Category Archives: Protection of Spaces

The Curious Case of the Greater Sage Grouse in Alberta

By Shaun Fluker  PDF Version: The Curious Case of the Greater Sage Grouse in Alberta Legislation commented on: Emergency Order for the Protection of the Greater Sage Grouse, PC 2013-2045  The Greater Sage Grouse is on the brink of disappearing … Continue reading

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Compensation for cancelled oil sands rights under the terms of the draft Lower Athabasca Regional Plan

PDF version: Compensation for cancelled oil sands rights under the terms of the draft Lower Athabasca Regional Plan  Documents commented on: Draft Lower Athabasca Regional Plan 2011 – 2021, Strategic Plan and Implementation Plan; Proposed Lower Athabasca Integrated Regional Plan … Continue reading

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The proof of the pudding: ALSA and the Draft Lower Athabasca Regional Plan

PDF version: The proof of the pudding: ALSA and the Draft Lower Athabasca Regional Plan Documents commented on: Draft Lower Athabasca Regional Plan 2011 – 2021, Strategic Plan and Implementation Plan; Proposed Lower Athabasca Integrated Regional Plan Regulations On April … Continue reading

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Regulatory chill, weak regional plans, and lots of jobs for lawyers: the proposed amendments to the Alberta Land Stewardship Act

PDF version: Regulatory chill, weak regional plans, and lots of jobs for lawyers: the proposed amendments to the Alberta Land Stewardship Act  Legislation commented on: Bill 10, the Alberta Land Stewardship Amendment Act, 2011 In an earlier blog, I commented … Continue reading

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ALSA and the property rights debate in Alberta: a certificate of title to land is not a “statutory consent”

PDF version: ALSA and the property rights debate in Alberta: a certificate of title to land is not a “statutory consent”  Statute commented on: Alberta Land Stewardship Act, SA 2009, c.A-26.8 There is significant public debate in Alberta about a … Continue reading

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Alberta proposes to consolidate its protected areas legislation

PDF version: Alberta proposes to consolidate its protected areas legislation Legislation commented on: Bill 29, Alberta Parks Act, The Legislative Assembly of Alberta, Third Session, 27th Legislature, 59 Elizabeth II On November 4, 2010 the Minister of Tourism, Parks and … Continue reading

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