Author Archives: Matthew Ducharme

About Matthew Ducharme

LLB (Victoria), LLM (Calgary). Matthew Ducharme is the 2012 recipient of the John Ballem QC, LLD Post Graduate Fellowship in Energy Law.

The European Fuel Quality Directive: Will It Stay or Will it Go?

PDF version: The European Fuel Quality Directive: Will It Stay or Will it Go?  Document considered: Draft Implementing Measure to the European Union Fuel Quality Directive, February 23, 2012 On February 23, 2012, a European Union (EU) drafting committee voted … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Broadly Interprets s. 99(1) of the National Energy Board Act

PDF version: Supreme Court Broadly Interprets s. 99(1) of the National Energy Board Act  Case considered: Smith v Alliance Pipeline Ltd., 2011 SCC 7 In Smith v Alliance Pipeline Ltd., 2011 SCC 7 (Smith) all nine judges of the Supreme … Continue reading

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