Category Archives: Discipline

Advertising restrictions and Charter scrutiny

Professional regulatory bodies often regulate registrants’ business practices, at least in how they advertise services and solicit clients. But regulatory bodies need to be cognizant of the Charter when they enact and enforce such restrictions. Advertising limits, for example, will…

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2012 Professional Regulatory Round-Up

Since professional regulatory bodies are creatures of statute, one might mistakenly think that all their duties are expressed within the four corners of their enabling statutes. 2012 was, however, a year when courts emphasized in various contexts the need for…

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The Wright case: a panel discussion continued

Last month, we asked two human rights lawyers to provide their perspective on the Alberta Court of Appeal’s decision about addictions and professional discipline in Wright v. College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta, 2012 ABCA 267. For their…

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