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This excerpt from the newly updated Aboriginal Law title examines Indigenous identity in Canadian law, with a particular focus on Métis under the Constitution Act, 1867 and the Constitution Act, 1982.

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After 14½ years working for related employers, employee was terminated and offered eight weeks' working notice of termination despite accumulated service

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These Latest Enhancements will improve your research on WestlawNext Canada   Browse Legal Topics   You can now access Browse Legal Topics on WestlawNext Canada to find relevant material across multiple content sources including cases and decisions, the Canadian Encyclopedic Digest, WestlawNext Canada texts and annotations, and legal memoranda.

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This edition of the Emerging Issues Bulletin discusses the issue of cannabis impaired driving

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McDonald Bankruptcy (Re) (2017), 2017 CarswellBC 3030, 2017 BCSC 1957 (B.C. S.C.)

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Husband could not benefit from provisions of Pension Benefits Act to protect his compensation arrangement from garnishment

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This digest highlights a recent Court of Appeal decision from Ontario that includes a claim for ad hoc fiduciary duties owed by corporate directors to shareholders.

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This digest highlights a Supreme Court of Canada decision out of Quebec, which may be interesting for franchisors operating in that province.

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R. v. Wagar (2017), 36 C.R. (7th) 30, 2017 ABPC 17, 2017 CarswellAlta 180, 47 Alta. L.R. (6th) 356 (Alta. Prov. Ct.) at para. 20 LeGrandeur A.C.J. Prov. Ct.)

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No warning was required before striking pleading since plaintiff failed to comply with directions and orders and failed to provide a reasonable excuse for-non-compliance

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Possession of cheque did not allow neighbour to bring action for its value

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Wetsch v. Kuski (2017), 2017 SKCA 77, 2017 CarswellSask 483 (Sask. C.A.)

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