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Six Challenges To Trans Mountain From Indigenous Groups Allowed To Proceed, While Six Others Dismissed
On September 4, 2019 the Federal Court of Appeal agreed to hear six of 12 challenges to the Governor in Council's (GIC, essentially the Federal Cabinet) approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline.
Canada
13 Sep 2019
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The New Federal Impact Assessment Act
On August 28 and 29, 2019, the Impact Assessment Act ("IAA") will come into force, along with a new set of Regulations
Canada
2 Sep 2019
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Doing Business In Canada 2019 - Government Relations
Every enterprise operating in Canada should consider the strategic benefits of understanding and working with the government.
Canada
5 Jul 2019
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Carbon Tax Act
The Carbon tax also contributes towards South Africa meeting its climate change commitments under the Paris Agreement.
South Africa
25 Jun 2019
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British Columbia Court Of Appeal Reaffirms Duty To Consult Not A Duty To Agree
Sometimes parties are unable to resolve their differences and work towards reconciliation because of fundamental disagreements.
Canada
26 Mar 2019
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Secured Creditors Beware: The SCC Surprises The Insolvency World In Redwater
As Yeats said in his poem, The Second Coming: "mere anarchy is loosed upon the world". While perhaps not anarchy, certainly most insolvency practitioners ...
Canada
13 Feb 2019
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British Columbia's New Climate Change Plan
On December 5, 2018, BC released its new climate change plan, dubbed CleanBC.
Canada
16 Jan 2019
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Ontario Court Of Appeal Affirms Liability For Innocent Land Owner
On May 10, 2013, the Ontario Court of Appeal rendered its decision in the case of Kawartha Lakes (City) v. Ontario, Director, Ministry of the Environment.
Canada
31 May 2013
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BC And Canada Agree To Single Environmental Assessment Process
The British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office (BC EAO) has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) regarding the "substitution" of the BC environmental assessment process for the Canadian process for projects that would require both a federal and provincial environmental assessment.
Canada
8 Apr 2013
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Morrison Copper/Gold Mine Project Refused Environmental Assessment Certificate
On September 28, 2012, BC Environment Minister Terry Lake issued a decision informing Pacific Booker Minerals Inc. (the "Proponent") that their planned Morrison Copper/Gold Mine project (the "Project") would not be issued an environmental assessment (EA) certificate.
Canada
4 Dec 2012
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Alberta To Create New Unified Energy Resource Regulator
On October 24, 2012, the Alberta government introduced legislation to unify upstream energy resource regulation in Alberta under the control of a single regulator. Under Bill 2, the Responsible Energy Development Act, the Alberta Energy Regulator will be created, combining the existing regulatory functions of the Energy Resources Conservation Board and Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development.
Canada
30 Oct 2012
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Omnibus Bill C-45: Amendments To The Navigable Waters Protection Act
On Thursday, October 18, 2012, for the second time this year, the Canadian government introduced a budget bill amending a number of laws in the House of Commons.
Canada
26 Oct 2012
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Shannon Residents Appeal Superior Court Decision
On July 20, 2012, class representative Marie-Paule Spieser decided to appeal Justice Godbout's decision1 before the Québec Court of Appeal.
Canada
4 Oct 2012
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NEB Releases Discussion Paper On Oil And Gas Industry Safety Management
On September 6, 2012, the Canadian National Energy Board (NEB) released a discussion paper identifying three areas in which they believe regulated companies must invest effort and resources to demonstrate improved safety and environmental outcomes
Canada
14 Sep 2012
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Commission Finds Fracking Caused Seismic Events
Various concerns have been raised about the potential environmental and geologic effects from the use of fluid injection for hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking".
Canada
10 Sep 2012
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New Canadian Environmental Assessment Act Streamlines Assessment Process
The new Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 ("CEAA 2012") replaces the former legislation, the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, S.C. 1992, c. 37. CEAA 2012 changes when environmental assessments are required, it re-jigs the environmental assessment process, significantly reduces the number of responsible authorities, provides a greater role for Cabinet, introduces deadlines and penalties for non-compliance, narrows the requirements for public participation and allows for greater c
Canada
27 Jul 2012
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National Energy Board Act Amendments Impose Timelines For Project Approval
Royal Assent was recently granted to amendments to the National Energy Board Act and related legislation as part of changes to environmental legislation under Bill C-38, The Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity Act.
Canada
27 Jul 2012
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$12,000 For Neighbourhood Annoyances In The Class Action For Contamination Of Drinking Water In Shannon
The class members residing in the sector of Shannon called the "red triangle" will be entitled to a maximum amount of $12,000 compensation.
Canada
7 Jul 2012
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Bill 71 – Government Of Québec Proposes Retroactive Validation Of Compensation Measures For Protection Of Wetlands
On April 24, 2012, the Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks, Mr. Pierre Arcand, tabled Bill 71 – Act Respecting Compensation Measures for the Carrying Out of Projects Affecting Wetlands or Bodies of Water ("Bill 71") before the National Assembly of Québec.
Canada
10 May 2012
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Supreme Court Of British Columbia Confirms Municipalities Have No Independent Duty To Consult With First Nations
In Neskonlith Indian Band v. Salmon Arm (City), 2012 BCSC 499, the Supreme Court of British Columbia dismissed the Neskonlith Indian Band's petition to quash a development permit issued by the City of Salmon Arm permitting the construction of a shopping centre development on private lands.
Canada
23 Apr 2012
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