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Can Federal Legislative Jurisdiction Support a Broad, Sustainability-Based Impact Assessment?

By: Martin Olszynski PDF Version: Can Federal Legislative Jurisdiction Support a Broad, Sustainability-Based Impact Assessment? Report Commented On: Expert Panel on the Review of Federal Environmental Assessment Processes, Building Common Ground: A New Vision for Impact Assessment in Canada This is the … 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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Majority of the Court of Appeal Confirms Chief Justice Wittmann’s Redwater Decision

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Majority of the Court of Appeal Confirms Chief Justice Wittmann’s Redwater Decision Case Commented On: Orphan Well Association v Grant Thornton Limited, 2017 ABCA 124 (CanLII) The background to this case is discussed in my post … 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 Expert Panel Report on Federal Environmental Assessment: Discretion, Transparency, and Accountability

By: Shaun Fluker and Drew Yewchuk PDF Version: The Expert Panel Report on Federal Environmental Assessment: Discretion, Transparency, and Accountability Report Commented On: Expert Panel on the Review of Federal Environmental Assessment Processes, Building Common Ground: A New Vision for Impact Assessment … Continue reading

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