Mondaq Canada: Energy and Natural Resources
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On January 24th, 2017, President Trump issued an executive order inviting TransCanada Keystone Pipeline LP to re-submit its application to the State Department for a Presidential Permit...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
For the second time in recent months, a British Columbian court has allowed a civil case to proceed against a resource company in British Columbia for wrongs allegedly committed outside of Canada.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Alberta Government ushered in sweeping legislative changes that spanned from broadly-based carbon levies to a specific cap on oil sands emissions. In 2016, no industry was affected more than power generation.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This argument was rejected by the ABCA, which held that Section 43 did apply to bar Ms. Ernst' claim for Charter damages.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The December 2016 and January 2017 summary put together by the editors of The Resource: BLG Energy Law Blog is now available on the BLG website.
Gowling WLG
Case: Prophet River First Nation v. British Columbia (Environment), 2017 BCCA 58
The Brattle Group, Inc.
Will residential electricity customers defaulted onto a time-of-use (TOU) rate respond to the price signal?
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Last week, SaskPower, the provincial electricity production corporation for Saskatchewan, initiated a procurement process for 200 MW of wind energy for a fixed term of 25 years.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
2016 was a busy year from some of the energy regulators. The National Energy Board was moving two pipeline projects forward with approvals of the Trans Mountain expansion and Enbridge's Line 3, both with Federal Government approvals following in December 2016.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP is pleased to provide you with the first edition of its Report New Opportunities in the Alberta Electricity Market, A BLG Overview.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Last Tuesday, Ontario's Liberal government moved to strike a lawsuit challenging the further privatization of Hydro One.
Siskinds LLP
Ontario announced earlier this week that it would be extending its moratorium on offshore wind turbine projects. The province had initially announced the moratorium back in 2011.
Siskinds LLP
A month and a half after Minister Carr appointed three new panel members to the National Energy Board, the Energy East pipeline review will be starting over from the beginning.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
NB Power announced on January 26, 2017 the launch of a request for expressions of interest to obtain 40 MW of electricity from local entities for contracts of no less than 20 years.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
In these remote regions, reliable and cost-effective energy supply is a challenge for communities and industry, and serves as a barrier to economic development.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On January 24, 2017, the Québec Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources unveiled new Policy Directions (available in French only) that it will implement in order to foster social acceptability...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
This post provides an overview of the new details regarding the REP and an update with respect to the upcoming AESO education session on Alberta's capacity market to be held in Calgary on February 7th, 2017.
Siskinds LLP
The Ontario government is committed to reducing greenhouse gases by 15% by 2020, 27% by 2030 and 80% by 2050 relative to 1990 levels.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On January 27, 2017, Alberta Environment and Parks (AEP) released its long-anticipated Wildlife Directive for Alberta Wind Energy Projects (Directive), effective that day.
Gowling WLG
Hidden away in the notes to the Brexit withdrawal bill was the revelation that, as part of Brexit, the UK will also exit the European Atomic Energy Community ("EURATOM") in what has been termed "Brexatom".
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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
There have been major decisions recently concerning proposed Canadian export pipelines by the government of Canada, the government of British Columbia, and the new Trump administration...
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
. Armed with their new mandates, both the provincial and federal governments introduced a renewed focus on the issue of climate change along with measures intended to reduce Canada's greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On January 13, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its judgment in Ernst v Alberta Energy Regulator...
Gowling WLG
The Vancouver Declaration resulting from the First Ministers' Meeting in March 2016 saw the beginning of a co-ordinated national approach to carbon risk mitigation.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On November 23, 2016, the Government of Alberta approved the restructuring of Alberta's Energy Market from a fully deregulated regime to a hybrid system that will incorporate capacity payment mechanisms.
Miller Titerle + Company LLP
As we start to fill our new 2017 calendars and contemplate another year of opportunities and successes, it's also an opportunity to reflect on some of our assumptions imbedded in the practice of aboriginal business law.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Earlier this month, members of BLG attended the Alberta Electric System Operator's (AESO's) first stakeholder engagement session in Calgary on the design of Alberta's forthcoming capacity market.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On January 10, 2017, the British Columbia provincial government issued a revised environmental assessment certificate for the Trans Mountain Expansion project, removing the final major legal obstacle from the project.
McLennan Ross LLP
On January 1, 2017, Albertans not only welcomed in the New Year, they also welcomed increased prices on everyday fuels such as gasoline and natural gas, as the Provincial government's controversial carbon levy officially came into force.
Torys LLP
As we enter 2017, the governments of Canada and several provinces are poised to implement significant new measures to mitigate climate change.
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