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December 14, 2023 | By Trevor Tombe
The law provides for the implementation of a comparable plan to replace the Canada Pension Plan whose assets will need to be divided. On both counts, interpretations differ wildly.
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Weathering the tides
Some reflections on coping with loss at work.
In Memoriam: J. Patrick Peacock, K.C.
"A true gentleman and an exemplary lawyer."
Energy security and the role of ESG
It must become a platform to promote and build support for Canadian resources.
Goodwill and grace
Alberta law firms give back this holiday season.
The world of digital assets is not a lawless one
Worldwide, the courts are beginning to have their say.
How will Alberta stabilize its justice system?
Legal Aid needs to be properly funded if people are to have access to experienced defense lawyers.
The Uniform Law Conference of Canada: Canada's oldest law reform agency
ULCC meets for the first in-person conference since 2019
Balancing act: Parenting in the practice of law
The practice of law can be rewarding, but it comes at a personal cost to many professionals.
Cultural competence in diversity hiring
Leaving one's culture and place of comfort to thrive in another culture takes a lot of grit and determination.
The trials of advancing international criminal law
The standard being set in Ukraine to investigate mass atrocities must be built on the principle of individual trial fairness and expand beyond that conflict.
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