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Employment discrimination based on sexual orientation: The American, Canadian, and UK responseDownload
Cohen, Ronnie, O'Byrne, Shannon, Maxwell, Patricia
Introduction: One of the last frontiers in American civil rights protection concerns the extent to which lawmakers-both legislative and judicial-show a willingness to prohibit workplace discrimination based on sexual orientation. Regrettably, the record of the United States has been less than...
This article begins by discussing the history of the enforcement remedies possessed by creditors against debtor's goods in Alberta. The author examines the new Personal Property Security Act legislation and the more recent Civil Enforcement Act He outlines the objectives of such legislation and...
This article analyzes the role of freedom of choice in the Canadian law of unjust enrichment. Courts must balance the plaintiff's interest in recovering a benefit, with which she did not freely part, against the defendant's interest in controlling the allocation of resources in his possession....
Introduction: In Canada, the financial industry rests upon "four pillars."' These are the securities, insurance, trust, and banking sectors. The first three have been, historically, regulated at the provincial level under the rubric of "property and civil rights," while the fourth has been...
From Sherwood Forest to Saskatchewan: The role of the sheriff in a redesigned judgment enforcement systemDownload
The sheriff plays a central role in the judgment enforcement system of Saskatchewan and other provinces. The modem sheriff's office is the product of more than a thousand years of English and Canadian history and a century of unsystematic statutory tinkering with the enforcement writs. This...
How should a sham be treated for tax purposes? In 1524994 Ontario Ltd. v. M.N.R., the Federal Court of Appeal treated a sham as if it reflected the true agreement between the parties in order to uphold a GST assessment. The result was inconsistent with existing jurisprudence and undesirable....
Discusses the case 'Attorney General v. Blake,' where the Canadian House of Lords accepted the concept of gain-based relief for breach of contract. Calculation of contractual relief with reference either to what the plaintiff lost or what the defendant gained; Delineation of the relevant cause of...
Gender discrimination in the common law of domicile and the application of the Canadian Charter of Rights and FreedomsDownload
A married woman must take her husband's domicile at common law. This rule exists in five of Canada's provinces. It is argued that the rule violates the right to equality. It is further argued that, notwithstanding the Supreme Court's decision in Dolphin Delivery, the Charter must apply to common...
Judicial interpretation of contracts in some ways assumes that good faith is required unless otherwise explicitly stated, a trend made clear by Gateway v Arton Holdings. While common law has long relied on the notion of good faith, judges are enforcing an implied duty to both negotiate and...