Author Archives: Sharon Mascher

About Sharon Mascher

B.Ed. (McGill), LL.B. (Calgary), LL.M. (Calgary).
Professor. Member of the British Columbia Bar.
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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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Prime Minister Trudeau You’ve Got the Power (the Criminal Law Power): Syncrude Canada Ltd v Canada and Greenhouse Gas Regulation

By: Sharon Mascher PDF Version: Prime Minister Trudeau You’ve Got the Power (the Criminal Law Power): Syncrude Canada Ltd v Canada and Greenhouse Gas Regulation Case Commented on: Syncrude Canada Ltd. v. Canada (Attorney General), 2016 FCA 160 (CanLII) On May … Continue reading

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Top Ten Environmental Law Stories: Canadian Edition

By: Martin Olszynski, Sharon Mascher, and Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Top Ten Environmental Law Stories: Canadian Edition This last year was an important one for environmental law and policy, both in Canada and globally. In this post we highlight ten … Continue reading

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The “Historic” Paris Climate Agreement: What It Means “At Home” for Canada and the Alberta Oil Sands

By: Sharon Mascher PDF Version: The “Historic” Paris Climate Agreement: What It Means “At Home” for Canada and the Alberta Oil Sands Matter Commented On: Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change On Saturday December 12, … Continue reading

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Today’s Word on the Street – “Consent”, Brought to You by the Supreme Court of Canada

By: Sharon Mascher PDF Version: Today’s Word on the Street – “Consent”, Brought to You by the Supreme Court of Canada Case commented on: Tsilhqot’in Nation v British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44  On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of … Continue reading

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