Category Archives: Natural Resources

Finally, a Plan (albeit drip-by-drip) to Phase Out Coal and Keep the Lights On

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Finally, a Plan (albeit drip-by-drip) to Phase Out Coal and Keep the Lights On Documents and press releases commented on: (1) Press Release, Electricity Price Protection, November 22, 2016; (2) AESO, Alberta’s Wholesale Electricity Market Transmission … 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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The AER Provides Useful Guidance in a New Pool Delineation Decision

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The AER Provides Useful Guidance in a New Pool Delineation Decision Decision commented on: Proceeding 336 Application 1820596 Pool Delineation, Crossfield Basal Quartz C & V Pools, June 2, 2016, 2016 ABER 007 Alberta’s Oil and … Continue reading

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Alberta’s “Integrated Resource Management System”: Where Are We Now?

By: Giorilyn Bruno PDF Version: Alberta’s “Integrated Resource Management System”: Where Are We Now? The Government of Alberta is implementing major changes in the management of natural resources. The ultimate ambitious goal of the Government is to develop an “Integrated … Continue reading

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BC Court Confirms That a Municipality Has No Authority With Respect to the Routing of an Interprovincial Pipeline

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: BC Court Confirms That a Municipality Has No Authority With Respect to the Routing of an Interprovincial Pipeline Case Commented On: Burnaby (City) v Trans Mountain Pipeline ULC, 2015 BCSC 2140 The Trans Mountain Expansion … Continue reading

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