Manitoba eLaws – New Edition – Business Law No. 83

The October 2018 edition of the Business Law Update has been published. Selected contents include:

  • Application of Common Interest Privilege in Commercial Transactions Restored: FCA
  • Private Disputes Not Enforceable Via the Oppression Remedy: MBCA
  • Exclusion Clause a Bar to Negligent Misrepresentation Claim: MBCA
  • Legislative Updates, including several regarding the upcoming legalization of marijuana
  • and more.

Contents Update – Estates, Trusts, & Pensions Journal

Volume 37, No. 4 of the Estates, Trusts, & Pensions Journal has just arrived.

Contents 

From the Law Reports

  • Be Careful What You Promise: Proprietary Estoppel in Cowper-Smith v. Morgan by Rachael Kwan and Jason M. Chin
  • Till Death Do Us Part, or Does It? When Spousal Support Obligations Extend Beyond the Grave by Kimberly D. Visram

Articles

  • Halachic Estate Planning –  Tax and Litigation Risks by Charles B. Wagner, David Wagner and David Posner
  • When in Doubt, Refer Them Out: When is Independent Legal Advice Desirable in Estate and Tax-Planning Transactions? by Karon C. Bales
  • The Impact of Illegal Behaviour on Resulting Trusts: Reforming the Reliance Principle in Canada by Calvin Hancock

Practice Note

  • Charitable Remainder Trusts – An Update by M. Elena Hoffstein

Book Review

If you would like to receive a copy of any of these articles, please contact us at library@lawsociety.mb.ca

Contents Update – Canadian Labour & Employment Law Journal

Volume 21 No. 1, 2018 of the Canadian Labour & Employment Law Journal has arrived in the library.

Table of Contents

  • A Legal Framework to Govern Online Political Expression by Public Servants by Amanda Clarke & Benjamin Piper
  • Honda v. Keays – Employer Shield or Employee Sword? An Empirical Analysis by Bruce Curran
  • Deepening the Delusion in the Regulation of Temporary Help Agency Employment by Timothy J. Bartkiw
  • Management Consultants and the Employees of their Client Organizations: Towards a Model of Employee Protection by Pnina Alon-Shenker
Commentary on Cases, Legislation and Policy
  • Unclear and Unconvincing: The Standard of Proof in Police Discipline Cases after Jacobs v. Ottawa (Police Service) by Patrick Simon
  • Harper v. LafargeSummary Judgment and the Assessment of Reasonable Notice in Wrongful Dismissal Cases by Patrick Hart

Federal Immigration and Refugee Board Resources

Here’s a helpful resource from the Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada:

Interpretation of the Convention Refugee Definition in the Case Law

Contents include:

  • Ch. 1 – Introduction
  • Ch. 2 – Country of Persecution
  • Ch. 3 – Persecution
  • Ch. 4 – Grounds of Persecution – Nexus
  • Ch. 5 – Well-founded Fear
  • Ch. 6 – State Protection
  • Ch. 7 – Change of Circumstances, Compelling Reasons, and Sur Place Claims
  • Ch. 8 – Internal Flight Alternative (IFA)
  • Ch. 9 – Particular Situations
  • Ch. 10 – Exclusion Clauses – Article 1E
  • Ch. 11 – Article 1F
  • Keypoints 

Additional Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada Legal Resources are also available.

h/t @LAManitoba (Legal Aid Manitoba)