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BC Court Of Appeal Affirms That The Province Upheld The Honour Of The Crown In William v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2019 BCCA 74
The Court of Appeal in William v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2019 BCCA 74 affirmed a decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court, 2018 BCSC 1425.
Canada
26 Apr 2019
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2017 Year In Review: Top 10 Judicial Decisions And Trends Of Import To The Canadian Energy Industry
In 2017, Canadian courts released an unusually large number of decisions affecting the energy industry directly.
Canada
19 Jan 2018
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"Forced Labour" Case To Go To Trial
The defendant Nevsun Resources Inc. ("Nevsun") is a B.C. mining company that entered into a joint venture with Eritrean state companies to develop and operate the Bisha gold mine near Asmara, Eritrea.
Canada
8 Dec 2017
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Time Keeps Ticking: Implications Of The New Undue Delay Framework On Regulatory Prosecutions
"Timely justice is one of the hallmarks of a free and democratic society."
Canada
11 Oct 2017
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Supreme Court Of Canada Clarifies Duty To Consult And Accommodate Indigenous Populations - Sets Out Roadmap For Project Proponents On How To Satisfy Duty
The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously clarified several features of the Crown's duty to consult with and accommodate indigenous populations prior to project approvals being granted.
Canada
11 Aug 2017
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British Columbia Court Of Appeal Rules On Corporate Veil Case: Garcia v. Tahoe Resources Inc.
The mine is owned by two subsidiaries of Tahoe. The case has been tied up in jurisdictional arguments since it was commenced.
Canada
6 Mar 2017
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Impact Of Redwater Energy Outside Alberta: A British Columbia Perspective
Since the Honourable Chief Justice of the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench released the decision in Redwater Energy Corporation (Re), 2016 ABQB 278, much has been written about its implications for various stakeholders in Alberta.
Canada
8 Jul 2016
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2015 Year In Review: Top 10 Judicial Decisions Of Import To The Canadian Oil And Gas Industry
Last year's list of the top ten judicial decisions of import to the Canadian Oil and Gas Industry illustrated that 2014 was a high-water mark for important judicial decisions affecting the oil and gas industry.
Canada
12 Feb 2016
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Court Refuses To Hear Corporate-Veil Case
As readers may recall, the facts in Garcia v. Tahoe Resources Inc., 2015 BCSC 2045, concerned the actions of mine security personnel at the Escobal mine in Guatemala. The mine is owned by two subsidiaries of Tahoe.
Canada
7 Dec 2015
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Another Setback For Site C Opponents
The British Columbia Supreme Court has rejected yet another challenge to BC Hydro's Site C project.
Canada
22 Sep 2015
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Les Parties Privées Ne Sont Pas Responsables Des Dépens Liés Aux Litiges D'Intérét Public
Dans ce dossier, une ONGE a une fois de plus essayé de faire assumer ses dépens par une personne morale en invoquant le fait qu'elle agissait dans « l'intérêt public ».
Canada
24 Aug 2015
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Les Parties Privées Ne Sont Pas Responsables Des Dépens Liés Aux Litiges D'Intérét Public
Dans ce dossier, une ONGE a une fois de plus essayé de faire assumer ses dépens par une personne morale en invoquant le fait qu'elle agissait dans « l'intérêt public ».
Canada
24 Aug 2015
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Private Parties Not Liable For Public Interest Costs
As detailed elsewhere on this blog (here and here), courts are becoming increasingly resistant to attempts by third parties, specifically environmental non-governmental organizations ("ENGOs", ) to insert themselves in permitting processes and judicial reviews where they are not directly involved and add no relevant expertise.
Canada
29 May 2015
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Aboriginal Rights Do Not Have To Be Proven Before A Claim In Tort Can Be Advanced
On April 15, 2015, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released its decision in Saik'uz First Nation and Stellat'en First Nation v. Rio Tinto Alcan Inc., 2015 BCCA 154.
Canada
12 May 2015
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2014 In Review: Top 10 Canadian Judicial Decisions Of Import To The Oil And Gas Industry
2014 saw the Supreme Court of Canada significantly develop the law in areas critical to the oil and gas industry.
Canada
30 Jan 2015
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Dodging The Corporate Veil - Recent Attempts To Hold Companies Liable For The Actions Of Their Foreign Subsidiaries
Any Canadian resource company with operations abroad should be aware of the emerging trend of lawsuits against Canadian mining companies seeking damages for the alleged actions of their foreign subsidiaries.
Canada
27 Jan 2015
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