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  • Schedule Released for Alberta’s Carbon Tax Challenge

    By: Eric Appelt and Gavin Fitch, Q.C. The Alberta Court of Appeal has released a tentative schedule for Alberta’s challenge of the federal carbon tax, which could see the case heard just before Christmas.  In Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2019 ABCA 324, Mr. Justice Slatter set t … Read more »

  • The Notorious Bill C-69 Becomes Law in Canada

    By JoAnn P. Jamieson and Sarah LevineLate on June 20, 2019, Bill C-69 was passed into law by the Senate notwithstanding strong and vocal opposition from across the country. Bill C-69 enacts the Impact Assessment Act, the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, and amends the Navigation Protection Act, renami … Read more »

  • Time to Clean Up: Alberta’s Revamped Remediation Regulation

    By Sean Parker and Stuart Chambers As previously reported, in 2018 the Government of Alberta overhauled the Remediation Certificate Regulation, made under the Alberta Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act (“EPEA”). Effective January 1, 2019, the newly titled “Remediation Regulation” came into … Read more »

  • NEB Recommends TransMountain Expansion Project Be Approved

    By Sarah Levine and JoAnn P. JamiesonEarlier this morning, the National Energy Board (“NEB”) delivered its Reconsideration report to the federal government, ultimately recommending that the Trans Mountain Expansion Project (“TMX” or the “Project”) should be approved in the public interest of Canadia … Read more »

  • Australian Court Rejects Coal Project Based In Part on Climate Change Impacts

    By Marika Cherkawsky, Student-at-Law and Gavin Fitch, Q.C.On February 8, 2019, the Land and Environment Court of New South Wales released its decision on whether to approve the Rocky Hill Coal Project after it had previously been refused by the state’s Planning and Assessment Commission in 2017. The … Read more »