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in summer. Origin: from the French transhumer, based on the Latin trans
(across) and humus (ground).
Warlock is a Western from 1959 starring Henry Fonda and Anthony Quinn.
The movie is named after the town in which the action was set.
Jane A.G. Purdie, Q.C., was appointed as a member of the Financial Services
Tribunal for a term ending November 30, 2020.
“Value” has been described as “a bewitching word which, for years, has disturbed
mental peace and caused numerous useless debates … . The truth is
that it has different meanings in different contexts”: Commissioner of Internal
Revenue v. Marshall, 125 F.2d 943 at 946 (Circuit Court of Appeals, Second
Maria Tsurumi was appointed as a part-time member of the Employment
Standards Tribunal for a term of two years.
The Law Society recently awarded the Secondary School Essay Contest
awards to Michelle Rodrigues, a grade 12 student from Little Flower Academy
in Vancouver, and runner-up Katy Berglund, a grade 12 student from
Reynolds Secondary School in Victoria. The winner receives $1,000 and the
In Denmark, any proposal that can gather 50,000 signatures on the Parliament’s
official petition website is legally entitled to a debate and vote.
Master Bessemer of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench wrote in Buro v.
Southam Press Limited, 1974 6 WWR 504 that “in this enlightened and somewhat
blase age, expressions such as witch, wizard, witchcraft, witch-hunting
and the like, have lost much of their ancient odium and no longer of necessity
conjure up images of persons consorting with the powers of darkness
or dabbling in the black arts. Rather they have tended in every day usage to
become metaphoric figures of speech. A charming or alluring woman may
be termed a witch with far more of flattery than of defamation implied. It is
the sense in which such a word is used which must determine whether or
not it is defamatory.”
Michelle F. Good was appointed to the board of directors of the British
Columbia Assessment Authority for a term ending October 31, 2019. She
was also appointed as a part-time member of the Employment Standards
Tribunal for a term of two years.