate Obligations in relation to Medical Education
June 2013
Family Status Accommodation
May 2013
Family Status Accommodation
December 2012
Labour Rights (panelist)
November 2014
Labour, Employment and WCB
April 2011
Legal Issues for School Administrators - Bullying
October 2002
Presentation On Occupational Health & Safety
April 2011
Selected Topics in Employment Law
November 2012
Round Table Discussion: Human Rights Issues for Regulators
May 2013
Informal Resolution of Complaints
September 2012
Round Table Discussion: Special Guest Peter Hourihan (Alberta Ombudsman)
1995-Present
Presentations for insurer clients on a variety of topics
1992-1995
In-house presentations regarding current litigation issues and case studies
September 2015
Social Networking in Litigation
November 2014
Social Networking in Litigation
March 2017
Intersection of Family and Criminal Law
September 2011
Alberta Workers' Compensation Legislation
April 2012
Dealing with Difficult Counsel
March 2013
Dealing with Difficult Counsel
June 2008
Economic Loss
April 2013
Housekeeping Damages and Dealing with Difficult Counsel
January 2009
Insurance 2008 Year in Review
February 2009
Insurance 2008 Year in Review
June 2012
Insurance Law Update
March 2008
Life After the Cap
October 2006
Lynne v. Taylor: A New Standard of Appellate Review in Alberta
December 2006
Minor Injury Cap
October 2006
Minor Injury Cap
June 2008
Minor Injury Cap
April 2010
Minor Injury Regulation
October 2011
Minor Injury Regulations
December 2011
Minor Injury Regulations
May 2012
Minor Injury Regulations
April 2013
Occupier Liability Trends in Alberta
September 2006
Public Safety: Responsibilities of the Parking Lot Owner, Operator and the Public
May 2011
Social/Commercial Host Issues
February 2010
Sprains, Strains and Automobiles - The Cap is Here to Stay
February 2011
The Minor Injury Cap
September 2011
TMJ and the Minor Injury Regulation
November 2008
Use & Operation of a Motor Vehicle
August 2008
Use & Operation of a Motor Vehicle
March 2013
Use of Expert Witnesses at Trial
November 2008
Use of Juries in Civil Litigation
February 2007
Various Insurance Topics
December 2003
Various Insurance Topics
March 2013
Video Killed the IME Star - The Effect of the New Rules of Court on Defence IMEs
September 2009
Difficult Counsel, Surveillance and Privilege
February 2014
Intellectual Property Considerations in Business Transactions Intellectual Property Considerations in Business Transactions
March 2003
Apportionment of Liability Among Concurrent Tort-Feasors and The Seat Belt Defence in Alberta
June 2000
Automobile Insurance Issues Relating to Impaired Driving
August 1999
Basic Principles Regarding The Duty to Defend
November 2003
Blasts From The Past: Discoverability Under Alberta's New Limitations Act
June 2008
Blurring of the Line Between "Natural Causes" and "Accident"
October 2013
Cyber Liability: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Internet (but not too much)
October 22, 2009
Host Liquor Liability
February 2011
Host Liquor Liability
October 2009
Impaired Driving Issues in Auto Insurance
September 2013
Indecent Exposure: Privilege as Applied to Claims Adjusting
May 2016
Keeping Your Cards Close to Your Vest - Protecting Confidentiality for Statements
March 2014
New Cases in Negligent Supervision
March 2012
One Court, Two Processes: The Interplay of Civil and Criminal Proceedings
April 2016
Social Networking in Litigation
November 2009
Social Networking Sites
September 2009
Surveillance, Privacy, Spoliation and Privilege
June 2009
The Alberta Minor Injury Cap Webinar
April 2008
The Alberta Minor Injury Regulation: Where the Heck are We Going?
November 2001
The Good, The Bad and the Ugly: Recent Developments Regarding The Duty to Defend
February 2002
The Good, The Bad and the Ugly: Recent Developments Regarding The Duty to Defend
May 2009
Three Sheets to the Wind: Host Liquor Liability in Canada
November 1999
Update on Occupiers' Liability
March 2016
When the Police Come Knocking: Police  Access to Airbag Control Module Data and the Insured’s Statements
May 2010
Windows on the World:  Social Networking Sites and the Law
April 2010
Windows on the World: Social Networking Sites and the Law
June 2007
Morrow and Pedersen: Arguments in the Minor Injury Cap Challenge
January 2003
Privilege Issues in Insurance Bad Faith Actions, Production of Documents
March 2001
Social Host Liability in the Wake of Hunt v. Sutton Group
January 2010
Police Civil Liability to Suspects for Negligent Investigation After Hill
April 2013
Litigation in E-Space: Social Networking and the Law
April 2011
Cure for the Hangover:  Criminal Investigation Issues for Teachers and School Districts
January 2003
Treasure Troves or Hornet's Nests: A Civil Defendant's Disclosure Obligation For Crown Disclosure Received in Related Criminal Proceedings - Production of Documents
March 2007
Alberta Law Update
April 2004
Current Issues in Sexual Torts of Concern to Educators
September 2016
Cyberbullying IRL
April 2003
Dealing With the Outside World as to Allegations of Sexual Misconduct Against Teaching Personnel
September 2009
Difficult Counsel, Surveillance and Privilege
October 2012
Interface between Civil Litigation and Criminal
October 2012
Joined at the Hip:  Interface:  Criminal - Civil Law Interface
May 2008
Law & Order: Recent Criminal Law Changes of Interest to Educators
April 2004
Limitations in Alberta
April 2010
Mischief and Mayhem in the Schoolhouse: Allegations of Criminal Misconduct in the School Environment
August 1993
Recent Cases of Interest to the Civil Defence Bar
August 1995
Recent Cases of Interest to the Defence Bar
March 2004
Sexual Investigations From the Defence Perspective
June 2011
Stupidity in E-Space: Social Networking Sites and the Law
June 2000
Update on The Duty to Defend
March 2016
Malpractice Litigation: Making Your Way Through a Lawsuit Without  Skipping a (heart) Beat
November 2011
Charting - Protecting the Patient , Protecting Yourself
March 2010
Understanding Dental Malpractice Litigation
January 2016
Malpractice Litigation: Trading your OR Scrubs for a Lawsuit
October 2013
It Wasn't My Fault! Illness, Addictions and Police Misconduct
January 2010
2009 Year in Review
February 2012
2011 Year in Review
January 2013
2012 Year In Review
March 2014
2013 Year in Review
January 2009
Alberta Human Rights Panel Decisions
March 2009
Hiring Practices & Downsizing
October 2015
Is your Workplace Toxic?
February - March 2015
Labour and Employment: 2014 Year in Review
February 2012
Alberta Rules of Court
October 2016
Civil Litigation in Alberta - Surprises, Secrets and Strategies
Presentations
2007
Minor Injury Cap - Argument is the Constitutional Challenge
2006
Minor Injury Cap - Implementation
November 2010
New Rules of Court
June 2007
Morrow and Pedersen: Arguments in the Minor Injury Cap Challenge
October 2015
Alberta Law Enforcement Professionals Have Unique Challenges - It's Time for a Debrief
November 2013
Police Powers in Civil Matters
2000
Civil Practice Update
June 2009
Morrow v. Zhang - The Cap is Back
2008
Rules of Court - Amendments
April 2016
Alberta Energy Regulator Compliance Issues in the Oil and Gas Industry
1992-1996
Canadian Society
1990-1992
Canadian Society
1992-1996
Introduction to Sociology
1987-1990
Organization Theory
1992-1996
Social Problems
1990-1992
Social Stratification
1990-1992
Sociology of Work
March 2011
Cyber Liability - Defamation
October 2013
Cyber Liability: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Internet (but not too much)
June 2015
Mediation: Putting the Resolution of Claims Back in the Hands of the Parties
September 2012
The Internet and Defamation
January 2011
The Internet and Reputation  - The New Frontier, or the Wild West?
May 2012
Cyber-Liability: Civil and Criminal Liability on the Internet
March 2015
Identity Theft, Cyber Bullies, Data Breach and more
February 2013
Law, Social Media and Freedom of Speech
Periodically
Presentation
September 2012
Social Media, the Internet and Defamation
April 2013
Charting - A Legal Perspective
October 30
Legalities of Nursing Documentation
October 2013
Legalities of Nursing Documentation
October 2015
Is your Workplace Toxic?
February - March 2015
Labour and Employment: 2014 Year in Review
March 2012
One Court, Two Processes: The Interplay of Civil and Criminal Proceedings
September 2011
TMJ and the Minor Injury Regulation
October 2013
Alberta Law Enforcement Professionals Have Unique Challenges - It's Time for a Debrief
February 2016
Everyone is Watching - Social Media and Litigation
March 2014
2013 Year in Review
January 2009
Labour Law - Year in Review
April 2008
Managing Risk and Discharging Safety Obligations
March 2007
Negotiating and Executing Settlement Agreement
July 2007
OHS - Prime Contractor Principles
March 2005
OHS - Right to Refuse Work
November 2006
OHS Information and Training Seminar
May 2006
Pandemic: Planning for Legal Risk
October 2008
The Duty to Accommodate
June 2005
Violence in the Workplace
May 2010
Violence in the Workplace
June 2006
Violence in the Workplace and Working Along
April 2011
Hot Topics in Disability Management Law
March 2011
Proactive Employment Strategies
October 2014
Alberta Law Enforcement Professionals Have Unique Challenges - It's Time for a Debrief
March 2000
Environmental Liability and Due Diligence for Intensive Livestock Operations
February 1999
Land Rights, Easements, and Expropriations Issues
Nov 2011
Understanding Dental Malpractice Litigation
September 2016
5C - The Rise of the Drones - Liability and Insurance Implications
October 2016
Drone Regulations and the Evolving Legal Implications
October 2016
Drones
September 2016
States' Response to Evolving Drone Issues
January 2012
Drafting Considerations Under the Wills and Succession Act
December 2013
Drafting Powers of Attorney and Personal Directives: The Basics and Beyond
April 2015
Duties of Attorneys and Agents
April 2016
Enduring Powers of Attorney and Personal Directives
February 2013
Validation and Rectification under the Wills and Succession Act
November 2011
New Claims Under the Wills and Succession Act
February 2012
New Claims under the Wills and Succession Act: A Roadmap
February  2008
2007 Year in Review
2008
2008 Year in Review
January 2010
2009 Year in Review
February 2011
2010 Year in Review
February 2012
2011 Year in Review
January 2013
2012 Year In Review
March 2014
2013 Year in Review
August 2006
Accommodating Employees with Drug and Alcohol Problems
June 2008
Accommodating Family Status In The Workplace
June 2010
Accommodating Work-Life Balance
February 2007
Accommodation to the Point of Undue Hardship: Cases Where the Employer Met its Duty?
March 2000
Avoiding Wallace Damages - The Case for Soft Departures
February 2003
Breakfast Grille
February 2003
Business at Breakfast - Breakfast Grille - Q&A Session
November 2002
Business at Breakfast - Occupational Health and Safety Update
February 1999
Business Tips and Traps
June 2000
Chair - Current Issues of Employment Law for  HR Professionals and Corporate Counsel
February 2005
Chair - Wrongful Dismissal Update (Calgary)
March 2005
Chair - Wrongful Dismissal Update (Edmonton)
September 2009
Constructive Dismissal Claims: Has the Standard Changed in the New Economy?
May 2014
Contingent Workforce: Winning Hearts and Minds at Arm's Length
February 2008
Cross-Canada Update: Increases in Damages and Penalties
April 1997
Current Labour and Employment Issues Affecting the Hospital Sector
December 2001
Dealing Effectively with the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Other Employment Liabilities
February 2001
Dealing with the Chronically Absent Employee:  Proactive Strategies
August 1999
Delay and Disclosure - Recent Developments in Human Rights Jurisprudence
June 2007
Difficult Issues in Arbitration
May 2000
Drug and Alcohol Testing - The Latest Word
April 2003
Drug and Alcohol Testing in the Workplace
June 2014
DSM-5:  Recognizing and Accommodating New and Controversial Illnesses
October 1995
Employment Contracts
June 1994
Employment Contracts and the Changing Employment Relationship
June 1993
Employment Contracts and Written Policies - An Ounce of Prevention
May 2004
Employment Hot Issues
October 2014
Family Status and Employment - Developing Human Rights at the Workplace
October 1998
Harassment and the Law
October 1998
Human Resources Issues for Small Business
June-September 1998
Impact of the Wallace decision
September 1999
Joint Operator Agreements - Occupational Health and Safety and Employment Issues
June 2000
Legal Issues Arising from Workplace Violence
May 2008
Legal Issues Surrounding Employee Retention and Knowledge Protection
September 2002
Liability of Employers and Supervisors in the Event of a Worksite Accident - Edmonton, Alberta
April 2002
Liability of Employers and Supervisors in the Event of a Worksite Accident - Red Deer, Alberta
February 2008
Managing an Aging Workforce: Avoiding Charges of Age Discrimination with the End of Mandatory Retirement
September 2007
Managing Labour Relations: Successfully Working with the Union
September 2006
Managing Labour Relations: Successfully Working with the Union
March 1998
Mediation and Arbitration in Labour Matters
October 2008
Minimize Your Risk Exposure to Wrongful Dismissal Suits in a Non-Unionized Environment
February 2004
New Privacy Legislation:  Workplace Implications – The Employer's Perspective
November 2002
Occupational Health and Safety Update
November 2002
Occupational Health and Safety Update
June 2008
Panel Chair - Accommodating Family Status in the Workplace
February 1994
Proactive Labour Strategies
February 2008
Proactive Risk Management in the Workplace: Harassment, Cyberventing, Violence, Fraud, High Risk Terminations, Class Actions
November 2000
Recent Developments in the Duty to Accommodate
March 1994
Regionalization and Amalgamation
November 2000
Remedies in Wrongful Dismissal Litigation: Recent Developments
November 2000
Remedies Under the Canada Labour Code for Unjust Dismissal
February 2008
Risk Management in the Workplace
April 2004
Safety Policies and Procedures - Occupational Health and Safety Update
January 1993
Sexual Harassment and Other Timely Issues for Educational Institutions
May 2009
Techniques to Minimize Liability During Terminations
June 2010
Terminations in a Unionized Setting
June 1993
Terminations in Turbulent Times - a guide to wrongful dismissal in the 90's
June 1993
The Art of Termination
May 2000
The Departing Senior Executive
April 1999
The Impact of Employment Statutes on Independent Contract Workers
June 2005
The Modern Method of Collective Agreement Interpretation – Is it the Traditional Method in a New Dress?
July through November, 1994
Trends in Termination
February 2000
Trends in Unionization
February 2006
Undue Hardship - Where Are We Now?
June 2007
Update on the Duty to Accommodate for Workers with Disabilities
June 2000
Violence in the Workplace:  An Employer's Duty to Protect its Workers
February 2008
Western Canadian Forum on Employment Law - Managing Non-Union Employees in a Booming Economy
February 2007
When Enough is Enough! Accommodation Cases When Undue Hardship
May 2015
Workforce Strategies During the Economic Downturn
March 2015
Workforce Strategies During the Economic Downturn
October 2009
Dealing with the Workforce During the Economic Downturn
April 2010
Dealing with the Workforce During the Economic Downturn
March 2010
Employment Contracts
November 2011
Family Status Accommodation
November 2010
Family Status Accommodation: Attaining Work Life Balance?
August 2012
Family Status Accomodation
October 2012
Key Employment Law Issues to Ensure Compliance with a Foreign Workforce
March 2013
Key Employment Law Issues to Ensure Compliance with a Foreign Workforce
February - March 2015
Labour and Employment: 2014 Year in Review
February 2012
Legal Update Work Stoppages
August 2011
Managing Your Duty to Accommodate
May 2016
Medical Marijuana:  Workplace Implications for Drug Testing, Zero Tolerance and Accommodation
August 2012
Protection of Vulnerable Workers in Alberta
December 1996
Current Labour and Employment Issues Affecting the Hospital Sector
April 2009
Re-Balancing Employers’ Rights - Workplace Strategies for 2009
May 2009
Re-Balancing Employers’ Rights - Workplace Strategies for 2009
February 2004
Alberta's New Occupational Health and Safety Regime
November 2002
Occupational Health and Safety Update (Three Sessions)
September 2015
Environmental Sensitivity and the Duty to Accommodate
June 2016
Examining the Changing Legal Landscape
March 2014
2013 Year in Review
May 2015
Workforce Strategies During the Economic Downturn
2002
Provincial Court - Civil Division - How to Manage Your Claim
2000
Pension Benefits Course
2007
Pensions and Benefits - Legal Review and Update
May 2009
The Duty to Accommodate in Academic Institutions and Writing Reasons for Administrative Decisions
October 2009
Dealing With Your Workforce in Times of Economic Uncertainty
January - February 2015
Labour and Employment: 2014 Year in Review
2006, 2007
Forensic Psychiatry - Issues in Civil Litigation
May 2014
Avoiding Regulatory Liability
March 2014
Hearing Panel Training
October 2013
Hearing Tribunal Orientation
February 2011
Discipline and Appeal Panel Training
September 2011
Discipline and Appeal Panel Training under the Regulated Accounting Profession Act
December 2009
How to Run a Professional Discipline Hearing and Writing Administratively Fair Decisions
October 2014
Infonex Professional Regulation and Discipline Conference
December 2009
Orientation and Training for Complaint Review Committees
October 2014
Professional Discipline and Reasons Workshop
April 2010
Professional Regulatory Organizations and the Law: Current Trends
October 2016
Professional Regulatory Workshop: Assessing Credibility: More Art Than Science
Seminars
November 2012
Round Table Discussion: Human Rights Issues for Regulators
April 2011
Round Table Discussion: Registration and Use of Title Under the Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act
May 2009
The Duty to Accommodate in Academic Institutions and Writing Reasons for Administrative Decisions
May 2013
Informal Resolution of Complaints
March 2011
Introduction to the Discipline Process Under the Health Professions Act
November 2010
Round Table Discussion: Complaint Proceedings Primer Under the Professional and Occupational Associations Registration Act
September 2012
Round Table Discussion: Special Guest Peter Hourihan (Alberta Ombudsman)
2008
Bill 11, Insurance Amendment Act 2008
September 2016
Long Lasting and Difficult to Eradicate: An Update on General Damages Awards for Chronic Pain in Alberta
February 2010
Sprains, Strains and Automobiles - The Cap is Here to Stay
November 2015
Everyone is Watching - Social Media and Litigation
June 2009
Morrow v. Zhang - The Cap is Back
February 2003
Construction Law Update
November 2003
Construction Law Update
April 2006
Construction Law Update - Contracts and Bonds
April 2008
Implications Arising from Parallel or Related Proceedings - Use of Evidence - Res Judicata - Having Proceedings Stayed
April 2001
Legal Alert - Construction Law Primer
January 2006
The Anatomy of a Construction Action
1996-2000
Contract Law & Documents, Construction Management Certificate Program
1998
Gold Seal Program Course, Contract Law and Documents
June 2001
Managing Construction/Purchasing Risk
January 2004
Construction Bonding and Insurance Update
April 2008
Managing Complex Litigation - Implications Arising From Parallel or Related Proceedings
April 2008
Compellability of Witnesses in Arbitration
November 2001
ADR and Mediation in the Surety Industry
October 1996
Alternative Dispute Resolution
November 1997
Alternative Dispute Resolution - Recent Developments in Private and Government Contracts
May 1996
Arbitration Provisions in Construction Contracts - Is a Surety Bound?
1999
Completing Sureties: Can't Get No Respect
May 2000
Sureties and The Companies Creditors Arrangement Act: Construction Law: 2000 and Beyond
January 2000
Surety Bonds
February 2001
Surety Bonds Seminar
October 1999
The Basics of Surety Law
January 2007
Securing and Enforcing Surety Bonds and Other Forms of Construction Security
October 2000
Recent Developments in Construction Law
November 1997
Recent Legal and Legislative Developments in Construction Law
1990-1998
Success Seminars
December 2014
Temporary Foreign Worker Program: How do the Latest Business Developments Impact your Business
November 2014
What Now & What Next? Making Sense of the Changes to Canada's Immigration System
February 2010
Quality Assurance and Litigation: New Developments in Statutory Protection Against Disclosure
March 2010
Understanding Dental Malpractice Litigation
November 2011
Understanding Dental Malpractice Litigation
June 2008
"Use or Operation of an Automobile" After Vytlingam and Herbison
March 2008
"Use or Operation of an Automobile" After Vytlingam and Herbison
May 2016
Bad Faith and Disability Insurance: Update, Traps and Tips
September 2009
Surveillance, Privacy, Spoliation and Privilege
October 2015
Is your Workplace Toxic?
2009 - 2013
Labour Law (LAW 555)
October 2015
Traps and Tools: School Administration and the Legalities of Bullying
2007
The Right to Litigate
September 2012
Privacy Law and Journalistic Practices
May 2012
No Kapps on s. 15(2)? The SCC decision in Alberta v. Cunningham, and the future of s. 15 Charter equality claims by disadvantaged groups
May 2014
Early Brain and Behavior Development and Permanent Guardianship Orders
September 2015
The "New Labour Trilogy" from the Supreme Court of Canada
November 2008
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2009
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2010
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
June 2015
Hard Hitting Damage Awards: The Reasons Behind the Climbing Numbers
October 2014
Managing Technology and Social Media Use at the Workplace – Upstream and Downstream Solutions
May 2015
Workforce Strategies During the Economic Downturn
June 2014
Workplace Harassment: Investigation, Discipline, Compensation
October 2009
Dealing With Your Workforce in Times of Economic Uncertainty
April 2009
Employee Leave Issues (Seminar on the Employment Standards Act in Alberta)
November 2008
Labour and Employment Issues
April 2010
Leave Issues: Employment Standards Code in Alberta
April 2009
Leave Issues: Employment Standards Code in Alberta
April 2010
Overview of HR Issues for School Principals
April 2012
Termination Practices
September 2016
Recognizing and Accommodating Employees in Mental Distress
March 2014
2013 Year in Review
July 2013
Auto Claims in Alberta: Recent Trends Relating to the Rules of Court and Minor Injury Regulation
May 2014
Changing the Landscape: The Trajectory of Diminished Value Claims in Alberta
June 2015
Dropping Dead: Rule 4.33
November 2013
Insurance Law Topics of Interest: Diminished Value
February 2016
River Deep, Deductible High: Home Owners and Condo Insurance
January 2016
Stop - Before You Break New Laws
March 2012
The Sprains and Strains Stay Mainly a Big Pain: The Minor Injury Regulation and Sparrowhawk
May 2015
Diminished Value Hits a Wall
February 2016
Stop - Before You Break New Laws
October 2013
Cyber Liability: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Internet (but not too much)
February - March 2015
Labour and Employment: 2014 Year in Review
February 2008
2007 Year in Review
January 2009
2008 Year in Review
January 2010
2009 Year in Review
February 2011
2010 Year in Review
February 2012
2011 Year in Review
January 2013
2012 Year In Review
March 2014
2013 Year in Review
October 2015
Is your Workplace Toxic?
August 2008
The Duty to Accommodate Disabilities in the Workplace
January.February 2008
The Year in Review - Part One
August 2009
Duty To Accommodate: Balancing the Employee’s Privacy Against the Employer’s Need to Know
February - March 2015
Labour and Employment: 2014 Year in Review
January 2009
New Developments in Workplace Privacy & Surveillance
October 2009
The Limits of the Private: Invasion of Privacy As A Common-Law Tort
April 2010
Facebook & Online Social Networking in the Workplace: What Human Resources Professionals Need to Know
August 2008
Privacy & The Duty To Accommodate: Balancing the Employee’s Privacy Against the Employer’s Need to Know
2005
Update on Remedies for Wrongful Dismissal
2007
Update on the Duty to Accommodate for Workers With Disabilities
2005
Update on Wrongful Dismissal
October.November 2012
Employment Litigation 2.0 - Evidence in the Age of Social Media
November 2005
Mandatory Retirement
June 2010
New Evidentiary Issues in Cases Involving Computers, Social Media and the Internet
June 2004
Personal Appearance in the Workplace: Considerations for Employees
1998-2012
Civil Litigation (CPLED/Bar Admission Course)
August 2014
Using Social Media in Civil Litigation
April 2011
Evidence for Litigators
January 2009
Cross-Examination
2000
Education Law
1998
Education Law
1995-2003
Education Malpractice and Section 43 of the Criminal Code
January 2015
Evidence in the Digital Era
April 2010
Student/Professor Fraternization Issues in Post-Secondary Education
2008
Techniques in Cross-Examination
January 2014
The Future of the Legal Profession
May 2010
Commercial Leasing - Negotiating a Commercial Property Lease
November 17, 2009
Commercial Leasing Landlord Rights & Remedies
November 2012
Round Table Discussion: Human Rights Issues for Regulators
May 2013
Informal Resolution of Complaints
September 2012
Round Table Discussion: Special Guest Peter Hourihan (Alberta Ombudsman)
May 2013
Consumer Technical Update – CAIRP Forum
November 2014
Legal Education Society - Collections for Legal Support Staff
November 2012
Collections Law in Alberta
November 2009
Privacy and Surveillance
September 2009
Surveillance, Privacy, Spoliation and Privilege
April 2012
FOIP Overview
May 2013
Legal Hot Topics
October 2012
Copyright for Architects: Existence, Enforcement and Succession Issues
April 2015
Intellectual Property for Brand Professionals
March 2016
Intellectual Property for Designers
November 2015
Drafting Your First Will
August 2011
Estate Planning: Some Considerations in Preparing an Appropriate Estate Plan?
November 2009
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
October 2014
Northern Issues Panel Speaker
October 2014
Wills Week 2014
October 2013
Law and Medicine: A Practitioner's Perspective
March 2013
Understanding Dental Practice Litigation
September 2012
Rasouli in the SCC: Redrawing the legal map for end-of-life decision making
March 2014
Bad Faith Claims: Awareness and Prevention in Claims Handling
February 2016
Everyone is Watching - Social Media and Litigation
April 2013
Housekeeping Damages and Dealing with Difficult Counsel
2013-2015
Professional Regulation and Ethical Issues in the Laboratory
December 2013
"Authorized" and "Qualified" to Drive: What Does it Mean?
November 2013
Rules of Court, Legislation and Private Investigations Seminar
June 2014
Use and Operation of Vehicles
November 2013
Charting - A Legal Perspective
December 2014
Cross-Examining Medical Experts
2008
Disruptive Physician Behaviour
2008
Exercising Discretion
February 2012
Law and Medicine Course - 2012
2009-Present
Legal Issues in Dentistry
October 2013
Legalities of Nursing Documentation
October 2013
Legalities of Nursing Documentation
September 2013
MED526 Patient Centred Care II - Introduction to Health Law
2011
MED526: Patient Centred Care
April 2012
MED542: PHELO - Medical Legal Issues
2007
Patient Capacity Inservice
March 2012
Pediatric G.I. Rounds: Informed Consent: From Concept to Practice
2007
Quality Assurance Investigation
2007
Retaining a Medical Expert
November 2015
Terminology in Medical Malpractice Questioning
September 2016
The Anatomy of Medical Malpractice Litigation
March 2011
The Deductibility of Government Funding
December 2011
The Expert with Two Hats
2006
The Framework & Principles of Disclosure
June 2010
The Role of Nursing Documentation in Malpractice Litigation
2005
What Nurses Are Doing Right
March 2014
ACTLA Liability Seminar - The Other Expert
September 2013
Alberta Shorthand Reporters Association Fall Convention & AGM
June 2015
Nursing Documentation
October 2015
Nursing Documentation and the Use of EMR in ICU Care
October 2015
Perspectives on Disruptive Behaviour
2003
Q.A. Comm. Structure
1999
Regulatory Schemes Affecting Genetic Testing in Canada
November 2013
Techniques in Negotiation
2010
Techniques in Negotiation (CPLED/Bar Admission Course)
December 2010
Structuring Your Business: Legal Issues
September 2009
Construction Contracts and Indemnities
September 2011
Round Table Discussion: Current Issues in Privacy Compliance
Periodically
Implications Arising from Parallel or Related Proceedings-Use of Evidance-Res Judicata-Having Proceedings Stayed
2008
Bill 11, Insurance Amendment Act 2008
November 2005
Consent to Operate a Motor Vehicle -Liability and Coverage
November 2005
Questionable Coverage - Non-Waivers and Reservations of Rights
April 2008
Compellability of Witnesses in Arbitration
September 2008
The Problem of the Late Suing Plaintiff
December 2009
Finding the Killer Case
2008
CIPO Basics of Law Series (Contracts Module)
October 2012
Copyright for Architects: Existence, Enforcement and Succession Issues
December 8
Copyright Issues for Graphic Artists
June 2006
Copyright Law
2000-2009
Copyright Law
June 2012
Intellectual Property and Technology
2006
Intellectual Property for Law 685: Business Clinical
2007
Intellectual Property for Law 685: Business Clinical
2008
Intellectual Property for Law 685: Business Clinical
March 2013
Intellectual Property Protection and Patents
October  2006
Trade-marks Oppositions
October 2014
Understanding Pervasive IP/IT Issues
January 2005
US Trade-mark Use and Registration
December 2015
Patent Law, Software Licensing and IT Transactions
February 2013
Patents: We Sweat The Small Stuff
November 2010
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
May 2010
IP In Commercial Transactions
November 2010
Mentmore and More: When is the Abettor Also Liable?
November 2008
Non-traditional Marks and INTA’s Non-Traditional Marks Committee
May 2016
Keeping Your Cards Close to Your Vest - Protecting Confidentiality for Statements
March 2016
When the Police Come Knocking: Police  Access to Airbag Control Module Data and the Insured’s Statements
May 2010
Commercial Leasing - Negotiating a Commercial Property Lease
November 17, 2009
Commercial Leasing Landlord Rights & Remedies
June 2012
Commercial Property Transactions
April 2006
Basics of Licensing Technology & Software
2002 and 2006
Commercial Leasing
1995
Bar Admission Course - Real Estate
2008
Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference
2009
Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference
October 2011
Calgary Real Estate Leasing Conference - Green Leases and Green Buildings
November 2011
Commercial Leases - Rights and Remedies
May 2013
Understanding Landlord and Tenant Rights in Today's Changing Market (Panelist)
1996 & 1998
Law Courses for Real Property Administrators
June 2012
Negotiating in Today's Market
March 2014
Construction Contracts and Insurance: Understanding the Implications of Defence and Indemnity Provisions
February 2009
"Indecent Exposure": Privilege as Applied to Claims Adjusting
November 2010
A New, and Wider, Approach to Duty of Care,  Fullowka v. Pinkerton's of Canada Ltd. 2010 SCC 5
February 2011
Alberta Rules of Court
October 2011
Condominium Losses - Working With Multiple Policies and Reluctant Property Managers
1999
Joint and Several Tort Feasors, Traps for the Unwary
November 2009
Privacy and Surveillance
September 2009
Surveillance, Privacy, Spoliation and Privilege
October 2010
Witness Statements, Traps and Tips for Adjusters
September 2008
Your Insured Has Been Sued for a Loss Intentionally Caused by Someone Else, What is Your Exposure?
September 2014
Litigating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Claims
November 2014
Subcontractor Default Insurance vs. Performance Bonds, what is the impact on the Subcontractor?
September 2009
10 New Rules - Rules of Interest to Examiners in the Final Draft of the New Rules of Court
March 2013
A Nightmare Scenario: Psychological Injuries and Assessment of Damages (FULL)
August 2011
Conduct of a Provincial Court Trial
April 2003
Host Liability
October 2009
Impaired Driving Issues in Auto Insurance
April 2012
Insurance Law Update
February 2005
Limitations Act
February 2007
Limitations Act; Occupier's Liability; Charter Challenge to the MIR
Janaury 2008
Minor Injury Regulation
April 2010
Minor Injury Regulation
November 2010
New Rules of Court
June 2010
Sprains, Strains and Automobiles
August 2010
Sprains, Strains and Automobiles
February 2010
Sprains, Strains and Automobiles - The Cap is Here to Stay
February 2011
The Minor Injury Cap
September 2007
The Minor Injury Cap Trial
February 2017
The MIR and the Charter
March 2006
The MIR and the Charter
April 2005
The Trilogy and the Charter
December 2008
Releases: "Serious Impairment" and the MIR
April 2004
Somatization Disorder
November 2006
Surveillance
August 2001, March 2002, September 2002
Due Diligence, Transportation Safety Director Course
2006
Business Law 200
November 2009
Apps: The Legal Side
April 2009
10 Cases / 10 Clauses
February 2001
Analysis of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and Intellectual Property Overview
October 2012
Cloud Computing
April 2011
Copyright Reform is Dead…. Long Live Copyright Reform!
March 2013
Intellectual Property Protection and Patents
February 2010
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Licensing
March 2009
Introduction to Intellectual Property and Licensing
April 2010
The Law of Open Source Licensing
September 2012
The Perils of Disclosure: Invention Disclosure and Patent Grace Periods
November 2015
Top Ten Developments in Intellectual Property Law
March 2016
Trademarks and Copyright
November 2001
Key Issues to Building a Solid High-Tech Company
June 2003
Managing and Protecting Your Intellectual Property
December 2007
Open Source: Software, Biotech & Beyond
December 2015
Patent Law, Software Licensing and IT Transactions
March 2013
Protecting Intellectual Property
May 2012
Software Licensing: The Good, The Bad and the Virtual
2000
Internet Law - The Law and New Media
2003
Internet Law and New Media
May 2001
Canadian Privacy Law
September 2015
Technology Escrow Agreements
1991-1996
Bar Admission Course - Business Law Section
January 2011
The Legal Aspects of the Subdivision Process
November 2008
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2007
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2009
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2006
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2005
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2004
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2003
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2010
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
1984
17th Annual Banff Refresher Course - Wills & Estates Practice
1990
23rd. Annual Banff Refresher Course - Wills and Estates Practice
1996
29th. Annual Banff Refresher Course - Wills, Estates & Elder Law
May 2002
35th. Annual Banff Refresher Course - Wills, Estates & Elder Law
1977-1988
Alberta Bar Admission Course - Wills & Estates
1987
Drafting Wills in Alberta
1979
Wills and Estate Administration
February 2013
Indemnity & Insurance Clauses in Litigation
October 2012
Up in Flames...How to Prevent Spoliation in a Fire Loss
Periodically
Introduction to Canadian Political Process
November 2012
Introduction to Collections Law
October 2014
Accelerated Depreciation/Diminished Value
September 2011
Alberta Workers' Compensation Legislation
September 2010
Alberta's Minor Injury Regulation
July 2011
Canadian Health Care System
April 2012
Canadian Health Care System
October 2014
Catastrophic Injuries
February 2013
Indemnity & Insurance Clauses in Litigation
September 2010
Indemnity and Insurance Clauses in Litigation
March 2007
Maternal Tort Liability
February 2011
Moderator: Litigation, Mitigation and Strategies In Between
February 2007
Standardizing Limitation Periods for Actions on Insurance Contracts: Where Are We?
June 2010
Surveillance Evidence: Instruction, Disclosure & Use at Trial
September 2003
Surveillance Evidence: Instruction, Disclosure & Use at Trial
April 2003
Surveillance Evidence: Instruction, Disclosure & Use at Trial
November 2002
Surveillance Evidence: Instruction, Disclosure & Use at Trial
May 2004
The Manufacturer's Duty to Warn: I Wouldn't Eat That If I Were You!
September 1999
Traumatic Brain Injury: Recent Trends in Alberta
October 2005
Update on Liability Defences: Seatbelts, Intoxication, Left Hand Turns & Other Miscellaneous Examples of Contributory Negligence in Motor Vehicle Accident Personal Injury Cases
February 2012
Western Canadian Check Up on Auto Reform
May 2003
Controlled & Controllable: Practice Tips in Bad Faith Claims
January 2009
Discovery Preparation from a Defence Perspective
June 2013
Cross Border Litigation: Securing Evidence in Other Jurisdictions
June 2009
Audio Conference Chair: Back to the Future: The Alberta Court of Appeal Reinstates Minor Injury Cap
May 2016
Disappearing Drills in the Dominion - Cross-Border Evidentiary Considerations When Confronting Loss or Destruction of Evidence in Canada
May 2000
Expert Testimony
October 2001
Expert Testimony in Civil Courts
October 2006
Family Protection Endorsement S.E.F. No. 44
April 2014
Identifying, Selecting and Retaining Experts
June 2016
Intensive Trial Advocacy Course
November 2003
Recent Developments in Disability Insurance Litigation
March 2013
Retention Issues: Canadian Perspective
January 2003
Rules of Court Revisited: the 1999 Amendments
May 2000
School Liability: Recent Trends in Alberta Law
June 2007
SEF44 Family Protection - A Refresher and an Update
September 2013
Indecent Exposure: Privilege as Applied to Claims Adjusting
2015
Aboriginal Business Structures
Faculty of Law, University of Alberta
2012
Commercial Transactions Law Class
MacEwan University
2009
Corporate and Commercial Issues of Interest
1995 - 2004
Corporate, Commercial and Real Estate Law
Bar Admission Instructor - Legal Education Society of Alberta
2010
Managing Your Client's Risk
2016
Practice Fundamentals
Canadian Centre for Professional Legal Education
2015
Seminar on financing transactions entitled "Advanced Lender"
2014
Construction Law and Recent Developments in Contractual Interpretation
2012
Expectations of the Public Inquiry into Health System Matters
2010
Identifying and Dealing with Risk
February - March 2015
Labour and Employment: 2014 Year in Review
January 2009
2008 Year in Review
June 2016
Accident Investigations
April 2009
Alberta and B.C. Insurance Amendment Acts
May 2012
Alberta Insurance Amendment Act
March 2009
Alberta Insurance Amendment Act, 2008
May 2011
Alberta Rules of Court
October 2015
CGL Policies - Basic Information and Current Trends
September 2010
Fire Investigation Course
May 2013
From Open to Business to Screaming Halt - How to Quantify Downtime Claims
September 2009
Insurance Amendment Acts B.C. and Alberta
May 2013
Joint and Several Liability
January 2014
Legislative Changes in 2013
September 2008
Life After the Cap (Minor Injury Regulation)
April 2008
Life of a Fire File
January 2014
Managing Difficult Diagnoses - Chronic Pain
May 2010
Spoliation
May 2010
Spoliation, Privacy, Privilege
October 2012
Up in Flames...How to Prevent Spoliation in a Fire Loss
April 2012
How to Deal With Difficult Counsel
March 2009
Balancing Work, Home and Community
June 2015
Mediation: Putting the Resolution of Claims Back in the Hands of the Parties
April 2015
Navigating the Provincial Court (Civil)
November 2013
Update on Recent Legislation
June 2012
Intellectual Property and Technology
January 2012
Patenting Genetic Inventions
February 2013
Patents: We Sweat The Small Stuff
February 2014
Intellectual Property Considerations in Business Transactions Intellectual Property Considerations in Business Transactions
November 2013
Festivus for the Rest Of Us?: Celebrating the Holidays in a Multicultural Workplace
August 2003
When a Teacher Needs a Lawyer
September 2012
An OHS Legal Primer
February  2009
2007 Year in Review
February 2009
2008 Year in Review
January 2010
2009 Year in Review
February 2011
2010 Year in Review
February 2012
2011 Year in Review
January 2013
2012 Year In Review
March 2014
2013 Year in Review
April 2012
Creating the Paper Trail: Investigating and Documenting Worker Disciplinary Processes
June 2016
Crime and Punishment: Workplace responses when employees face criminal charges
August 2016
Employer-Doctor Relationship: Obtaining and Responding to Medical Information
June 2011
The BVH Syndrome: Bullying, Violence and Harassment
November 2014
The Prime Contractor in OHS Law
February 2007
The Year in Review - Part 2
May 2012
Understanding Bill C45
January 2009
Violence Prevention in the Work Place: Canada's New Federal Regulations
October 2011
What Every HR Professional Should Know About Alberta's OHS Legislation
February 2011
What Everyone Needs to Know About OHS Law
November 2011
Dealing with Bullying Bosses: How Management Can Control Them
May 2012
Dealing with Difficult People: Surviving Bullying Bosses, Coping with Cranky Co-Workers, and Creating a Respectful Workplace
April 2011
HR 101
June 2011
Investigating Violence and Harassment Complaints
February - March 2015
Labour and Employment: 2014 Year in Review
October 2014
Legal Perspectives on Safety Culture
March 2011
Occupational Health & Safety Law
January 2013
OHS Law 101: Due Diligence & Creating a Culture of Safety
November 2012
OHS Law and Industrial Relations
April 2011
OHS Panel Discussion - Alberta Prime Time (Access TV)
June 2014
OHS Update (Including New Administrative Penalties and Tickets)
March 2013
Overview of the Latest in OH&S Legislation and More
April 2011
Proactive Employment Strategies
April 2011
Road Rage and Fist Fights: Emerging Issues in Occupational Health & Safety
March 2014
Celebrating 45 Years of Excellence
January 2009
Copyright & Music Law
May 2005
Accidents Are No Longer Just a Shame: Now They're A Crime
September 2005
Accidents Are No Longer Just a Shame: Now They're A Crime
February 2004
Alberta's New Occuparional Health & Safety Regime
March 2004
Alberta's New Occuparional Health & Safety Regime
March 2003
Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Act
March 2005
An OHS Law Primer
May 2004
Bill C-45: Criminal Liability for OH&S and Prime Contractor "Liability in Alberta"
October 2004
Changes to OHS Law: “Provincial, Federal and Criminal and some Human Rights Stuff Too
April 2006
New Developments in OHS
April 2006
New Developments in OHS
May 2004
New OHS Legislation: Legal Responsibility, Due Diligence and Bill C-45
2002 and 2003
Occupational Health and Safety Act
November 2008
OHS and Construction
June 2008
OHS for Managers: What every HR Manager Should Know About OH&S Law
August 2008
OHS for Supervisors: What every Supervisor Should Know About OH&S Law
November 2008
Prime Contractor & Liability
August 2004
Safety Is Never Having to Say Duck
November 2004 and February 2005
Safety Is Never Having to Say Duck
April 2004
The New Occupational Health and Safety Code
May 2004
The New Occupational Health and Safety Code
May 2003
The Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act, 2002
May 2003
The Right to Refuse Work and Its Impact on Your Workplace
July 2007
Music Law 101
June 2012
Intellectual Property and Technology
November 2013
Managing Risk in Construction Contracts: Construction Case Law Update: How Will the New Cases Impact Your Business?
November 2015
Tendering Law Post Bhasin v. Hyrnew
2001-2003
Contract Law & Documents
October 2014
Legal Developments in Public Construction Procurement
December 2015
Legal Developments in Public Construction Procurement
November 2009
The Law of Tendering: How the Rules of the Game Affect You and Your Projects
February 2015
Law of Tendering Case Law Update
June 1998
Business Structures - Be a Something / Contracts - Handshake My Eye
May 2000
Academic IP Issues
May 2000.2001
Educational Copyright
July 2000
Legal Issues for E-Business
January 2001
Legal Issues for New Media
Periodically
Legal Issues for Professional Writers (Full Semester Course)
1999
New Media Copyright Issues
October.November 2007
Ownership of Copyright in Teaching Materials
2004
Risks and Rewards of Copyright Infringement
2002
The Game of the Name - The Law of Trade Marks
June 2001
The IP Box of Chocolates
March 2008
Basics of Trademarks I
March 1999
Copyright Collections
June 2012
Intellectual Property and Technology
November 2004
Intellectual Property in Educational Institutions
October 2005
Intellectual Property Plenary
2008
Intellectual Propertyfor IT Managers
March 2009
Trademark Basics and DIY Techniques
January 2000
Who Wants to be a Multimedia Millionaire
November 2008
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2007
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2006
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2005
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2004
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
November 2003
Venture Prize - The Legal Perspective
January 2010
2010 Pension Basics - Regulatory and Legal Framework
March 2014
2013 Year in Review
September 2015
Temporary Foreign Worker Program - Best Practices When Using the Program as a Temporary Solution
January - February 2015
Labour and Employment: 2014 Year in Review
October 2015
A Lay of the Land – Immigration and Changes to the International Workers Regime for 2015 and Beyond
February 2012
Ensuring Your Genuine Offer is Ready for Assessment
October 2016
Field Law: A Conversation with Northern Business
January 2016
Hiring or Contracting International Performing Artists?
November 2013
How Do The Latest Business Immigration Developments Impact You?
February 2012
The New Regulations and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act - A Guidebook for HR
May 2013
Options for Skilled Trades
March 2013
Top 10 LMO Exemptions
2013-2017
Legalities of Nursing
March 2009
Recession Management
In response to the unique needs of businees today in the current economic conditions we are highlighting our experience in dealing with recession specific issues.
April 2009
The Alberta Ballet
Field Law has been a proud supporter of the Alberta Ballet since 1993. We continue our involvement with its Board of Directors and act as their legal counsel. We are excited for and congratulate the Alberta Ballet on their accomplishment and opportunit...
May 2009
Steve Eichler Receives the 2008 Vitality Award
Field Law would like congratulate our partner, Steve Eichler, on receiving the Calgary Downtown Association's 2008 Vitality Award. It is in recognition of his leadership and tireless efforts in the development and growth of the most significant festiva...
June 2009
Fieldstones at Rock for Dimes
Field Law's very own Fieldstones rocked it out at the Whiskey Night Club on June 4th at the Rock for Dimes, Calgary's Big Battle of the Corporate Bands Charity event. Blasting out tunes with a collaboration of musical instruments the Fieldstones won th...
June 2009
Field Welcomes Back Katherine Kowalchuk
Field Law is pleased to welcome back Katherine Kowalchuk as an associate in the Firm's Business Law Group in the Calgary office. Her practice includes acting for individuals and companies in the purchase, sale and leasing of residential and commercial ...
June 2009
Christopher Spasoff Joins the Edmonton Office
Field Law is pleased to announce the addition of our new associate, Christopher Spasoff. Christopher practices out of our Edmonton office in the area of Labour and Employment Law with a focus on Occupational Health and Safety as well as Media Law.
August 2009
Field Law Recognized in Best Lawyers in Canada 2010
The 2010 Best Lawyers in Canada has recognized 9 Field lawyers in their areas of practice:Roy Boettger, Q.C. - Trusts and EstatesBill Corbett - Corporate and Commercial LitigationJean van der Lee, Q.C. - Construction LawJames Casey, Q.C. - Alternative ...
June 2009
New Associates
Articling Students Accept Positions
Field Law is pleased to announce that we have offered positions to four of our Articling Students.  Jase Cowan and Catriona Otto have accepted positions in our Calgary Office.  Anna Lund and Mick Wall have accepted positions in our Edmonton Office.
October 2009
Greg Harding Appointed Position for the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice
On October 2, 2009 Greg Harding, Q.C. was appointed a two-year term on the Board of the Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice.The CIAJ is a voluntary, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of justice for all Canadians.
December 2009
Greg Harding Accepts Presidency at the Canadian Bar Financial Services Corporation
On December 1, 2009 Greg Harding, Q.C. will be commencing as President of the Canadian Bar Financial Services Corporation (CBAF).CBAF was incorporated through the combined efforts of the Canadian Bar Association and the Canadian Bar Insurance Associati...
September 2009
Roy Boettger Joins Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation Board
Alberta Children's Hospital Foundation welcomes Roy Boettger to the Board of Directors.
December 2009
Field's Leading Lawyers
Lexpert Announces 8 of Field's Partners as Canada's 2010 Leading Lawyers
Field Law is proud to announce that 8 of our Partners have been selected by their industry peers as Lexpert's 2010 Leading Lawyers.  Congratulations to: Roy D. Boettger, Q.C. - Wills, Trusts and EstatesJames T. Casey, Q.C. - Labour and EmploymentMichae...
October 2009
Bob Teskey Appointed as Governor
Bob Teskey has been appointed to the Board of Governors of the University of Alberta for a term expiring December 2012.
January 4, 2010
Three Field Law Lawyers Designated As Queen's Counsel
Congratulations to Dan Downe, Kevin Feth and Jay Guthrie who, on December 31, 2009, received their Queen's Counsel designation.
March 2010
Calgary Artists for Haitian Relief
Sponsored by Field Law
On March 10, 2010 Calgary artists will join together at the Jack Singer Concert Hall at Epcor Centre in a fundraising effort for Haitian relief. All ticket proceeds will be going directly to a Haitian charity to fund the rebuild of Le Foyer de Filles C...
April 2010
Expanding the Field
Bonnie Bokenfohr Joins Field Law
Field Law is excited to announce our new Associate, Bonnie Bokenfohr, who will be practicing administrative law, with an emphasis on professional regulation, policing and privacy.  Bonnie joined the Firm on April 5, 2010.
April 2010
2010 Top Western Law Firms
Canadian Lawyer Magazine Names Field Law
Field Law has been named #5 in Canadian Lawyer's 2010 Top Western Law Firms. Canadian Lawyer notes that "all of the firms listed in Canadian Lawyer’s ranking of the top regional firms in British Columbia, Alberta, and the North are a testament to the c...
May 2010
Gerald Stang and the Peterson Stang Corporate Department to join Field Law Offices
Peterson Stang has been a fixture in the Yellowknife legal community for over 66 years, but is now undergoing some exciting changes. Congratulations are extended to Garth Malakoe on his appointment to the Territorial Court of the Northwest Territories,...
August 2010
Expanding the Field
We are very pleased to announce the newest additions to our Intellectual Property and Technology Group. Neil Kathol, Richard Stobbe and Tom Malyszko will be joining Peter Collins, Tom O’Reilly, Wayne Logan and Lisa Statt Foy. The expanded group will co...
September 2010
Field Welcomes Gerald Stang
Peterson, Stang & Malakoe has proudly served the Northwest Territories for 66 years. However, with the firm closing it doors, it only seemed natural to join strengths by bringing a positive addition to the Field Law team. We are pleased to welcome Gera...
September 2010
Best Lawyers in Canada 2011 Released
11 Field Law Lawyers Make the List
Eleven of our lawyers have been chosen as "Best Lawyers" in Canada.  Ten of those lawyers are repeat nominations (the list can be found here) and this year we are pleased to announce that Mike Casey has also been nominated for this prestigous accolade....
October 21, 2010
Field Law is pleased to welcome two new associates to the Calgary office
Farha Salim is joining our Business Law Group with a focus in wills, trusts and estates and Dylan Esch is joining our General Litigation Group with a strong focus in foreclosures and debt issues.
November 2010
Back in the Field
Nancy Bains returns to Field Law
Field Law is pleased to announce the return of Nancy Bains to the Calgary office.  Nancy will be re-joining our Insurance  and General Litigation practice groups.
January 2011
New Partners
Congratulations to Brian Filips and Gregory Sim who joined the Field Law partnership January 1, 2011!
December 2010
Welcome Back Jennifer Ornstein!
Field Law is pleased to welcome back Jennifer Ornstein as an associate in the Edmonton office. Jennifer has devoted her practice to assisting victims of residential school abuse.
November 2010
We Wrote the Book
Field Lawyers Contributing Authors of Canadian Precedents of Pleadings
Bullen & Leake & Jacobs  "Canadian Precedents of Pleadings":   This new resource for Canadian litigators was just published by Carswell with 7 Field lawyers serving as contributing authors. The chapter on Personal Injury was written by Christine Pratt,...
January 2011
Congratulations Field Law Curlers
Field Law would like to congratulate Jody Keim and Glenys Bakker Field Law staff members, and their curling teams for qualifying to compete in the 2011 Alberta Scotties Tournament of Hearts.  Jody will be curling with Team Scheidegger and Glenys with T...
January 2011
Supporting the Pursuit of Excellence
Congratulations to Gregory Sim and Mark Raven-Jackson who were called to the Northwest Territories Bar on January 26, 2011.  They join a team of 11 others licensed to practice law for our northern clients.
February 2011
Sandra Corbett joins Edmonton's Insurance Group
We are excited to announce the addition of Sandra Corbett to our Edmonton office. Sandra was called to the Bar in 1990 and carries on a practice in insurance defence law.  She joins a team of 8 lawyers in Edmonton dedicated to providing comprehensive e...
February 2011
Yellowknife Swim Meet!
Field Law is excited to sponsor the swim meet for the Yellowknife Polar Bear Swim Club to be held February 11, 12 and 13, 2011.
March 2011
Field Law congratulates partner, Michael Casey, Q.C.
Field Law is pleased to announce that Michael Casey, Q.C., Partner in the Calgary office, has been elected for a two-year term as Chair and President of The Calgary Stampede Board of Directors.
July 19, 2016
Field Law Announces the Northwest Territories Award Winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program
Winners include charities focused on cancer peer support, anti-bullying seminars and youth science workshops
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce the Northwest Territories winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program. The annual Program, which supports local community initiatives and ...
September 15, 2015
Field Law Announces Expansion of Energy Services with New Leader, New Offerings
Clifford D. Johnson, QC, ICD.D, joins Field Law as Energy Group Leader as firm enhances energy service offerings
CALGARY (September 15, 2015) – Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is proud to announce that Clifford D. Johnson, QC, ICD.D has joined the firm as the Energy Group Leader in its Calgary office. Johnson join...
October 1, 2015
Field Law welcomes Alain Chiasson to Yellowknife Office
YELLOWKNIFE - Field Law is pleased to announce that Alain Chiasson has joined the Yellowknife team as a lawyer in Field Law’s Business Law Group. Alain’s arrival establishes Field Law as having the most lawyers serving the Northwest Territories.Followi...
March 2011
Magnolia Unka, Associate, Field Law Yellowknife
Magnolia is a valued member of our Indian Residential Schools group.
May 2011
Congratulations to Field Law's Lexpert Leading Practitioners 2011
Field Law is proud to announce that nine of our lawyers have continued to be chosen as a leading practitioner in Canada with the addition of Dan A. Downe, Q.C. and J. Mark Raven Jackson in 2011.Congratulations to: Roy D. Boettger, Q.C. - Estates & Pers...
June 1, 2011
We're Growing! New Director of Professional Recruitment and Development
We're excited to announce a new position along with a new face at Field Law! Suzanne Thomas joined Field Law at the beginning of June as our new Director of Professional Recruitment and Development.Suzanne's past experience includes 12 years practicing...
June 21, 2011
Christine Pratt Receives the Pro Bono Leader in Community Award
Congratulations to our Partner, Christine Pratt who was honoured with the Pro Bono Leader in Community Award last night. Pro Bono Law Alberta held their Annual General Meeting last night at the Palliser Hotel in Calgary, Alberta.  Christine was selecte...
June 22, 2011
Training DVD for Hearing Tribunals is Now Available!
Over the past year, the lawyers at Field Law had the opportunity to work on an important and groundbreaking project with the Alberta Federation of Regulated Health Professions (AFRHP). The project resulted in the production of a training DVD that will ...
June 27, 2011
Field Law Welcomes Our New Articling Students for 2011-2012 to the Edmonton Office
Field Law is excited to welcome our new articling students to the Edmonton office! We look forward to getting to know them and watching their knowledge and experience grow over the next 12 months!
August 22, 2011
New Lawyer in our Calgary Office
Laura MacFarlane
Field Law is pleased to welcome Laura MacFarlane, as the newest member of our Intellectual Property and Technology Group. Laura will be based out of our Calgary office, with a primary focus of intellectual property.  Laura practices a broad range of te...
September 19, 2011
Shaunna Mireau Makes Top 24 List!
Congratulations to Shaunna Mireau, our Director of Libraries and Knowledge Management for making Lawyers Weekly "The 24: Canada's Top Legal Social Media Influencers" list!
September 22, 2011
University of Alberta Career Day
Friday, September 23, 2011
Law students! Don't forget tomorrow is Career Day in Edmonton at the Crowne Plaza! Look for our Field Law booth and come introduce yourself!  We want to meet all of you!
October 2011
James T. Casey, Q.C. Lawyer of the Year
Bests' Lawyers lists Jim Casey as Edmonton's Labour and Employment Lawyer of the Year. Field Law is proud of Jim and would like to congratulate him for this admirable accomplishment.
October 17, 2011
Field Law Welcomes Craig McMahon
Field Law is pleased to announce the addition of our new associate, Craig McMahon. Craig practices in the area of commercial litigation with a focus on debt recovery and restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency, security enforcement and tax disputes. C...
November 3, 2011
Field Law Welcomes John Gilbert
Field Law is pleased to announce the addition of our newest associate to the Calgary office, John Gilbert. John grew up in Lloydminster, Alberta/Saskatchewan before moving to Edmonton to attend the University of Alberta. At the UofA, John received a Ba...
January 6, 2012
Field Law Welcomes Back Jeremiah Kowalchuk
Field Law is pleased to welcome back Jeremiah Kowalchuk as a partner to the Edmonton office. Jeremiah has been practising law in Edmonton since his call to the Bar in 2003. He articled at Field Law and practiced here as an associate until 2006. From 20...
January 2012
New Partners in 2012
Field Law is pleased to announce that three of our associates have accepted partner positions; Chelsey Bailey and Anne Côté for our Edmonton office and Kevin Schouten for our Calgary office.
January 2015
New Associate in Our Calgary Office
Field Law is pleased to welcome Tiffany Franklin, as the newest member of our general litigation group.
February 2012
Congratulations Brian Vail, Q.C.
Field Law is proud to announce that our own Brian Vail has been singled out for his achievements by appointment as a Queen’s Counsel. This is an honour bestowed upon lawyers by the Lieutenant Governor in Council for outstanding contributions to the leg...
01.06.2012
Expanding our Field
Field Law welcomes Simone Hughes as our Chief Marketing Officer.
January 2012
Michael Casey Q.C., Presented with Award for Distinguished Service to the Community
"Calgary is a better place because of his leadership and involvement," said Mayor Naheed Nenshi. Michael Casey, Q.C., Partner in the Calgary office, has been awarded a 2012 Distinguished Service Award alongside three other outstanding lawyers by the La...
February 2012
Expanding our Field in 2012
Field Law is pleased to announce the addition of our newest associate to the Calgary office, Tiffany Franklin. Tiffany joins our Litigation Group here at Field Law after several years with a major national law firm. She has appeared before all levels o...
February 2012
Registered Canadian and US Patent Agent joins Field Law
Field Law welcomes Shohini Bagchee as our Registered Canadian and US Patent Agent. Shohini Bagchee is a patent agent with Field Law's IP & Technology Law Group. Her work includes the drafting, filing and prosecution of patent applications before the Ca...
May 2012
Field Law is Mondaq's Most Read Contributer in April 2012
Field Law's publications were some of the most read in Canada according to a the global advisory content supplier Mondaq. In the month April, Field Law was given the Contributor Most Read in Canada award. Mondaq pulls its information from their site as...
June 2012
Welcome to the Calgary Summer Students
Field Law's Calgary Office welcomes to the fold summer students Christina Brownlee and Jessica Robertshaw. Christina has just finished her second year of studies at the University of Alberta Faculty of Law. Jessica comes to us from the University of Ca...
May 2012
Field Law's Calgary Office Welcomes the 2012 Summer Students
Field Law is excited to welcome summer students Christina Brownlee and Jessica Robertshaw to the Calgary office.
May 2012
Field Law's Edmonton and Yellowknife offices Welcome their 2012 Summer Students.
Field Law is excited to welcome summer students Pablo Retamozo Landeo to our Edmonton office and Daniel McPherson, who is back with us again for a second summer in the Calgary and Yellowknife offices.
June 2012
Field Law's Metis and First Nations Youth Art Competition
Winners' Gala
For the past year, incredibly talented Métis and First Nation youth across Alberta and the Northwest Territories participated in Field Law's Métis and First Nations Youth Art contest. They provided amazing works of art depicting their winter cultural t...
June 2012
Field Law Hosts Gala to Celebrate Metis and First Nations Youth Art Competition
Press Release
Edmonton, Alberta (June 15, 2012) – Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Edmonton, Calgary and Yellowknife was proud to host a gala celebration tonight recognizing the winners of the Field Law Métis and First Nations Youth Art Competition at ...
June 2012
Field Law Welcomes Articling Student Jordan Gruman
Field Law's Calgary office welcomes the arrival of articling student Jordan Gruman to the firm!
June 2012
Field Law Welcomes the 2012 Edmonton Office Articling Students
Field Law's Edmonton office welcomes the arrival of their 2012 articling students Chantel Cabaj, Elsa Johnson, Imane Semaine, and Matthew Turzansky.
July 16, 2012
Field Law Welcomes Articling Student Farah Mohamed
Field Law's Calgary office welcomes the arrival of articling student Farah Mohamed to the firm!
May 9, 2012
Published: Collections Law in Alberta
Collections Law in Alberta is now available for purchase! Congratulations to authors Sandeep Dhir and Anna Lund of Field Law. For more information on collections services offered by Field Law, please visit our Debt Recovery and Restructuring page.
July 2012
Field Law Welcomes Partner Scott Watson
On July 3, our Edmonton office excitedly welcomed Scott Watson, Q.C. to our Business Law group. With a practice built-up over twenty years, Scott has considerable experience in acquisitions, divestitures, corporate and secured transactions. Field Law i...
August 27, 2012
Field Law Welcomes Articling Student Adam Oppenheim to the Firm
Field Law's Calgary office welcomes the arrival of articling student Adam Oppenheim to the Firm!
August 27, 2012
Field Law Welcomes Associate Joel Fairbrother
On August 27, 2012, the Field Law Calgary office welcomed Joel Fairbrother to the Labour and Employment practice group.
August 31, 2012
Field Law congratulates Hon. Terrence McMahon as he retires from the Court of Queen’s Bench
Field Law congratulates Hon. Terrence McMahon as he retires from the Court of Queen’s Bench effective September 4, 2012. Mr. McMahon was an integral part of Field Law’s Calgary history when MacDonald, Moore, Atkinson, McMahon & Tingle formed in 1966. T...
September 6, 2012
Field Law Partners With Edmonton Festival in Support of the Arts
Field Law co-sponsors Synchronous, a local festival of art and life
Field Law (Field), a regional law firm with offices in Edmonton, Calgary and Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, is proud to partner with The Public Foundation for Art and Life in co-sponsoring “Synchronous, a festival of art and life” opening in Edmon...
September 2012
Field Law Congratulates Richard Stobbe
Field Law is pleased to announce that associate Richard Stobbe has been named the Vice-Chair of the Technology and Intellectual Property Law section of the Canadian Bar Association.
September 14, 2012
Honouring our Past
The Lawyers and Staff of Field Law offer their condolences to Jeanne and the family on the sad loss of Peter Lougheed. We remain proud that part of Peter's early career was spent with our firm, known at that time as MacDonald, Moore, Lougheed, Atkinson...
January 2012
Anne Côté appears on Alberta Primetime to discuss Privacy Rights in the Digital Age
There's a camera-ready phone in almost every pocket capable of capturing your image and sharing it in an instant - on Facebook, Youtube, even the six o'clock news. While there are some laws addressing what organizations can do with your image, protecti...
September 18, 2012
Anne Côté appears on Alberta Primetime
Anne Côté discusses Privacy Rights in the Digital Age on Alberta Primetime. There's a camera-ready phone in almost every pocket capable of capturing your image and sharing it in an instant - on Facebook, Youtube, even the six o'clock news.While there a...
September 2012
Field Law Sponsors Health Information Privacy and Security Summit
The Health Information Privacy and Security Summit is happening on October 18 and 19 in Banff, Alberta. See Anne Côté present on Health Information of Minors: From the Mature Minor to the Application of Privacy Legislation at the conference. Field Law ...
September 25, 2012
Andrew Wilkinson featured in September's Swerve Magazine
Lawyer by day, punk-band member by night. Check out Andrew Wilkinson's out-of-the-box style.
October 1, 2012
Canadian Lawyer names Field Law a Top 10 Western and Northern Regional Law Firm
Field Law is proud to continue our long standing history as a top 10 western and regional law firm in Canadian Lawyer’s annual survey. Quoting Managing Partner, James Casey “There’s never been a better time to embrace regionalism”.
October 2012
Field Law Welcomes Erin Delaney to the Calgary Office
On October 9, 2012, Field Law welcomed associate Erin Delaney to the Labour and Employment practice group.
October 2012
Congratulations to new Associate Arash Rai
Field Law would like to congratulate Arash Rai for being called to the bar after a successful year of articling with the Firm's Calgary office. Arash joins the firm as an Associate in the Insurance Group.
November 2012
Former Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench Returns to Field Law
Western Law Firm welcomes back the Honourable Terrence F. McMahon, Q.C.
Terrence (Terry) F. McMahon, Q.C., recently retired from the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta, is returning to Field Law’s Calgary office as Senior Counsel. The Field team is eager to welcome him back to the firm and bringing years of experience with ...
November 23, 2012
Field Law sees "fantastic" future despite trend of globalization
Mid-size regional law firms in Alberta are not facing a death sentence despite a growing trend of globalization in the legal landscape, says the managing partner of Field Law.
December 4, 2012
Alex Yiu quoted in Calgary Herald
Alex Yiu was quoted in the "Social media: good, bad and…cautious" in Calgary Law Review.
January 2014
Field Law Partner, Kevin Feth, elected President of the Law Society of Alberta for 2014
Firm congratulates partner for prominent honour
Field Law is pleased to announce that Kevin Feth, Q.C., a Partner based in the Edmonton office, has been elected to serve as the President of the Law Society of Alberta for 2014.
December 11, 2012
Kevin Feth, elected President of Law Society of Alberta for 2014
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary and Edmonton as well as Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, is pleased to announce that Kevin Feth, Q.C., a Partner based in the Edmonton office, has been elected to serve as the President of the L...
December 10, 2012
Chantel Cabaj presented with Student Leadership Award
Field Law is pleased to announce that one of our 2012/13 Articling Students, Chantel Cabaj, was recently presented with University of Alberta Faculty of Law's Bryan & Company Student Leadership Award at the 23rd Annual Awards Reception. This Award is p...
December 2013
New Partners in 2013
Field Law is pleased to announce Jennifer Janz, Joël Michaud, Lindsey Miller, and Murray Suderman joined the partnership effective January 1, 2013.
March 7, 2013
Field Law's future articling students, Leah McDaniel and Pablo Retamozo win top prize in Laskin Moot.
Field Law's future articling students, Leah McDaniel and Pablo Retamozo won the 2013 top school prize in the Laskin Memorial Moot Competition. The prize is awarded to the school that has won all of its competition rounds and has performed consistently ...
April 8, 2013
Field Law has has commenced a $200 million-proposed class action lawsuit.
Field LLP has commenced a $200-million proposed class action lawsuit against the Federal Government on behalf of Canadian beekeepers for its alleged negligence in maintaining a prohibition on the importation of  live honeybee colonies from the mainland...
April 30, 2013
Field Law is hosting "COSIA Technology Licensing: A View From the Inside".
Field Law is hosting "COSIA Technology Licensing: A View From the Inside". A luncheon meeting for the Calgary Chapter of the Licensing Executives Society on Thursday, May 16th. Canada’s Oil Sands Innovation Alliance (COSIA) is an alliance of oil sands ...
April 24, 2013
Shohini Bagchee quoted in Edmonton Journal
Shohini Bagchee (Patent Agent) was quoted in the Edmonton Journal on why a business plan is important at TEC VenturePrize Awards.  Field Law was a Platinum Sponsor at TEC VenturePrize.
April 12, 2013
Kevin Feth quoted in the  Province on the importance of alternative dispute resolution.
April 24, 2013
Field Law is pleased to announce that that  Bob Teskey, (Counsel) has been appointed to be a member of the board of The Governors of The University of Alberta for a second term expiring April 2016.
May 3, 2013
Jim Casey Presents Award at TEC VenturePrize
Jim Casey (Managing Partner) presented the Screeners' Award of Merit to Morgan Moe of StrokeLink at TEC VenturePrize.Field Law was a platinum sponsor at TEC VenturePrize.
April 26, 2013
Kevin Feth (Partner) comments on limited scope retainers in the Calgary Herald
May 13, 2013
Vance Langford Joins Field Law
Field Law is pleased to announce that Vance Langford has joined the partnership effective May 1, 2013.Vance comes to Field Law with a strong Business Immigration and corporate/commercial practice. He has joined the Calgary Labour Employment and Busines...
May 28, 2013
Field Law Launches Community Fund Program
The recently launched Field Law Community Fund Program provides an additional $75,000 annually to local projects and/or organizations. Through a combination of community online voting and deliberation by local judging panels, finalists will be announce...
June 24, 2013
Calgary Office Flood Update
Due to the Calgary flooding and downtown power outages, Field Law’s Calgary office is currently closed. Field Law extends our heartfelt sympathy to Albertans across the province affected by the floods.Please note that business continuity plans are in p...
June 26, 2013
Calgary's Lougheed Building Reopens June 27th
Field Law Calgary-based lawyers and staff will be back in the reenergized Lougheed Building bright and early June 27th.We continue to extend our heartfelt sympathy to Albertans across the province affected by the floods and want to give a big shout-out...
July 8, 2013
Doug Nishimura Joins Field Law
Field Law is pleased to announce that Doug Nishimura has joined the partnership effective July 1, 2013. Doug joins the firm with a strong Insolvency and Restructuring background in addition to his corporate commercial practice.His main focus is on inso...
July 16, 2013
Field Law Partner Elected Secretary of the Canadian Bar Association Alberta
Regional law firm congratulates for respected honour
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary and Edmonton as well as Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, is proud to announce that Jeremiah Kowalchuk, Partner in the Edmonton office,  has been elected to serve as the Secretary of the Canadian...
August 15, 2013
Field Law Lawyers Named To Best Lawyers In Canada For 2014
Regional law firm earns highest ranking of prestigious award to date
Field Law is pleased to announce that 19 of our lawyers were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada© 2014. They earned a total of 28 rankings in 18 distinct areas. Best Lawyers, a respected peer review publication ...
September 26, 2013
Announcing the 2013 Field Law Community Fund Program Award Winners!
We're pleased to officially announce the Award winners* of the Field Law Community Fund Program for 2013. These outstanding individuals and groups have demonstrated an understanding of the areas of need within each of their communities and, with the fu...
September 30, 2013
Field Law Partner Elected Secretary of The Canadian Bar Association National Immigration Law Section
Field Law is pleased to announce the election of Vance Langford, Partner and Leader of its Business Immigration Group, to the position of Secretary for the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), National Immigration Law Section for upcoming 2013-2014 term. Va...
November 4, 2013
Charlene Lipchen Joins Field Law
Field Law is pleased to announce that Charlene Lipchen has joined the Calgary office of Field Law as an Associate effective November 4, 2013.Charlene has a diverse litigation practice focused on intellectual property disputes and defending product liab...
November 8, 2013
Field Law Welcomes Prominent Calgary Mediation Practice
Respected founder and retired judge joins Field Law team as consultant
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to welcome Resolution Associates, a trusted and respected family mediation and arbitration practice based out of Calgary.Resolution Associates, founded by Judg...
November 20, 2013
Field Law Welcomes Antony (Tony) Edwards as IP Partner
B.C. lawyer brings diverse experience to Field’s growing intellectual property department
Field Law is pleased to announce Antony (Tony) Edwards joined the partnership, effective Nov. 1, 2013. Tony joins Field Law with more than 23 years of experience in intellectual property law, and has provided successful guidance through the intellectua...
December 31, 2013
Congratulations Frank Molnar, MIR, QC and Sandra Corbett, QC
Field Law is proud to announce that our own Frank Molnar and Sandra Corbett have been singled out for their achievements by appointment as Queen’s Counsel.“The Queen’s Counsel designation recognizes the exceptional capabilities and talents of this year...
January 1, 2014
New Partners in 2014
Field Law is pleased to announce the addition of four new partners effective January 1, 2014. Their commitment to client success and professional excellence reflect Field Law's values, and ensure a future that is rewarding for both our clients and the ...
January 9, 2014
Join us for Our Annual Year in Review Part One and Two Seminars
Field Law is pleased to present our annual Year in Review seminars focusing on legal updates and practical challenges unique to the areas of: Labour Law, Employment, Human Rights, Immigration, Privacy and Occupational Health and Safety.The seminars are...
January 13, 2014
Melissa Cook Joins Field Law
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce that Melissa Cook has joined the firm as an Associate in the Calgary Business Law group, effective January 13, 2014.Melissa joins Field Law from a ...
March 5, 2014
Before You Hit "Send": Preparing Your Organization for CASL Compliance Before You Hit "Send": Preparing Your Organization for CASL Compliance
Are you compliant with Canada's Anti-Spam Law (CASL)?
The Act, which comes into effect on July 1, 2014, will impact all businesses, organizations, and individuals that send commercial electronic messages. With significant fines, imminent class action suits, and active legal enforcement, education is key w...
March 6, 2014
Field Law Kicks Off Second Annual Community Fund Program
Regional law firm accepting new applications for program designed to grant funds to local community causes
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, has announced the commencement of the 2014 Field Law Community Fund Program. Now in its second year of activity, the Program supports local initiatives and causes within ...
May 5, 2014
Field Law Welcomes Summer and Articling Students
The Field Law Calgary and Edmonton offices are pleased to announce the following Summer Students: Elizabeth Margaret Nixon, Jessica Mary Babineau, Mark Benjamin Mielke, Paul William Kolida, Robert Joseph Watson, and Taylor Anna-Katryna Woolsey. We also...
April 28, 2013
Field Law Band "Dr. Fieldgood" to Participate in Battle of the Bands
When six bands from the Calgary legal community compete in the ZSA Battle of the Bar Bands on May 29th, one band will be representing Field Law. Dr. Fieldgood features lawyers Catriona Otto, Jane Freeman and Jim Doyle on vocals and Mike Doerksen, Steve...
May 8, 2014
Field Law Celebrates Award Winning Counsel
Distinguished Edmonton lawyer recognized for TEC Edmonton & VenturePrize efforts
Field Law is pleased to congratulate former Firm Managing Partner and now Counsel, Robert Teskey, QC, on his recently achieved award recognizing his support of both TEC Edmonton, and the TEC VenturePrize program. As a thought leader in the Edmonton bus...
May 30, 2014
Field Law Announces Award Winners of 2014 Community Fund Program for Northwest Territories
Regional law firm donates $15,000 to local Northwest Territories community initiatives for second year.
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce four winners of the 2014 Field Law Community Fund Program. The Program, which was created to support local community initiatives, had 84 applicants...
June 6, 2014
Field Law Announces Award Winners of 2014 Community Fund Program for Northern Alberta
Regional law firm donates $30,000 to local community initiatives for second year.
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce four winners of the 2014 Field Law Community Fund Program. The Program, which was created to support local community initiatives, had 84 applicants...
June 23, 2014
Field Law Celebrates Prestigious Award To Sandra Corbett QC
Sandra Corbett QC Receives 2014 Lee Samis Award of Excellence
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce that Sandra Corbett QC, a Partner at Field Law in Edmonton, Alberta, is the thirteenth recipient of the prestigious Lee Samis Award of Excellence a...
July 3, 2014
Field Law Announces Award Winners of 2014 Community Fund Program
Regional law firm donates $30,000 to local Southern Alberta community initiatives for second year
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce three winners of the 2014 Field Law Community Fund Program. The Program, which was created to support local community initiatives, had 84 applicant...
June 23, 2014
Field Law Continues to Expand Business Law Group
Business Lawyer, Katherine Rubin, Makes Move to a Western and Northern Regional Law Firm
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce the addition of Katherine Rubin as an associate in the Business Law Group, effective June 23, 2014.Prior to joining Field Law, Katherine practiced ...
September 5, 2014
Field Law Welcomes Associate Jenna Kirk to its Business Immigration Practice Area and Labour & Employment Group
Field Law is pleased to announce the addition of Jenna Kirk as an Associate in the Business Immigration practice area and Labour & Employment Group, effective September 2, 2014.Jenna joins a growing Business Immigration practice and will also work on L...
September 4, 2014
Field Law Receives Fourth Place Ranking in Canadian Lawyer Top Western & Northern Firms Survey
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce they have received a fourth place ranking in the annual Canadian Lawyer Top Western and Northern Firms Survey. This ranking reflects a significant ...
July 14, 2014
Karen Tereposky Joins Field Law’s Labour and Employment Group
Field Law is pleased to welcome Karen Tereposky as an Associate in the Calgary Labour and Employment Group, effective July 2014.Karen’s experience began with a clerkship at the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan and continued with associate positions at ...
October 8, 2014
Sandra Corbett QC Presenting at CDL CICMA Joint Programme
Partner Sandra Corbett QC, will be presenting on ‘Diminished Value” at the Canadian Defence Lawyers CICMA Joint Programme. The event will be held in Calgary, AB on October 16, 2014 from 2:00 - 5:00PM. To learn more about the event and sign up online, v...
October 23, 2014
Field Law Announces Addition of Tim Bailey to the Intellectual Property and Technology Group
Field Law is pleased to welcome new associate Tim Bailey to the Intellectual Property and Technology group, effective September 2, 2014.Tim brings more than five years of experience from prominent Canadian law firms and extensive knowledge in the areas...
January 19, 2015
Anthony Burden Joins Field Law as Insurance and General Litigation Associate
Field Law is pleased to welcome Anthony Burden as an associate in the Insurance and General Litigation Groups effective January 19, 2015.Anthony accumulated a broad range of legal experience throughout his apprenticeship at a mid-size Edmonton firm. Fo...
January 1, 2015
Malkit Atwal Strengthens Wills, Trusts, and Estates Groups
Effective July 21, 2014, Field Law was pleased to announce the addition of lawyer Malkit Atwal to the Wills, Trusts and Estates; Estate Litigation and Dispute Resolution; and Transaction and Corporate groups.Primarily practicing in the areas of estate ...
January 26, 2015
Yellowknife Welcomes New Field Law Office Manager
Field Law is excited to announce the addition of Kat Saunders, Office Manager, to the Yellowknife team, effective January 6, 2015.Kat brings a wide range of managerial experience from her work in both the public and non-profit sectors. Most recently, K...
February 9, 2015
Vance Langford Appointed to The Board of Governors of Bow Valley College
Partner Vance Langford was appointed to The Board of Governors of Bow Valley College. Vance's term will run until January 2018. We congratulate Vance on his appointment.
February 25, 2015
New Office Manager Joins Field Law’s Edmonton Team
Field Law is pleased to welcome its newest Office Manager, Laurie Watters, to the Edmonton office, effective February 17, 2015.A seasoned professional, Laurie comes to Field Law with more than 25 years of human resources experience, primarily in the oi...
April 8, 2015
Field Law Launches Third Year of Community Fund Program with Additional Funding in Celebration of 100th Anniversary
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is excited to announce the launch of the 2015 Field Law Community Fund Program. The Program supports local pay-it-forward ideas and causes within the communities Field La...
April 27, 2015
Vance Langford Joins the Board of Directors of the United Way of Calgary and Area
Partner Vance Langford joined the Board of Directors of the United Way of Calgary and Area at the AGM on Monday, April 27, 2015.  Vance has been a volunteer with the United Way of Calgary and Area since 2007 on its Investment Committees, Campaign Cabin...
May 27, 2015
Field Law Community Fund Program Seeks Community Input to Select Program Finalists
Regional law firm opens voting phase to public with $100,000 available for distribution in celebration of firm's 100th year anniversary
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, requests the community’s input in helping determine what community causes or ideas should be awarded funds through the Field Law Community Fund Program (the Program). The...
July 6, 2015
Field Law Community Fund Program Awards $40,000 to Southern Alberta Winners
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is proud to be celebrating its 100 year anniversary by granting $100,000 to initiatives throughout Alberta and the Northwest Territories via the annual Field Law Communit...
July 23, 2015
Field Law Community Fund Program Awards $20,000 to 2015 Winners
Regional law firm donates funds to local Northwest Territories community initiatives for third year
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is proud to be celebrating its 100 year anniversary by granting $100,000 to initiatives throughout Alberta and the Northwest Territories via the annual Field Law Communit...
July 31, 2015
Field Law Community Fund Program Awards $40,000 to Northern Alberta Winners
Regional law firm donates funds to local Northern Alberta community initiatives for third year
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is proud to be celebrating its 100 year anniversary by donating $100,000 to initiatives throughout Alberta and the Northwest Territories via the annual Field Law Communit...
August 24, 2015
Field Law Recognized by Chambers Canada, Best Lawyers and Lexpert Rankings
Regional firm earns inclusion in Chambers Canada directory
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce their recent inclusion in  the following national rankings:  Chambers Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada© and The Canadian Legal Lexpert™ Directory.For...
October 7, 2015
Mike Casey Awarded the 2015 Johnson Award
Field Law would like to congratulate Mike Casey on his 2015 Johnson Award from Queen's University.Mike received this honour for his distinguished career in Law, his lifelong contributions to both the Queen’s and Calgary communities, including the Calga...
November 2, 2015
Field Law Welcomes Bill Hopkins as Chief Operating Officer
Field Law is pleased to announce that Bill Hopkins will be joining our administrative team as Chief Operating Officer, effective November 2, 2015.Bill joins Field Law with over 30 years of experience in law firm management and in other senior level fin...
November 9, 2015
Field Law Announces Addition of Gordon Van Vliet to the Business Group
Field Law is pleased to welcome Gord Van Vliet as a Partner in the Business Group, effective November 2, 2015.Gord’s primary practice area is real estate law and he joins Field Law from a multinational law firm. He was called to the Alberta bar in 2000...
November 16, 2015
Field Law Announces Addition of John McGee to the Business Law Group
Field Law is pleased to welcome John McGee as an Associate with the Business Law Group, effective November 16, 2015.John joins Field Law from an Edmonton-based firm where his practice included real estate and corporate/commercial law. He has extensive ...
February 1, 2016
Congratulations to 2016 Queen’s Counsel Appointee Sandeep K. Dhir, QC
Field Law is proud to announce that Sandeep K. Dhir, has been recognized for his legal achievements by appointment as Queen’s Counsel.“This year’s Queen’s Counsel appointees have demonstrated their commitment to enhancing our province’s justice system....
March 1, 2016
Field Law Announces Addition of Brittney Tetz to the Business Law Group
Field Law is pleased to welcome Brittney Tetz as an Associate with the Business Law Group, effective March 1, 2016.Brittney joins Field Law from an Edmonton-based firm where she held a general solicitor’s practice. Her practice at Field will focus on c...
March 16, 2016
Field Law Announces Addition of Kathleen Shannon to the Energy Group
Field Law is pleased to welcome Kathleen Shannon as an energy regulatory lawyer to the Firm, effective March 16, 2016.Kathleen is also a qualified Engineer.  She is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and the Association of Professional Engineers an...
April 4, 2016
Field Law Announces Addition of Brad McFadden to the Energy Group
Field Law is pleased to welcome Bradley McFadden as a lawyer to the Firm’s Energy Group, effective April 4, 2016, which completes this phase of our Energy Group expansion.Brad practices corporate and commercial law in the energy and natural resources s...
April 7, 2016
Field Law Launches Fourth Year of Field Law Community Fund Program
Regional law firm supporting local organizations and community causes with $75,000
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is excited to announce the launch of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program (‘Program’). The Program supports local pay-it-forward ideas and causes within the communit...
May 26, 2016
Field Law Community Fund Program Seeks Community Input to Select Program Finalists
Regional law firm opens voting phase to public with $75,000 available for distribution
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, has launched the online voting phase for the fourth year of the Field Law Community Fund Program (the Program). The Program, which supports local pay-it-forward initiativ...
July 8, 2016
Field Law Announces Southern Alberta Award Winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program
Winners include charities focused on at-risk-youth, pet therapy access, women in crisis and more
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce the Southern Alberta winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program. Now in its fourth year, the Program, which supports local community init...
July 28, 2016
Field Law Announces the Northern Alberta Award Winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program
Winners include charities focused on serving underprivileged children, a theatre festival for the hearing impaired, literacy and homework programs, and more
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce the Northern Alberta winners of the 2016 Field Law Community Fund Program. The annual Program, which supports local community initiatives and proje...
September 30, 2016
Field Law Recognized by Chambers Canada
Regional firm earns inclusion in Chambers Canada directory
Field Law, a regional law firm with offices in Calgary, Edmonton and Yellowknife, is pleased to announce their recent inclusion in the Chambers Canada Directory.Field Law was listed in Chambers Canada 2016 as a “Highly Regarded Corporate/Commercial” fi...
January 22, 2017
Our Calgary and Edmonton Offices Have Moved!
Click through to update your records with our new addresses:CALGARY OFFICE (as of January 23, 2017)400 - 444 7 AVE SWCalgary AB  T2P 0X8EDMONTON OFFICE (as of December 12, 2016)2500 - 10175 101 ST NWEdmonton AB  T5J 0H3Please note phone numbers and ema...
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