Mondaq Canada: Energy and Natural Resources
McInnes Cooper
The Canadian federal government has finally revealed how it proposes to regulate offshore renewable energy developments in federal waters.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Alberta Minister of Environment and Parks, Shannon Phillips, announced two new rounds of Renewable Electricity Procurement (REP) ...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
On December 13, 2017, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Natural Resources published a report highlighting six recommendations to the Canadian government on the need for strategic electricity interties ...
Lawson Lundell LLP
Some of the highlights are discussed below.
Aird & Berlis LLP
On February 8, 2018, the federal government released Bill C-69 titled "An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act ...
McInnes Cooper
The much-anticipated Nova Scotia marine renewable energy regime finally has the force of law. First introduced over two years ago, the Nova Scotia Marine Renewable-energy Act took effect on January 23, 2018.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Court decisions can often provide learning opportunities — they establish legal principles, apply those principles to certain facts, and illustrate relative trends, or stability, in the law.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On February 8, 2018, the Government of Canada introduced Bill C-69 to reform the federal environmental impact assessment process...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On February 6 and 8, 2018, the Canadian government introduced Bills C-68 and C-69, respectively, which introduce several major changes to Canada's federal regime for the assessment of federally regulated projects and regulation of waterways.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On February 8, 2018, following two expert panel reports and two parliamentary committees, the Federal Government introduced new legislation (Bill C-69) that...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On February 8, 2018, the Federal Government announced the first reading of Bill C-69: An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act ...
Bennett Jones LLP
In 2015, Alberta adopted a Climate Leadership Plan and set an ambitious goal of eliminating coal-fired generation and replacing it with at least 30 percent of renewable generation by 2030. According to the Alberta Electric System Operator, there are 20 operational wind power plants and one recently energized solar facility in Alberta.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Canada is reportedly the first country in the world to establish an independent office of this kind.
Bennett Jones LLP
The AESO will provide competition proposals on REP Rounds 2 and 3 to the Minister of Energy at the end of February 2018.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has recently announced another participant in its Regulated Price Plan (RPP) pricing pilot program (see the RPP Roadmap site).
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Building from the momentum of Round 1 of the Alberta Electric System Operator's (AESO) Renewable Electricity Program (REP), the Government of Alberta directed the AESO to develop Round 2 (REP 2) and Round 3 (REP 3).
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
After April 1, 2018, petroleum mechanics and site operators applying to renew their certification under the Certification of Petroleum Mechanics Regulation ...
Bennett Jones LLP
The British Columbia government is moving forward with the second phase of spill regulations, announcing further stakeholder engagement on important elements, such as spill response...
Aird & Berlis LLP
On January 30, 2018, the British Columbia Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy announced that the province would introduce new regulations that will stop pipeline companies...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. v Essential Energy Services Ltd., 2017 FC 1111, the Federal Court declared a fracking-related patent held by Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. ("Packers Plus") to be invalid and dismissed a claim for patent infringement by Packers Plus against an oilfield services company.
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In 2017, Canadian courts released an unusually large number of decisions affecting the energy industry directly.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The NEB indicated its concern that not all potentially-impacted customers had participated in this proceeding.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. v Essential Energy Services Ltd., 2017 FC 1111, the Federal Court declared a fracking-related patent held by Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. ("Packers Plus") to be invalid and dismissed a claim for patent infringement by Packers Plus against an oilfield services company.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
2017 witnessed some dramatic events in the energy regulatory world. The Trans Mountain Expansion Project has proceeded to the construction phase despite all legal challenges, particularly by the City of Burnaby
McLennan Ross LLP
The parliamentary review of Canada's federal environmental assessment and regulatory processes, initiated by the Trudeau government in 2016, has culminated in proposed sweeping changes to the CEAA, 2012...
Torys LLP
On January 15, as part of the Government of Canada's commitment to implement a federal backstop carbon price, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and the Minister of Finance initiated consultation ...
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Since 2000, nearly all of the environmental charges and fines that companies have faced in the North have been brought under the federal Fisheries Act.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On February 8, 2018, Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change tabled Bill C-69 (the "Bill"), An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act ...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On February 8, 2018, following two expert panel reports and two parliamentary committees, the Federal Government introduced new legislation (Bill C-69) that...
Bennett Jones LLP
In 2015, Alberta adopted a Climate Leadership Plan and set an ambitious goal of eliminating coal-fired generation and replacing it with at least 30 percent of renewable generation by 2030. According to the Alberta Electric System Operator, there are 20 operational wind power plants and one recently energized solar facility in Alberta.
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