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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Two of the Act's four parts were at issue. Part 1 sets a fuel charge on products such as gasoline, natural gas, and propane.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On February 24, 2020, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its highly anticipated reference decision (2020 ABCA 74) on the Federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the Act).
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Climate change is coming to the Supreme Court of Canada. As explored in a previous article, Parliament's introduction of minimum national standards for greenhouse gas emissions under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, ...
Bennett Jones LLP
The Alberta Court of Appeal, in a 4-1 decision, has ruled that the federal carbon pricing regime contemplated by the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, SC 2018, c12 s186 (the "Act") is ...
Torys LLP
The Alberta Court of Appeal (ABCA) held in a 4-1 decision that Parliament lacks the legislative authority to enact a minimum national price on greenhouse gas (GHG)
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Supreme Court of Netherlands (SCN) recently delivered a landmark decision in the Urgenda climate change case against the Dutch government,...
Aird & Berlis LLP
On February 24, 2020, the Alberta Court of Appeal issued its decision in Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2020, finding (by a 4:1 majority) that "the regulation of GHG emissions or any variation on this theme ...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Après notre tour d'horizon des tendances et des nouveautés de l'année dernière dans la gouvernance d'entreprise, voici une série en quatre volets sur ce qu'il faut savoir...
Siskinds LLP
Recently, two cases State of Netherlands v Urgenda (December 20, 2019) and Juliana v. United States highlight the contradictory role of the courts as it relates to reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Après notre tour d'horizon des tendances et des nouveautés de l'année dernière dans la gouvernance d'entreprise, voici une série en quatre volets sur ce qu'il faut savoir pour se préparer à la saison des assemblées générales 2020.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
While many climate change litigation actions have been dismissed by the U.S. courts on the basis of the failure of plaintiffs to establish standing, including in the most recent decision of the
Siskinds LLP
The Federal Government is required under the Federal Sustainable Development Act, S.C. 2008, c.33 ("Act"[1]) to provide Canadians with a strategy as directed by the precautionary principle.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In 2019, there were a number of key environmental law developments across Canada with potential impacts on the energy sector.
Siskinds LLP
On November 7, 2019, the National Association of Women and the Law ("NAWL") and Friends of the Earth ("FOE") ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In recent years, the issue of plastic pollution and its impacts on human health and the environment has emerged as a global concern.
Bennett Jones LLP
After much legal wrangling since the claim was launched against the U.S. federal government and the Office of the President of the United States in 2015..
McCague Borlack LLP
In Alizadeh v Ontario (Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks), the Court highlighted the high evidentiary burden on rebutting a presumption of management and control by a director in a Director's Order, ...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In the fall of 2019, the Alberta Court of Appeal (the Court) released its fifth procedural decision in Alberta's Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the Reference).
McLennan Ross LLP
Climate change litigation is becoming an increasingly effective tool for influencing policy outcomes and corporate behaviour.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Canada is emerging as a global leader in clean technology, a sector that is fast growing and expected to exceed $2.5 trillion by 2022 in global activity1.
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