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By Evan W. Dixon, Robert Martz
On August 30, the Federal Court of Appeal released its decision in Tsleil-Waututh Nation v. Canada regarding the Governor in Council's (GIC) approval of the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX) in 2016.
By Brandon Holden
The recent rapid emergence of cryptocurrency and blockchain technologies has outpaced the development of corresponding legal authorities.
By Nigel Behrens
What follows is a summation of a settlement agreement entered into between the OSC and Peter Volk and is not the result of an OSC tribunal decision nor that of a recognized court in Canada.
By Brendan Downey, Joanne Luu, Sylvie J.M. Welsh
On June 11, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued CSA Staff Notice 46-308 Securities Law Implications for Offerings of Tokens (SN 46-308).
By Randon Slaney, Eric Wiebe (Summer Student)
The government of British Columbia recently introduced legislation aimed at strengthening the province's orphan well and liability management regime. Currently at the first reading at the province's Legislative Assembly, the Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Statutes Amendment Act, 2018 (Bill 15), would amend the Oil and Gas Activities Act (OGAA) and the Petroleum and Natural Gas Act.
By David LeGeyt
Pacer Promec Energy Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, the "Debtors") were in the business of oilfield construction.
By Fraser Wayne (Student)
On April 24, 2018, the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) released draft regulations aimed at reducing methane gas emissions from upstream operations in Alberta's oil ...
By Brendan Downey
On April 16, 2018, the government of Alberta tabled Bill 12 (the Bill) for its first reading
By Robert Martz, Paul Chiswell
Today the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in R. v. Comeau, 2018 SCC 15 (Comeau), the interprovincial free trade beer case.
By Craig O Alcock, Sydney Black
Resolving a dispute by way of trial can be a time-consuming and expensive endeavour.
By Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Following feedback received on the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) Consultation Paper 51‐404 – Considerations for Reducing the Regulatory Burden for Non‐Investment Fund Reporting Issuers ...
By Craig O Alcock, James Murphy
The intent of the OHSA changes are to modernise Alberta's occupational health and safety regimen and to bring Alberta in line with other Canadian jurisdictions.
By Julie Taylor, Brendan Downey
In the recent Alberta case of Canlin Resources Partnership v Husky Oil Operations Ltd., the Court of Queen's Bench (the Court) focused on the interpretation of s. 902(d)—a ROFR ...
By Emily McDermott
A recent decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal1 finds that tippees far down the information chain can be liable for insider trading and tipping and affirms the list of non-exhaustive factors ...
By Ashton Butler
In this comment, I discuss British Columbia's Civil Resolution Tribunal. Through a discussion of its processes, I argue that online dispute resolution should be expanded throughout Canada.
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