Daily Archives: 15/09/2018

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“L” Word of the Month

The NFL may have snubbed the letter “L” a few years ago at Super Bowl 50, but we at Canons are more open-minded. The letter “L” has given us such wonderful words as loquacious, lackluster, and left (a supremely versatile ...
Sport & Social

Edmonton Eskimos Fighting for Chance to Play in Grey Cup ...

Taylor Maxston (2L)   It has been just over eight years since Edmonton was the host city for the most prestigious game in Canadian football and the pressure is mounting for the hometown team to be competing in it. After ...
Sport & Social

The World Cup is Coming to Canada!

Taylor Maxston (2L)   The tension could be cut with a knife as the FIFA Congress in Moscow was slated to announce who would host the 2026 World Cup. One of the strongest contenders was the “United Bid,” comprised of ...
Sport & Social

Can a Young Edmonton Oilers Squad Pave a Way to ...

Taylor Maxston (2L)   It seems like a distant memory when hockey analysts and fans were talking about the resurgence of the Edmonton Oilers after a solid run in the 2016 playoffs that ended an 11-year postseason drought. After defeating ...
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I wish that I knew what I know now, when ...

Welcome class of 2021! Law school is a lot to take in- and very quickly. Two years ago, when I was in your (metaphorical) shoes, FOMO (fear of missing out) lingered over me due to the plethora of activities to ...
Sport & Social

Take Care of Your Mental Health

Dylan Robertson (2L)   As you go through Orientation and Foundations, you are going to be told several things that you’d do well to remember in your first year. First off, you will learn your professor’s names, which most upper ...
Sport & Social

Student Legal Services 2018/2019

Dear 1Ls,   Welcome to the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Law. I’m sure you’ve heard that a dozen times or so already, but that’s only because your being here is worth multiple congratulations. Get used to reading/hearing it, and ...
News

Chris Samuel: The New Legal Research and Writing Program Director ...

Joe Sellman (3L)   Legal Research and Writing (LRW) are two of the most important skills that a lawyer can have. The LRW program is the first year class that takes us all from seriously confused and lost individuals, to ...
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Babies make the Best Study Partners

Michael Wickson (3L)   I had heard that babies could be distracting. People told me they require lots of attention and that law school with a baby would be very challenging. However, since my daughter was born last November, I ...