Collection Spotlight - March 2020

A list of recently added books to our collections.
Public Interest Litigation in Canada

Edited by Cheryl Milne, Kent Roach

KN350 .M55 2019

Broken down into 4 parts, this text consists of a collection of articles which address themes, strategies, procedural issues, interventions, and case studies in Canadian public interest litigation. The book is aimed at lawyers, non-governmental organizations, and academics who are interested in seeing public interest litigation achieve maximum social impact.

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches.

Real Estate Finance in Canada

By Alison R. Manzer, Carla Potter

KN70 .M36 2019

This new publication adopts a practical approach to real estate finance considerations in Canada. Filled with suggestions, definitions, and checklists, but intentionally light on case law citations, this book guides readers through topics such as finance structures, finance for construction, mortgage remedies and disputes, risk mitigation and solutions, insurance, public finance markets, financial terms and covenants, regulatory issues, Indigenous rights and review process, and zoning and environmental considerations.   

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches.

Talking back to the Indian Act

By Mary-Ellen Kelm, Keith D. Smith

A “how-to” guide for engaging with historical evidence, this book aims to help readers develop the necessary skills for examining primary sources, in particular Canada’s Indian Act. Addressing topics such as governance, gender, enfranchisement, and land, the book offers a nuanced exploration of this important piece of legislation and the circumstances surrounding its creation and continued maintenance.

KM208 .I5 K45 2018

Available at the Vancouver and Victoria branches.

Notable New Editions

Child Support Guidelines in Canada, 2020

By Julien D. Payne, Marilyn A. Payne

KN173.2 .P392 2020

Available at the Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, New Westminster, Prince George, Vancouver and Victoria branches.


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