LawNow Vol 40-3 Jan/Feb 2016

Protecting Children

Sometimes, the state needs to step in to protect children and support families.

Volume 40-3 January / February 2016

Table of Contents

Featured Articles: Protecting Children

Special Report: The State of our Jails




Featured Articles: Protecting Children

An Overview to Child Intervention Services in Alberta
Amanda Baretta
Child and Family Services in Alberta will intervene when children need protection.

Privacy Considerations for Families
Riley Gallant
Interventions by Child and Family Services are a sensitive matter and families need to have their privacy protected.

Signs of Safety
Heather D. Malaryk
Signs of Safety is a promising new child protection casework practice being implemented in Alberta.

Litigating Deaths of Children in Care
Avnish Nanda
A shocking number of children have died in care in Alberta.

Marriage Breakdown Affects Taxes and Child Benefits
Christie Hoem-McNall
There are lots of tax issues that arise if you have children!

Special Report: The State of our Jails

Prisoners and Work
Linda McKay-Panos
Employment and work programs are important to help integrate prisoners back into society.

Aboriginal Offenders
Charles Davison
Aboriginal people make up a disproportionate number of Canada’s prisoners. We need to examine why.

Solitary Confinement
Juliana Ho
Solitary confinement can be immensely damaging to prisoners.


Bench Press
Teresa Mitchell

  1. Autism, Homeopathy and Custody
  2. Well-Drafted Waivers
  3. A Traffic Ticket Odyssey
  4. Names in Japan

Landlord and Tenant Law
Judy Feng
Renting Out Your Condo: Six Facts You Need to Know

Family Law
John-Paul Boyd
Responding To Childrens’ Refusal to Visit After Separation – Part 3

Debtor and Creditor Law
J. Douglas Hoyes
Superintendent of Bankruptcy Changes Designation to Licensed Insolvency Trustee

Human Rights Law
Linda McKay-Panos
Human Rights Protection Added for Transgender Identity

Employment Law
Peter Bowal and Jordan Smith
The Law of Leafleting and Picketing

Criminal Law
Melody Izadi
Ontario Court of Appeal says the Police Can’t Climb in your Window!

Not-For-Profit Law
Peter Broder
The “No Gifts to Unqualified Donees” Rule

Law and Literature
Rob Normey
The Peterloo Massacre and The Mask of Anarchy

Famous Cases
Peter Bowal, Enza Rosi, and Christopher Tang
Lac Minerals v. International Corona Resources