Category Archives: Environmental

Minister Sharpens the Wetland Policy’s Teeth, and Beaver Pond is Spared

By: Arlene Kwasniak PDF Version: Minister Sharpens the Wetland Policy’s Teeth, and Beaver Pond is Spared Decisions Commented On: Brookman and Tulick v Director, South Saskatchewan Region, Alberta Environment and Parks, re: KGL Constructors, A Partnership (24 November 2017), Appeal … Continue reading

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In Search of #BetterRules: An Overview of Federal Environmental Bills C-68 and C-69

By: Martin Olszynski PDF Version: In Search of #BetterRules: An Overview of Federal Environmental Bills C-68 and C-69 Legislation Commented On: An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence (Bill C-68) and An Act to enact the … Continue reading

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Green Regs and Ham: Some Thoughts on Contaminated Sites, the Redwater Decision and the Principle of Intergenerational Equity

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: Green Regs and Ham: Some Thoughts on Contaminated Sites, the Redwater Decision and the Principle of Intergenerational Equity Note: This post is a revised version of remarks presented at the Fifth Green Regs and Ham Breakfast … Continue reading

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What Should Require Federal Impact Assessment? Proposed Triggers for a Credible Federal Impact Assessment Regime

By: Sharon Mascher PDF Version: What Should Require Federal Impact Assessment? Proposed Triggers for a Credible Federal Impact Assessment Regime Document Commented On: Environmental and Regulatory Reviews Discussion Paper, Government of Canada, June 2017 On June 29, 2017, the Government of Canada … Continue reading

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The Effect of Well Abandonment and Reclamation Obligations for the Valuation of Matrimonial Property

By: Nigel Bankes PDF Version: The Effect of Well Abandonment and Reclamation Obligations for the Valuation of Matrimonial Property Case Commented On: Walker v Walker, 2017 SKQB 195 (CanLII) Judicial decisions on the legal nature of abandonment and reclamation obligations may … Continue reading

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