On October 23, 2014, the Government of Canada tabled an omnibus Bill C-43 introducing or amending dozens of laws.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
The last few months have seen a number of regulatory developments in Canadian capital markets that may specifically affect companies in the oil and gas industry.
Bennett Jones LLP
The Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act will impose mandatory reporting requirements for each entity engaged in the "commercial development of oil, gas or minerals".
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released mandate letters to her cabinet ministers on September 25, 2014, outlining key priorities for each ministry.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The British Columbia Supreme Court has dismissed a legal challenge to decisions of the B.C. Oil and Gas Commission (OGC) to grant successive, short-term approvals to EnCana Corporation to withdraw fresh water from B.C.'s lakes, rivers and streams for use in hydraulic fracturing operations.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Canada is expected to mandate disclosure by its extractive sector of payments made to local and foreign governments.
The Government of Canada introduced its long-awaited legislation to mandate disclosure of public payments made by mining and oil & gas companies.
From B.C.’s spring budget, to the provincially-sponsored LNG conference in May, the message from LNG producers to the BC government has been consistent.
The volume of data available to local electricity distribution companies (LDCs) is vast, and continues to expand and increase in size and complexity.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The first part of this bulletin describes the mandate of the Council and outlines the Premier’s reaction to the initial recommendations of the Council.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The National Energy Board issued its Reasons for Decision RH-2-2008: Land Matters Consultation Initiative Stream 3.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On October 21, 2014, British Columbia Finance Minister Michael de Jong announced Bill 6 – 2014, the Liquefied Natural Gas Income Tax Act.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
You may have heard that Governor Brown signed two new laws that may further support California’s sustainability efforts.
The week of September 22, the Fort Collins, Colorado, City Council voted to appeal a decision rendered last month that struck down the city's fracking ban.
Foley & Lardner
Southern California Edison (SCE) has announced a Request for Offers (RFO) seeking proposals for 63 MW of solar generation, with proposed projects being between 500 kW and 10 MW each.
From October 19th to 21st, the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission hosted its 2014 annual conference in Columbus, Ohio.