Terms of Use


1.1  It is not necessary to register with us in order to use most parts of this website. However, particular areas of this website will only be accessible if you are registered and logged-in as a registered user.


1.2  This website may be used for your own private purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use.

1.3  You may print and download material from this website provided that you do not modify or reproduce any content without the prior written consent of the original author and the Canadian Journal For Teacher Research.

1.4  All reasonable measures are taken by to ensure that this website is in continuous operation. However, technical issues may occasionally result in some downtime and accordingly we will not be liable if this website is unavailable at any time.

1.5  Where possible we always try to give advance warning of maintenance issues that may result in website down time, but we are not be obliged to provide such notice. 


1.6  As a content contributor you may submit textual content (“User Articles”), video content ("User Videos”) and/or comments (“User Comments”). User Articles, User Videos, and User Comments are collectively referred to as "User Submitted Content." You understand that whether or not any such User Submitted Content is published, we do not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any content you have submitted.

1.7  You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submitted Content and the consequences of posting or publishing same. In connection with User Submitted Content, you affirm, represent, and warrant that: you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions; and authorize the Canadian Journal For Teacher Research to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights contained in any and all User Submitted Content within the website.

1.8  You retain all of your ownership rights to your User Submitted Content. However, by submitting User Submitted Content, you hereby grant the Canadian Journal For Teacher Research a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, display, and perform the User Submitted Content (and derivative works thereof) on the website  in any media formats and through any media channels. You also grant each user of the Canadian Journal For Teacher Research a non-exclusive license to access your User Submitted Content through the website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display and perform such User Submitted Content as permitted through the functionality of the website and under these Terms of Use. You understand and agree that we may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of User Submitted Content that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by you in accepting these Terms of Use are perpetual and irrevocable.

1.9  In connection with User Submitted Content, you further agree that you will not submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant the Canadian Journal For Teacher Research all of the license rights granted as set out herein.

1.10  We do not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Submitted Content. We do not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its Website, and Edmonton Stories will remove all User Submitted Content if properly notified and satisfied that such material infringes on another's intellectual property rights.

1.11  We reserve the right to remove any User Submitted Content or portions thereof from the website at any time, without prior notice and at our sole discretion, and you agree to hold the Canadian Journal For Teacher Research harmless in the event of such removal of User Submitted Content.

1.12  When using this website you shall not post or send to or from this website any material:

(a) that is discriminatory, obscene, pornographic, defamatory, liable to incite racial hatred, in breach of confidentiality or privacy, which may cause annoyance or inconvenience to others, which encourages or constitutes conduct that would be deemed a criminal offence, give rise to a civil liability, or otherwise is contrary to the law in Canada;

(b) which is harmful in nature including, and without limitation, computer viruses, Trojan horses, spyware, corrupted data, or other potentially harmful software or data.

1.13  We will fully co-operate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring us to disclose the identity or other details of any person posting material to this website in breach these Terms of Use.


1.14  Throughout this website you may find links to third party content and/or websites. The provision of a link to such a website does not mean that we endorse that website.  If you visit any website via a link on this website you do so at your own risk.

1.15  Any party wishing to link to this website is entitled to do so provided that the conditions below are observed:

(a)  you do not seek to imply that we are endorsing the services or products of another party unless this has been agreed with us in writing;

(b)  you do not misrepresent your relationship with this website; and

(c)   the website from which you link to this website does not contain offensive or otherwise  controversial content or, content that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of a third party.

1.16  By linking to this website in breach of clause 1.15 you indemnify the Canadian Journal For Teacher Research for any loss or damage suffered to this website as a result of such linking.


1.17  While we do take all reasonable steps to make sure that the information on this website is up to date and accurate at all times we do not guarantee that all material is accurate and/or up to date.

1.18  All material contained on this website is provided without any or warranty of any kind. You use the material on this website at your own discretion.


1.19  We do not accept liability for any loss or damage that you suffer as a result of using this website.

1.20  Nothing in these Terms of Use shall exclude or limit liability for death or personal injury caused by negligence which cannot be excluded under the laws of Canada.


1.21  We are committed to protecting your privacy.   A minimal amount of personal information is collected from our registered users (names and email addresses only) and only authorized website administrators can access this information on a 'need to know' basis only.  We do not sell or share email lists or membership information to/with third parties.  We constantly review our systems and data to ensure the best possible service to our customers. Canadian law has specific offences for unauthorized actions against computer systems and data.  We will investigate any such actions with a view to prosecuting and/or taking civil proceedings to recover damages against those responsible


1.22 These terms of use are governed by Canadian law. Any dispute arising in connection with these terms of use shall be subject to Canadian laws and regulations.