Category Archives: Environmental

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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Chronicles of the Canadian High Court of Environmental Justice: Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society v Maligne Tours

By: Shaun Fluker PDF Version: Chronicles of the Canadian High Court of Environmental Justice: Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society v Maligne Tours Case Commented On: Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society v Maligne Tours, 2016 FC 148 In a decision issued … 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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Ontario Power Generation Inc. v Greenpeace Canada: Form over Substance Leads to a “Low Threshold” for Federal Environmental Assessment

By: Martin Olszynski and Meinhard Doelle PDF Version: Ontario Power Generation Inc. v Greenpeace Canada: Form over Substance Leads to a “Low Threshold” for Federal Environmental Assessment Case Commented On: Ontario Power Generation Inc. v Greenpeace Canada et al, 2015 … Continue reading

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