Author Archives: Sharon Mascher

About Sharon Mascher

B.Ed. (McGill), LL.B. (Calgary), LL.M. (Calgary). Professor. Member of the British Columbia Bar. Please click here for more information.

An Overview of the Environmental and Regulatory Reviews Discussion Paper – Let the Discussion Begin

By: Sharon Mascher PDF Version: An Overview of the Environmental and Regulatory Reviews Discussion Paper – Let the Discussion Begin Document Commented On: Environmental and Regulatory Reviews Discussion Paper, Government of Canada, June 2017 On June 29, 2017, the Government of … Continue reading

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Triggering Federal Impact Assessment: Lessons from Down-Under

By: Sharon Mascher PDF Version: Triggering Federal Impact Assessment: Lessons from Down-Under Report Commented On: Expert Panel on the Review of Federal Environmental Assessment Processes, Building Common Ground: A New Vision for Impact Assessment in Canada On April 5, 2017, the Expert … Continue reading

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Do Comparisons Between Tobacco and Climate Change Liability Withstand Scrutiny?

By: Martin Olszynski, Sharon Mascher, and Meinhard Doelle PDF Version: Do Comparisons Between Tobacco and Climate Change Liability Withstand Scrutiny? Research Commented On: “From Smokes to Smokestacks: Lessons from Tobacco for the Future of Climate Change Liability” (2017) Geo Envtl L Rev … Continue reading

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The Alberta Energy Regulator in the Post-Information World: Best-in-Class?

By: Shaun Fluker and Sharon Mascher PDF Version: The Alberta Energy Regulator in the Post-Information World: Best-in-Class? Statement Commented On: Alberta Energy Regulator Public Statement 2017-01-13 As readers will know, on Friday January 13, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada released … Continue reading

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Note to Canada on the Northern Gateway Project: This is NOT What Deep Consultation With Aboriginal People Looks Like

By: Sharon Mascher PDF Version: Note to Canada on the Northern Gateway Project: This is NOT What Deep Consultation With Aboriginal People Looks Like Case Commented On: Gitxaala Nation v. Canada, 2016 FCA 187 (CanLII) On June 20, 2016, the majority of … Continue reading

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