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can one turn left or right at a red light with dual lane turns?

The critical consideration is that the permitted left turn must be onto a one-way roadway in that direction. One is not permitted to perform a left turn which involves crossing traffic from the left, ...
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can one turn left or right at a red light with dual lane turns?

Intersections have a number of possible paths through them. Where those possible paths cross is called a conflict point. Canada drives on the right. That means that right turns only do not entail any ...
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Can my neighbor post signs on my side of the fence?

It is not legally reaching into a person's property if you post a sign on your property that can be seem from the person's property. If the fence is physically on / over your friend's property, the ...
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Does a store have to hire someone with conflicting views on the pandemic?

Discrimination in employment is legal For example, you can discriminate to hire the more qualified or experienced candidate over less qualified ones. What you can’t do is discriminate on the basis of ...
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The flashing red light is treated like a stop sign

Does the flashing red light eventually turn into a steady red light before it changes to green? Not really. Fail Mode For Regular Stoplights A flashing red light is usually a default mode of a ...
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Is it legal to shoot a bow and arrow inside the limits of an urban municipality in Alberta?

Applicable Laws For most purposes, the federal criminal code applies In Canada, the criminal code is national rather than adopted province by province, although provinces and municipalities have some ...
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Can you operate a liquor service outside a prohibited area and make deliveries into the prohibited area?

Generally speaking, I think the answer is no. As my answer will explain, the acts of sale and delivery require a licence, but Prohibition prevents licences from working in the "holdouts." ...
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Is there a way to get old bylaws off the books?

According to the Municipal Government Act (R.S.A., 2000, M-26), ss. 62-69 discuss revision of bylaws: s. 69 allows you to consolidate your by-laws, which I believe is what you are proposing. Doing a ...
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Is there a way to get old bylaws off the books?

Why would you want to do this? Your collection of by-laws is a living document - just because one has been repealed doesn't mean that it is no longer relevant. For example, if someone were to take ...
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How to find status of criminal prosecution (Alberta, Canada)

It appears you would need to contact the Calgary courts directly to discover more about the case(s) as any case files will likely be held with them. It's possible that the case was dropped, or that ...
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Helping a friend = Too many fines and not enough money

The bike was signed over to A, which constitutes a sale. So A owns the bike. He can sell his bike as he sees fit. Further, A should have responded to all tickets with identifying B as the driver.
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Are bylaws required to be given First Reading as a minimum?

There is no regulation about whether a proposed bylaw get a first reading or not except that petitions for a bylaw must get first reading. Petitions for Vote of the Electors - New Bylaws Petition for ...
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I have mechanic licence from Turkey.Is there any way to easly get or change mechanic technician licenses in Alberta or Ontario

In Ontario, you can apply for a Trade Equivalency Assessment. Skilled Trades Ontario’s Trade Equivalency Assessment is the first step towards obtaining a Certificate of Qualification for experienced ...
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Do not stop before reaching the crosswalk lines

Both rules apply. You must as always stop before the crosswalk, and additionally you must not stop inside the no stopping zone. Therefore, in order to comply with both, you have to stop behind the ...
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A 3 point credit is applied to your driving record for a 2-year period

Yes, that's what that means. But if you continue reading the article that you referenced, you will see that demerit points themselves also expire after 2 years: When 2 years have passed from the ...
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What court fees were payable in respect of the case Meads v. Meads?

Alberta's schedule of court fees is published here. To bring a claim under the Family Law Act at the Court of King's Bench is $50. And each subsequent application is $50. To set a matter for trial ...
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Using BC License Plates in Alberta

It probably ceased to be proper to use your BC plate no later than the time at which you got the Alberta plate. The Alberta registration supersedes the BC registration. It may have been improper ...
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Is it illegal to give handouts to panhandlers?

There is only one way to construe the definition of "panhandling" to include giving to panhandlers: "panhandling" means the ... exchange of money, food, or goods ... Which is ...
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Is a bylaw valid if there is an error in one of its whereas statements?

It would depend on the exact extent of the reference. A phrase like "WHEREAS Bylaw 1638 provides authority for X" only provides political context, and it does not change what the law says. The stuff ...
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References to repealed bylaws?

One would have to look at the repealed bylaw and the nature of the cross-reference in the referring document, and then evaluate them using common sense to see if this has an effect on the validity of ...
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