Category Archives: Environmental

CPAWS Presents to the Expert Panel for Environmental Assessment

By: Shaun Fluker, Kristina Roberts, and Drew Yewchuk PDF Version:  CPAWS Presents to the Expert Panel for Environmental Assessment Case Commented On: Expert Panel Review of Environmental Assessment Processes The Expert Panel charged with reviewing Canada’s environmental assessment regime continues to … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental | Leave a comment

Avoiding the “Tyranny of Small Decisions”: A Canadian Environmental Assessment Regime for the 21st Century

By: Martin Olszynski PDF Version: Avoiding the “Tyranny of Small Decisions”: A Canadian Environmental Assessment Regime for the 21st Century Matter Commented On: Expert Panel Review of Environmental Assessment Processes The Expert Panel charged with reviewing Canada’s environmental assessment regime lands … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change, Environmental | Leave a comment

Comments on the Proposed Species at Risk Act Permitting Policy

By: Shaun Fluker and Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: Comments on the Proposed Species at Risk Act Permitting Policy Proposed Policy Commented On: Government of Canada. Species at Risk Act Permitting Policy [Proposed] Environment and Climate Change Canada has released a series … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental, Protection of Spaces, Protection of Species | Leave a comment

Oil Sands Emission Limit Legislation: A Real Commitment or Kicking It Down the Road?

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Oil Sands Emission Limit Legislation: A Real Commitment or Kicking It Down the Road? Legislation Commented On: Bill 25: The Oil Sands Emission Limit Act Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan has four key planks: Phasing out emissions … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change, Energy, Environmental, Oil & Gas | Leave a comment

Extending Limitation Periods for Environmental Actions

By: Nickie Nikolaou PDF Version: Extending Limitation Periods for Environmental Actions Case Commented On: Lakeview Village Professional Centre Corporation v Suncor Energy Inc, 2016 ABQB 288 (CanLII) The nature of environmental contamination often requires the bending of usual legal rules. Because … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental, Limitations | Leave a comment