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When Striking Oil Is A Bad Thing: The Liability Of Non-Polluting Landlords And Tenants In Alberta
Given its sometimes latent and often subterranean nature, environmental contamination and its associated legal liabilities can be challenging
Canada
27 Sep 2019
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Impact Assessment Act And Canadian Energy Regulator Act Coming Into Force August 28, 2019
Bill C-69 received Royal Assent on June 21, 2019 but did not come into force at that time.
Canada
16 Aug 2019
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Bill C-69 Follow Up: BC-Federal Impact Assessment Cooperation Agreement
On June 21, 2019 Bill C-69 received Royal Assent. However the federal Impact Assessment Act ("IAA"), which will replace the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012, is not yet in force.
Canada
18 Jul 2019
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Information Requirements And Time Management Regulations - Summary And Call For Public Comments
Bill C-69, which includes the proposed Impact Assessment Act (the "Act") is currently in the second reading of the Senate.
Canada
20 May 2019
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Feds Seek Comments On Impact Assessment Triggers (Project List)
While the proposed Impact Assessment Act (the "IAA") in Bill C-69 is under review and possible amendment by the Senate.
Canada
16 May 2019
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Do Environmental Exclusion Clauses Hold Up?
Earlier this month, the B.C. Court of Appeal rendered its decision in West Van Holdings Ltd. v. Economical Mutual Insurance Company.
Canada
14 May 2019
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Modernization Of The Columbia River Treaty
Formal Negotiations between Canada and the United States to modernize the Columbia River Treaty began in May 2018.
Canada
10 May 2019
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The SCC In Redwater Confirms The Oil And Gas Industry Status Quo: Bankruptcy Is Not A Licence To Disregard Environmental Rules
The SCC in Redwater Confirms the Oil and Gas Industry Status Quo: Bankruptcy is Not a Licence to Disregard Environmental Rules
Canada
8 Feb 2019
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BC Environmental Assessment Act – Significant Changes Proposed In Bill 51
On November 5, 2018, the British Columbia (BC) government introduced Bill 51 – 2018 Environmental Assessment Act (Bill-51)
Canada
13 Nov 2018
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Extended Deadline: June 1, 2018 To Provide Government Of Canada With Comments To Consultation Paper And Time Management Regulations
In our previous Project Law blog post, we discussed the triggers for project Impact Assessment, as well as the transition provisions for existing projects, and provisions to substitute assessment...
Canada
13 Apr 2018
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Chambers Environmental Law 2018 Guide
Clifford Proudfoot, Christine Kowbel, Kinji Bourchier and Will Shaw were featured in the 2018 Chambers Environmental Law Guide.
Canada
12 Mar 2018
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The New Navigable Waters Regime
Among the extensive changes to the Canadian environmental legislation introduced through Bill C-69, the Federal Government will also amend the current Navigation Protection Act and rename it the Canadian Navigable Waters Act.
Canada
22 Feb 2018
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The Return Of The HADD: Canada's Proposed Amendments To The Fisheries Act
On February 6, 2018, the federal government introduced Bill C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence.
Canada
21 Feb 2018
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Reconciliation With Indigenous Peoples Central To Overhaul Of Federal Environmental Assessment Process
Amongst the objectives underlying the overhaul to the current project assessment process is reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.
Canada
20 Feb 2018
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Federal Impact Assessment Act – Does My Project Need An Assessment?
On February 8, 2018, Bill C-69 was introduced for first reading, Part 1 of which is the draft Impact Assessment Act to repeal and replace the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012.
Canada
19 Feb 2018
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Impact Assessment Agency – An Overview
On February 8, 2018, Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments ...
Canada
15 Feb 2018
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Bill C-68 And Bill C-69: The Federal Government Releases Overhaul Of Environmental Legislation
Over the past 14 months, the Federal Government has been working to review environmental and regulatory processes and to rebuild public trust in these systems.
Canada
12 Feb 2018
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­­Implementation Of Modern Treaties: First Nation Of Nacho Nyak Dun v. Yukon
On Friday, December 1, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in the Peel River case.The decision deals with the obligations of the Yukon Government to follow the land use...
Canada
11 Jan 2018
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Spiritual Sites And Ski Hills: Ktunaxa Nation v. British Columbia (Forest, Lands And Natural Resources Operations), 2017 SCC 54
The Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") rendered its decision in Ktunaxa Nation v. British Columbia (Forest, Lands and Natural Resources Operations) on November 2, 2017.
Canada
7 Nov 2017
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Canada Releases Discussion Paper On Proposed Changes To Federal Environmental And Regulatory Reviews
In 2016, the Government of Canada began reviews of federal environmental legislation and the National Energy Board (NEB).
Canada
3 Jul 2017
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