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Will the Recent Uber Appeal Decision Disrupt Arbitration Clause Certainty in Direct Selling Companies’ Agreements with Canadian Independent Salespeople?

February 25, 2019

The January 2, 2019 decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Heller v. Uber Technologies Inc., (“Uber Appeal Decision”) has increased the risk that arbitration clauses may be found to be invalid in the face of a potential class...

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Questioning Service Providers to Corporations: Recent Decision on the Operation of Rule 5.18

February 25, 2019

In Alberta, litigants are limited in their ability to question those who are not parties to the litigation. However, Rule 5.18 of the Alberta Rules of Court creates an exception that allows parties to question those who provide services to...

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Agricultural Law Netletter

February 25, 2019 | Edmonton

LexisNexis, Issue 413

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Major Developments In Political Activities Rules For Canadian Charities

February 14, 2019

The Exempt Organization Tax Review, January 2019, 31-38

Robert Hayhoe and Natasha Smith author an article discussing current law governing Canadian charities’ political activities. Read the article (by subscription only)

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From Charity to Social Impact

February 14, 2019 | Toronto

Lexpert Magazine February 2019 Issue

Canadian society has long viewed charities (and other non-profit) organizations as being a wholly different category from businesses, sometimes called the “third sector” However, recently, we have begun to focus more on social purpose and social impact as goals, and...

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Getting the Deal Through: Agribusiness 2019

February 13, 2019

Agribusiness 2019 covers the latest developments in agricultural law and regulation across major jurisdictions worldwide. Carol VandenHoek and Eric Johnson are contributing editors and co-authored the chapter for Canada. Introduction: download pdf Canada: download pdf Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. Getting...

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Agricultural Law Netletter

February 11, 2019 | Edmonton

LexisNexis, Issue 412

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The Expert Witness and Environmental Law Practical and Ethical Considerations

February 7, 2019 | Vaughan

Unearthing Complexities in the Subsurface: Soil and Groundwater Essentials for Lawyers

The complex nature of environmental issues that come across a lawyer’s desk often require highly technical expertise from any (or all) of a number of highly specialized disciplines. Expertise could be needed from fields that include geology; hydrology; hydrogeology, engineering,...

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Agricultural Law Netletter

January 30, 2019 | Edmonton

LexisNexis, Issue 411

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Sarah Hansen quoted in The Lawyer’s Daily article on BC Supreme Court ruling

January 17, 2019 | Vancouver

The Lawyer's Daily, "Court must balance rules of evidence while recognizing Indigenous traditions, B.C. judge rules"

In a ruling being characterized as a first in Canada, a B.C. Supreme Court judge has ruled an Indigenous elder can present evidence as part of a panel during depositions in a land claims case, which the First Nation’s counsel...

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