Category Archives: Environmental

The Bilcon Award

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Bilcon Award Award Commented On: The Claytons and Bilcon v Canada, NAFTA, UNCITRAL Rules, 17 March 2015 Once again Canada has lost an important investor/state arbitration under Chapter 11 of NAFTA (for a post … Continue reading

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Environmental Damages under Bill C-46 (Pipeline Safety Act)

By: Martin Olszynski PDF Version: Environmental Damages under Bill C-46 (Pipeline Safety Act) Legislation commented on: Bill C-46: An Act to Amend the National Energy Board Act and the Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act Yesterday, I had the opportunity … Continue reading

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Bringing Environmental Law Students Together: the CAELS Conference in Calgary

By: Jennifer Cox PDF Version:  Bringing Environmental Law Students Together: the CAELS Conference in Calgary Conference Commented On: Igniting a Spark, Canadian Association of Environmental Law Societies 2015 Conference, Calgary While many students travelled or relaxed during February’s reading week, … Continue reading

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University of Calgary is the Place to be for Environmental Law in 2015

By: Martin Olszynski, Scott Allen and Allan Ingelson PDF Version: University of Calgary is the Place to be for Environmental Law in 2015 Conferences Commented On: 2015 CAELS Conference: “Igniting a Spark”; CIRL/CBA NEERLS Symposium on Environment in the Courtroom; … Continue reading

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All I Want for Christmas is the Justification for Shell Jackpine

By: Martin Olszynski PDF Version: All I Want for Christmas is the Justification for Shell Jackpine Case Commented On: Adam v Canada (Environment), [2014] FC 1185 On December 9, 2014, the Federal Court rendered its decision in Adam v. Canada … Continue reading

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Two Alberta Perpetuities Stories

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Two Alberta Perpetuities Stories Matters Commented On: Bill 8, Justice Statutes Amendment Act and Gottlob Schmidt’s donation to the province of Antelope Provincial Park This post covers two matters. The first is the amendment to … Continue reading

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Whose (Pipe)line is it Anyway?

By: Martin Olszynski  PDF Version: Whose (Pipe)line is it Anyway? Document Commented On: Quebec’s Letter to TransCanada Corp. Imposing 7 Conditions on Energy East On November 18th, on the heels of a unanimous vote of non-confidence in the National Energy … Continue reading

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Ernst v Alberta Environment: The Gatekeeper Refuses to Strike or Grant Summary Judgment

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Ernst v Alberta Environment: The Gatekeeper Refuses to Strike or Grant Summary Judgment Case Commented On: Ernst v Alberta Environment, 2014 ABQB 672 This short comment adds to the recent posts on ABlawg by Professor … Continue reading

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Regulatory Negligence Redux: Alberta Environment’s Motion to Strike in Fracking Litigation Denied

By: Martin Olszynski PDF Version: Regulatory Negligence Redux: Alberta Environment’s Motion to Strike in Fracking Litigation Denied Case Commented On: Ernst v EnCana Corporation, 2014 ABQB 672 This post follows up on a previous one regarding Ms. Ernst’s lawsuit against … Continue reading

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Ernst v Alberta (Energy Resources Conservation Board): The gatekeeper is alive and well

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Ernst v Alberta (Energy Resources Conservation Board): The gatekeeper is alive and well Case Commented On: Ernst v Alberta (Energy Resources Conservation Board), 2014 ABCA 285 This comment adds to the earlier post by Martin … Continue reading

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