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Schedule Released For Alberta's Carbon Tax Challenge
The Alberta Court of Appeal has released a tentative schedule for Alberta's challenge of the federal carbon tax, which could see the case heard just before Christmas
Canada
23 Sep 2019
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The Notorious Bill C-69 Becomes Law in Canada
Late on June 20, 2019, Bill C-69 was passed into law by the Senate notwithstanding strong and vocal opposition from across the country.
Canada
12 Jul 2019
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Saskatchewan Court Of Appeal Makes Carbon Tax Decision
he Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan has released its opinion regarding the constitutionality of the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, SC 2018, c 12 s. 187 (the "Act), the Government of Canada's federal carbon tax regime.
Canada
21 May 2019
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Time To Clean Up: Alberta's Revamped Remediation Regulation
As previously reported, in 2018 the Government of Alberta overhauled the Remediation Certificate Regulation, made under the Alberta Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act ("EPEA").
Canada
28 Mar 2019
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Australian Court Rejects Coal Project Based In Part On Climate Change Impacts
On February 8, 2019, the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales released its decision on whether to approve the Rocky Hill Coal Project after it had previously been refused by the state's Planning
Australia
26 Feb 2019
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Better Late Than Never? Court Of Appeal Rules On Extending Limitation Periods In Contaminated Site Litigation
On February 6, 2019, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in Brookfield Residential (Alberta) LP (Carma Developers LP) v Imperial Oil Limited, 2019 ABCA 35 ("Brookfield").
Canada
13 Feb 2019
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Redwater Decision Overturned By The Supreme Court Of Canada
Today, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) overturned the Alberta Court of Appeal's contentious decision to prioritize the interests of secured creditors in bankruptcy over the fulfillment of oil well
Canada
7 Feb 2019
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Litigating Climate Change: Group Of Young Quebecers Launch Climate Change Lawsuit Against Federal Government
ENvironnement JEUnesse ("ENJEU"), a Quebec-based environmental youth group, has commenced a class action lawsuit in the Superior Court of Quebec.
Canada
17 Jan 2019
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"Direct" Indemnity Clauses – Supreme Court Of Canada Grants Leave In Resolute FP Canada Inc. v. Her Majesty The Queen
The Supreme Court of Canada has granted leave to appeal in Resolute FP Canada Inc. v. Her Majesty the Queen, signaling a desire by the top court to bring clarity to indemnity clauses between contracting parties...
Canada
8 Nov 2018
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A Triumph Of Form Over Substance? The Federal Court Of Appeal's Decision To Quash The Trans Mountain Expansion Approval
On August 30, 2018, the Federal Court of Appeal (the Court) released its decision on the federal government's approval of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (TMX).
Canada
12 Sep 2018
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Federal Court Of Appeal Decision On The Trans Mountain Expansion Project
This morning the Federal Court of Appeal (2018 FCA 153) quashed the federal government's Order in Council approving the TransMountain Expansion project.
Canada
5 Sep 2018
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A Newly Reinvigorated Alberta Remediation Certificate Regime
On June 1, 2018, the Government of Alberta passed the Remediation Certificate Amendment Regulation by Order in Council.
Canada
14 Aug 2018
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Back To The Future: Amendments To The Fisheries Act
On February 6, 2018, the Federal Government introduced proposed amendments to the Fisheries Act with Bill C-68 (the "Bill").
Canada
22 Feb 2018
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Sweeping Changes Proposed To Canada's Environmental Assessment Legislation
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...
Canada
14 Feb 2018
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Treaty Rights And The Crown's Duty To Consult Remain At Forefront Of Legal Discourse
In 2017, several significant decisions were released that keep the treaty rights of Indigenous peoples and the Crown's duty to consult at the forefront of legal discourse.
Canada
14 Feb 2018
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Some Thoughts On BC's Plan To Restrict Increased Transportation Of Bitumen
On January 30, 2018, the government of British Columbia announced that it intends to further regulate oil spill response in the province.
Canada
12 Feb 2018
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The Regulatory Review - January 2018
The Alberta Energy Regulator released and implemented a new edition
Canada
26 Jan 2018
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The Regulatory Review
The Government of Canada ratified the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer.
Canada
7 Dec 2017
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Supreme Court Of Canada Dismisses Consultation And Charter Claims In Relation To Jumbo Valley Resort
On November 2, 2017 in Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia (Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations), 2017, SCC 54, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed an appeal by the Ktunaxa Nation ...
Canada
8 Nov 2017
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The Role Of A Tribunal In Fulfilling The Duty To Consult
The Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC") recently provided welcomed guidance on the role of a tribunal in fulfilling the duty to consult with Indigenous peoples when their rights...
Canada
17 Oct 2017
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