Gerald D. Chipeur, c.r.

Associé | Calgary

403.298.2434

Portrait de Gerald D.  Chipeur

Gerald (Gerry) Chipeur’s practice has for over 30 years focused primarily on public policy and the removal of administrative red tape. Private sector and public sector clients have relied on him to navigate the rules that regulate the way business and government achieve their objectives.

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Miller Thomson reconnu dans l’édition 2018 du répertoire juridique canadien Lexpert

Dans l’édition 2018 de The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory publiée récemment, 89 avocats de Miller Thomson sont mis à l’honneur dans 34 domaines du droit pour leur expertise de pointe. Ces classements résultent d’un processus exhaustif d’évaluation annuelle par les...

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Miller Thomson reconnu dans l’édition 2017 du répertoire juridique canadien Lexpert

Dans l’édition 2017 de The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory publiée récemment, 79 avocats de Miller Thomson sont mis à l’honneur dans 30 domaines du droit pour leur expertise de pointe en droit. Ces plus récents classements résultent d’un processus exhaustif d’évaluation annuelle par...

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Gerald Chipeur, c.r., affirme que le projet de loi S-224 est constitutionnel

Le 15 février 2017, Gerald Chipeur, c.r., un associé du bureau de Calgary de Miller Thomson, a témoigné devant le Comité permanent Banques et commerce du Sénat du Canada relativement au projet de loi S-224, Loi sur les paiements effectués...

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Gerald Chipeur nommé consul honoraire de la République de Corée

( Disponible en anglais seulement ) Gerald Chipeur, Q.C., has been appointed Honorary Consul for the Republic of Korea with jurisdiction for the Province of Alberta. Gerry is a partner in our Calgary office. He represents international and local clients...

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Gerald Chipeur fournit une opinion juridique au comité du Sénat chargé d’examiner la constitutionnalité du projet de loi S-230

( Disponible en anglais seulement ) On December 1, 2016, Gerald Chipeur, QC testified before the Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee of the Senate in Bill S-230, An act to amend the Criminal Code (drug-impaired driving). The Senate of Canada...

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Lexpert recognizes 80 Miller Thomson lawyers

Miller Thomson is pleased to announce 80 lawyers across ten of our offices are recognized in the 2016 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as leading practitioners in their field. Published annually since 1997, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory...

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Gerald Chipeur provides opinion before Senate Committee on constitutionality of Bill C-14

On June 6, 2016, Gerald Chipeur, QC was called to testify before the Senate Committee studying Bill C-14. The Globe and Mail reported that in his testimony he expressed the opinion that Bill C-14, a bill creating safeguards to protect...

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Gerald Chipeur, Q.C. successful in Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on March 19, 2015 that the guarantee of freedom of religion in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms is available to protect religious schools in Canada from discrimination by government.  Furthermore, the Court affirmed...

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Gerald Chipeur, QC and Sean Kelly succeed in application for leave to intervene in Supreme Court of Canada

Gerald Chipeur, QC and Sean Kelly have succeeded in an application for leave to intervene in the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Loyola v. Quebec.  The hearing will take place in March of this year and will...

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Gerald Chipeur interviewed on Sun Television News Network on Keystone XL pipeline

Gerald Chipeur, QC was asked to comment on the importance of the visit of Calgary Premier Alison Redford to Washington, DC this week. He said that « to secure a positive decision from the President of the United States of America,...

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Gerald Chipeur presents at the FNHMA Annual National Conference

Gerry Chipeur presents at the First Nations Health Management Association National Conference on the topic of « The Right to Health Care Under the Medicine Chest Provisions of Treaties with the Crown: Historical Origins and Meaning Today ».

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Gerald Chipeur presents at South Korea Export Seminar

Mr. Gerald Chipeur, Honorary Consul for the Republic of Korea presents at the South Korea Export Seminar on Friday, March 23, 2018. Gerald presents on the topic: Export to Korea: Cultural, Legal and Political Considerations and Opportunities.

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Gerald Chipeur, Q.C. speaks on Medical Marijuana – The New Regulatory Landscape in Canada

September 15, 2017 – Gerald Chipeur, Q.C. speaks on the subject of Medical Marijuana – The New Regulatory Landscape in Canada at the 2017 CLEAR Annual Educational Conference in Denver, Colorado.

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Gerald Chipeur, Q.C. & Cole Lefebvre speak on managing your duty to accommodate in the workplace

Gerald Chipeur Q.C. and Cole Lefebvre speak at Infonex 13th annual event; Managing Your Duty to Accommodate: keeping up with the latest, significant changes in workplace accommodation August 22-23 2017 in Calgary, Alberta.

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Gerald Chipeur, Q.C. speaks on the duty to consult Indigenous Peoples: How has the landscape changed?

Gerald Chipeur, Q.C. speaks on the duty to consult Indigenous Peoples, how the landscape has changed and a discussion on the impact of the Supreme Court of Canada’s recent Clyde River and Chippewas decisions on Monday, August 21, 2017.

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Gerald Chipeur, Q.C., Counsel to Christian Legal Fellowship, spoke at the The Canadian Bar Association Alberta Branch on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 12:00 PM.

On February 6, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in Carter v. Canada (Attorney General), 2015 SCC.  The Christian Legal Fellowship intervened in that appeal in support of the constitutionality of the Criminal Code prohibition of physician...

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Gerald Chipeur, Q.C. participated in an international conference on Religious Freedom in London, Ontario on May 6, 2015.

Gerry spoke to three panels addressing recent Supreme Court of Canada Charter appeals in which he participated.

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Gerry Chipeur, Q.C., is a Course Leader at the 8th Essentials of Lobbying – Key Strategies for Influencing Government Decisions in Edmonton October 28 & 29.

Gerry Chipeur,  Q.C. will be presenting at the 8th Essentials of Lobbing in Edmonton on October 28 & 29, 2014.

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Gerald D. Chipeur will be presenting on Adjudication in Alberta for the Federated Press on May 6 & 7.

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Gerald Chipeur Presents on Buying American, Canadian & European: Free Trade Opportunities in Sight.

Gerald Chipeur will be presenting on Buying American, Canadian & European: Free Trade Opportunities in Sight on September 9th at the Palliser Hotel. Date & Time:Monday, September 9, 20137:30 – 9:00am (breakfast served) Price:$25.00 per person$80.00 for a table of...

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Medical Cannabis for the Health Industry

Miller Thomson’s National Health Industry Group Webinar Series Join us as our panel of experts examines a series of topics on Medical Cannabis for the Health Industry. Topics include: •production and use •differences between medical and recreational cannabis •sale and...

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Miller Thomson Energy Breakfast Seminar

Miller Thomson LLP  hosts former US House of Representatives members Max Sandlin (D) and Vin Weber (R) as they give a presentation on the upcoming US election and its impact on Canada.

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The Courts Erect a Wall

I. Introduction In a decision released on May 31, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (“Court”) addressed the question of how high the wall between church and court should extend. Like the wall between church and state, the answer was...

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Gerald Chipeur comments in The Globe and Mail article on Supreme Court ruling

The Globe and Mail, "Religious groups ‘free to determine’ membership, rules: Supreme Court"

From religious groups to political parties, Canada’s voluntary associations have won a major victory at the Supreme Court of Canada, which ruled on Thursday that judges have no business reviewing their decisions. The case before the court involved a question of...

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Alberta Health and Alberta Doctors Partner to Improve Patient Care

On October 17, 2016, the Government of Alberta (“Alberta”) and the Alberta Medical Association (“AMA”) announced that AMA members had ratified amendments to the existing Master Agreement between the parties. The Master Agreement was not set to expire until 2018,...

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Gerald Chipeur quoted in The Globe and Mail on assisted-dying bill

The Globe and Mail, "What you should know about the Liberals’ assisted-dying bill"

The Liberal government introduced a bill on Thursday that would legalize medical assistance in dying. The Supreme Court ruled in February, 2015, that a blanket ban on assisted death was unconstitutional, saying the sanctity of life includes “the passage into...

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Changes in the Criminal Code: Employee Rights in a Time of Legal Chaos

Introduction In 2016, employees may be faced with requests from employers or from others whom the employees serve to participate in activities that are prohibited by the Criminal Code.  There are two areas, in particular, of potential legal conflict in...

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Constitutionnalité de l’application extra-provinciale du droit en matière de valeurs mobilières

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Aide médicale au suicide : notes au Parlement

Charter and Human Rights Litigation, 1912-1914

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Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments in Arizona and Alberta

It is now easier to enforce an Arizona judgment in Alberta and vice versa.  On April 1, 2015, Governor Douglas Ducey of Arizona signed into law Senate Bill 1447 – foreign country money judgments; enforcement (“Arizona Statute”).  This law authorizes...

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Co-operative Federalism Reinforced: Workers’ Compensation Rules Clarified

Parliament said that it desired a flexible approach to workers’ compensation for federal employees across Canada when it passed the Government Employees Compensation Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. G-5 (“GECA”).  The Supreme Court of Canada upheld that model of  flexibility for...

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First Nations Remuneration Transparency

The Harper Administration has made transparency its theme since assuming office in 2006.  First, it brought in the Federal Accountability Act, S.C. 2006, c. 9, to make transparent all communication to the Federal Government, where a fee is charged for...

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La Cour suprême conclut que les décisions des organisations religieuses en matière d’adhésion ne peuvent faire l’objet d’un contrôle judiciaire

Conseillers juridiques de deux des intervenants dans le cadre de procédures devant la Cour suprême du Canada, soit l’Église adventiste du septième jour au Canada et l’Église de Jésus-Christ des saints des derniers jours au Canada. La Cour a subséquemment et unanimement déterminé que les décisions des organisations religieuses en matière d’adhésion ne peuvent faire l’objet d’un contrôle judiciaire

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