Searching Content indexed under Energy Law by Patrick Duffy ordered by Published Date Descending.
Links to Result pages
1 2  
Indigenous Peoples' Ownership Of Energy Projects
Federal and provincial governments are required to consult with and accommodate Indigenous peoples whose rights may be affected by proposed energy projects.
6 Sep 2019
What Proponents Need To Know About The New SCC Decisions On Consultation Of Indigenous Peoples
In Clyde River (Hamlet) v. Petroleum Geo-Services Inc. and its companion case Chippewas of the Thames First Nation v. Enbridge Pipelines Inc., released this week, ...
2 Aug 2017
Restoring An OEB Rate Ruling, The SCC Reaffirms Discretion Of Canadian Tribunals And Holds That Regulators Are Not Required To Allow Utilities To Pass On Costs Of Collective Agreements
On September 25, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada released a 6-1 decision that has far-reaching implications for provincial energy tribunals and administrative tribunals generally, and which may also impact collective bargaining between regulated entities and their unions.
22 Oct 2015
One Size Does Not Fit All: Changing Approaches Towards Aboriginal Engagement
The BLC – whose members include Suncor Energy, TD Bank and Tembec Inc. – has concluded that fears of "arming" indigenous leaders with a veto power are misguided.
12 Oct 2015
The Energy Regulation And Markets Review - Canada
Canada is a federal state comprising 10 province and three territories (Northwest Territories, Nunavut and the Yukon).
22 Jul 2014
The Energy Regulation And Markets Review - Second Edition
Canada is a federal state comprising 10 provinces (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Saskatchewan) and three territories (Northwest Territories, Nunavut and the Yukon).
31 Jan 2014
Recommendations On Siting Energy Infrastructure Released
On May 6, 2013, Ontario Minister of Energy Bob Chiarelli directed the Ontario Power Authority and the Independent Electricity System Operator to consult with stakeholders across the province and jointly develop recommendations for a new integrated regional energy planning process which would focus on improving how large energy infrastructure projects are sited in the Province.
13 Aug 2013
Appeal Of Port Dover And Nanticoke Wind Project's Approval Rejected
The Environmental Review Tribunal recently dismissed a renewable energy approval appeal concerning the Port Dover and Nanticoke Wind Project.
12 Feb 2013
The Energy Regulation And Markets Review
Canada is a federal state comprising 10 provinces (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec and Saskatchewan) and three territories (Northwest Territories, Nunavut and the Yukon).
19 Oct 2012
Federal Budget 2012: Regulatory Efficiency For The Energy Sector
Last Thursday, the federal government released Budget 2012. It contained a number of proposals to improve efficiency and predictability in the review and approval process for major resource development projects while shifting tax incentives and strengthening environmental protection and free trade.
13 Apr 2012
Drummond On Energy
The much hyped Don Drummond Report released Wednesday is an appeal for a more sustainable and rational approach to fiscal policy in Ontario.
27 Feb 2012
Ontario Energy Board Amends Licence For New Transmitter
The Ontario Energy Board has ordered that the transmitter licence for TransCanada Transmission (TCT) be amended to change the effective date to the earlier of: (i) the date on which TCT is designated as a developer of transmission assets in Ontario pursuant to a Board designation process: or (ii) the date on which TCT applies for approval to own and/or operate specific transmission facilities in Ontario.
14 Nov 2011
Ontario Court Ruling An Important Precedent For Wind Farm Developers
Wind farm developers in Ontario are being threatened with litigation from neighbouring residents who claim property values are suffering because of the perceived health concerns associated with wind turbines.
17 Oct 2011
Energy Board Denies First Nations Intervenor Status
In case with strong echoes of Rio Tinto Alcan Inc. v. Carrier Sekani Tribal Council, the Ontario Energy Board has recently denied a request from a group of twelve First Nations for intervenor status in a licensing application.
7 Jun 2011
Energy Board Clarifies Transmitter Designation Process
In issuing an electricity transmitter licence to Chatham-Kent Transmission Inc. (CKT), the Ontario Energy Board made some important comments that will be of interest to any transmitters seeking to participate in the Board's upcoming transmitter designation process for the East-West Tie.
7 Jun 2011
Ontario passes new Energy Consumer Protection Act
On April 22, 2010, the Ontario legislature passed Bill 235, which when it comes into force will create a new Energy Consumer Protection Act and amend the Electricity Act, 1998.
23 Jun 2010
Ontario Energy Board Clarifies Smart Sub-Metering Rights For Multi-Unit Buildings
In the past year, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) has issued two important decisions that provide clarity to condominium developers and landlords in Ontario on their rights to sub-meter individual units in their buildings using smart meters.
30 Apr 2010
Ontario Court Denies Distributor Recovery Of $15 Million In Deferred Costs In Absence Of A Prudency Review
The Ontario Divisional Court recently dismissed an appeal by Great Lakes Power Limited (GLP) of a decision of the Ontario Energy Board, in which the Board refused to allow GLP to collect nearly $15 million that GLP voluntarily deferred between 2002 and 2007, but that had never been subject to a prudency review by the Board.
12 Aug 2009
OEB Confirms Inherent Jurisdiction To Review Unfairness
In a recent Union Gas application, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) confirmed that it retains inherent jurisdiction to review the operation of earnings share mechanisms even if the parties to a settlement agreement have not agreed to an explicit review procedure.
17 Jun 2009
Energy Regulators May Be Held Responsible For Assessing The Sufficiency Of Aboriginal Consultation
In our October 2008 "Energy Update", we discussed the decision by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) to limit its review of the adequacy of Aboriginal consultation in the Bruce to Milton leave-to-construct proceeding and defer certain issues to the environmental assessment process.
6 May 2009
Links to Result pages
1 2