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By Matthew Gardner, Jacquelyn Stevens, Anand Srivastava
In Alberta, there is an ultimate limitation period of 10 years from the date the claim arose regardless of when a plaintiff knew or ought to have known about the claim.
By Charles Birchall, John Donihee, Serin Remedios
On December 1, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada released its long-awaited decision on the future of Yukon's Peel watershed.
By Jacquelyn Stevens
In Jay-Pee Drycleaners Inc v 2321324 Ontario Inc the Ontario Court of Appeal confirmed that when commercial landlords require tenant dry cleaners to comply with training requirements in the Ontario Dry Cleaners ...
By John Georgakopoulos, Giselle Davidian, Serin Remedios
The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) granted leave to hear the appeal of Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Limited.
By Marc McAree, Victoria Chai
Canadians interact with nanomaterials in daily life with limited or no understanding about potential impacts.
By Julie Abouchar, Charles Birchall, Nicole Petersen, Serin Remedios
In Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia, the Supreme Court considered the application of freedom of religion to Indigenous spirituality for the first time.
By Marc McAree, Serin Remedios
Chevron Corporation has resisted enforcement of the Ecuadorian judgment.
By Donna Shier
Parties convicted of environmental offenses are usually punished with fines.
By Marc McAree, Victoria Chai
Disputes that lead to environmental claims almost always deal at the intersection of science, engineering and law.
By Donna Shier
Toronto based construction company 2280577 Ontario Inc. (228) was one of four separate companies involved in the construction of a large solar farm in the Hamilton Township area.
By Donna Shier, Joanna Vince
In the most recent decision in the ongoing Kawartha Lakes saga, the Superior Court of Justice found homeowner Mr. Wayne Gendron partly responsible for an oil spill that destroyed his lakeside property.
By Donna Shier, Robert Woon, Serin Remedios
Buying real estate is like buying a used car; if you are not careful, you can end up with a lemon.
By Joanna Vince, Richard Butler
The Government of the North West Territories is formally engaging with interested stakeholders, Indigenous governments and people, and members of the public about the development of the territory's first Mineral Resources Act.
By Julie Abouchar, Richard Butler, Nicole Petersen
On August 16, 2017 the Environmental Review Tribunal released its decision in Wiggins v Ontario (Environment and Climate Change), involving a challenge to the grant of a wind turbine farm approval.
By Julie Abouchar, Charles Birchall, Nicole Petersen
On July 26, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its unanimous decisions in Clyde River (Hamlet) v Petroleum Geo-Services Inc. and Chippewas of the Thames First Nation v Enbridge Pipelines Inc.