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Lawson Lundell LLP
This is the most recent blog in a series of posts which discuss the proposed recommendations set out by the Expert Panel in its report entitled Building Common Ground – A New Vision for Impact Assessment in Canada, The Final Report of the Expert Panel for the Review of the Environmental Assessment Processes (the "Report"), released April 5, 2017.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On April 5, 2017, the Expert Panel for the Review of Environmental Assessment Processes in Canada released its Final Report entitled Building Common Ground
Siskinds LLP
The Storm Lake Times covered how the counties in the area allow too much nitrogen to be released through farm drainage systems into the river that provides a drinking water source for the community.
Aird & Berlis LLP
On April 5, 2017, the Expert Panel appointed by Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change released their report on the review of federal environmental assessment processes.
Dentons
The Expert Panel mandated by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change to review federal environmental assessment processes has now delivered its report, Building Common Ground: A New Vision for Impact Assessment in Canada (Report).
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
​BLG Counsel Beth Reimer-Heck, Q.C., contributed to an article titled The Critical Role of the Board in Addressing Climate Change in the March/April 2017 issue of the Director Journal.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The public has been invited to provide comments on the report until May 5, 2017.
Bennett Jones LLP
40 to 60 years may be too old when determining whether to extend a limitation period for a negligence-based environmental contamination claim, the court recently ruled in Brookfield Residential (Alberta) LP (Carma Developers LP) v Imperial Oil Limited, 2017 ABQB 218 [Brookfield].
Lawson Lundell LLP
Over the past week, the Project Law Blog has been discussing the recommendations set out by the Expert Panel in its report entitled Building Common Ground – A New Vision for Impact Assessment in Canada, The Final Report of the Expert Panel for the Review of Environmental Assessment Processes.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Therefore, the Court of Appeal grants the appeal in part, ordering the Appellants to exploit, or permitting them to exploit the racetrack, in accordance with the prescribed terms.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On April 5, 2017 the Federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change received her report from an expert panel of four, comprised of three lawyers with significant environmental and aboriginal law experience as well as a retired senior executive of a resource company.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Last week we summarized the recommendations set out by the Expert Panel established by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change in its report entitled Building Common Ground – A New Vision for Impact Assessment in Canada, The Final Report of the Expert Panel for the Review of Environmental Assessment Processes.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On April 5, 2017, Environment and Climate Change Canada released the report of an external Expert Panel that was established in August 2016 to review the scope and process of federal environmental assessments under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012.
McMillan LLP
It is relatively common knowledge that the government has a "duty to consult" aboriginal groups when undertaking actions or making decisions that could adversely affect aboriginal rights, aboriginal title and treaty rights.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Our April 7 post on the report of the Expert Panel reviewing federal environmental assessment processes noted that the report contains recommendations for greater inclusion of Indigenous peoples in federal environmental assessment processes.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On March 23, 2017, the Québec National Assembly passed Bill No. 102, entitled An Act to amend the Environment Quality Act to modernize the environmental authorization scheme and to amend other legislative provisions, in particular to reform the governance of the Green Fund ("Law 102").
Aird & Berlis LLP
As promised in the Climate Change Action Plan, Ontario recently announced the creation of the Ontario Climate Change Solutions Deployment Corporation, also known as the Green Bank.
Miller Thomson LLP
On September 19, 2016, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment refused to approve the development of a proposed wind energy project near the Village of Chaplin, Saskatchewan.
Miller Thomson LLP
On April 3, 2017, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) announced the results of the first auction of greenhouse gas (GHG) allowances, held on March 22, 2017.
Siskinds LLP
The Ontario government has announced amendments to the Hunting Regulation that will, among other changes, prohibit the hunting of snapping turtles in the province.
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On March 7, 2017, the emission measurement and reporting sections of the N.L. Management of Greenhouse Gas Act, and the Management of Greenhouse Gas Reporting Regulations made under it, took effect.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
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Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On March 27, 2017, in an unprecedented decision, the Provincial Court of British Columbia ruled in R. v. DeSautel to recognize the aboriginal rights of a First Nation whose members reside in the United States ...
McMillan LLP
It is relatively common knowledge that the government has a "duty to consult" aboriginal groups when undertaking actions or making decisions that could adversely affect aboriginal rights, aboriginal title and treaty rights.
Torys LLP
The Ontario MOECC is proposing regulatory amendments to the province's cap-and-trade program, including revised methods for allocating free allowances to specified facilities...
Miller Thomson LLP
On September 19, 2016, the Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment refused to approve the development of a proposed wind energy project near the Village of Chaplin, Saskatchewan.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
In November 2015, the newly elected New Democratic Party in Alberta released its Climate Leadership Plan (Climate Plan) introducing a multitude of policy changes intended to limit...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators will review TSX-listed issuers' disclosure of the material risks and financial impacts associated with climate change and related governance processes as part of a disclosure review project announced on March 21, 2017.
Siskinds LLP
Aecon is in the business of constructing complex highway infrastructure, airfields projects, residential and commercial developments, landfills, and bridges in addition to other large infrastructure projects.
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