College of Law

Research Area(s)

  • Tax law and policy

Professional Education

  • LLM (Osgoode)
  • LLB (Saskatchewan)


Professor Larre joined the College of Law in 2006 after practicing in the tax group of a law firm in Calgary. She has completed Parts 1 and 2 of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants In-Depth Tax Course. Professor Larre’s teaching and research focuses on taxation law and policy. 

Courses Taught

Taxation I
Taxation II
Taxation Policy
Commercial Relationships and Trusts

Publications and Research Work

“Justice LeBel’s Tax Judgments: Pragmatism, Pluralism and Commitment to the Integrity of the Tax System” In Dwight Newman and Malcolm Thorburn (eds.), The Dignity of the Law: The Legacy of Justice Louis LeBel (Markham, Ont: LexisNexis, 2015) 251. [Also published in (2015) 70 Supreme Court Law Review 251.]

“Allowing Charities to “Do More Good” through Carrying on Unrelated Businesses” (2016) 7 Canadian Journal of Nonprofit and Social Economy Research 41.

“The Role of Intention in Distinguishing Employees from Independent Contractors” (2014) 62 Canadian Tax Journal 927.

“Misguided Inferences? The Use of Expressio Unius to Interpret Tax Law” (2014) 51 Alberta Law Review 497.

Views of Dependency in the Tax System: The Minimal Changes over the Past 50 Years” in Kim Brooks (ed.), The Quest for Tax Reform Continues: The Royal Commission on Taxation Fifty Years Later (Toronto: Carswell, 2013) 221.

K. Fisher, A. Mawani, B. von Tigerstrom, T. Larre, C. Cameron, K. Chad, B. Reeder, M.Tremblay, 2013.  Awareness and use of the Children’s Fitness Tax Credit, Canadian Tax Journal, 61:599-632.

“Families Separated: The Case for Extending Dependent Tax Credits to Temporary Migrant Workers” (2012) 31 WRLSI 65

“The Children’s Fitness Tax Credit: Right Message, Wrong Policy” in Lisa Philipps, Neil Brooks, and Jinyan Li, eds., Tax Expenditures: State of the Art, (Toronto: Canadian Tax Foundation, 2011) 12:1

B. von Tigerstrom, T. Larre, J. Sauder “Children’s Fitness Tax Credit” (2011) 300201  American Journal of Public Health e1-e7

“Has the Dust Finally Settled?  Restricted Farm Losses Post Moldowan” (2011) 74 Saskatchewan Law Review 83

"Taxing Personal Injury Damages” (2010) 58 Canadian Tax Journal 577

“Developments in Taxation Law: The 2008-2009 Term” (2009) 48 Supreme Court Law Review 285

“Pity the Taxpayer: The Tax Exemption for Personal Injury Damages as a Disability Policy” (2007) 33 Queen’s Law Journal 217

“Breaking the Law and “Writing it Off”: Should Fines and Penalties Be Deductible Under the Income Tax Act?” (2002) 65 Saskatchewan Law Review 217