- Posts by Isabelle LamAssociate
Isabelle Lam is an associate in the Commercial Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group in Calgary. She maintains a general commercial litigation practice, which includes conducting research for legal opinions, drafting, and ...
As courts across Canada continue to see a rising trend in self-represented litigants, it becomes increasingly important for them to understand court rules and procedures to ensure access to justice.
In the recent case of Blomer v Workers Compensation Board, the Alberta Court of Appeal considered whether the motions judge could correct the procedural missteps of the ...
The Alberta Court of Appeal recently released two insurance coverage decisions analyzing:
- What facts would trigger the insurer’s duty to defend; and
- Whether a policy covered property damage that resulted from a contractor’s faulty workmanship.
In both cases, the three-justice panel decided against the insurer.
The Duty to Defend
On June 21, 2018, Parliament’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the Act) came into force. The Act sought to mitigate climate change by applying minimum national pricing standards for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to listed provinces that had not adopted sufficiently stringent pricing mechanisms. Part 1 imposed a fuel charge to 22 listed ...
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