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  • New Indian Oil and Gas Regulations To Modernize On-Reserve RegimeJune 27, 2018

    By JoAnn P. Jamieson and Sarah LevineThe modernization of the Indian Oil and Gas regulatory regime – a federal government initiative that began over a decade ago – appears to finally be materializing. The new Indian Oil and Gas Regulations (“New Regulations”) were introduced on May 19, 2018 and will … Read more »

  • Bill 13 – Alberta's Capacity MarketJune 22, 2018

    Authors: Michael Barbero and Gavin Fitch, Q.C.Bill 13, An Act to Secure Alberta’s Electricity Future, has received Royal Assent. Bill 13 sets out significant changes to electrical generation and distribution in Alberta, including the creation of a Capacity Market. Further, Bill 13 proposes to end th … Read more »

  • Back to the Future: Amendments to the Fisheries ActFebruary 20, 2018

    Authors: Sean Parker and Ainslie Fowler, Student-at-LawOn February 6, 2018, the Federal Government introduced proposed amendments to the Fisheries Act with Bill C-68 (the “Bill”).  The Bill seeks to reverse several provisions of the current Fisheries Act that was amended in 2012 when the Harper gove … Read more »

  • Sweeping Changes Proposed to Canada’s Environmental Assessment LegislationFebruary 13, 2018

    Author: Sarah Levine The parliamentary review of Canada’s federal environmental assessment and regulatory processes, initiated by the Trudeau government in 2016, has culminated in proposed sweeping changes to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 (“CEAA 2012”), the Fisheries Act, the Navig … Read more »

  • Treaty Rights and the Crown’s Duty to Consult Remain at Forefront of Legal DiscourseFebruary 12, 2018

    By Sarah Levine and JoAnn P. JamiesonIn 2017, several significant decisions were released that keep the treaty rights of Indigenous peoples and the Crown’s duty to consult at the forefront of legal discourse.  While the importance of treaty rights is now consistently espoused by all levels of courts … Read more »