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  • The Alberta Court of Appeal Examines First Nations Interests in the Utilities and Ratemaking Context

     by Doug Evanchuk and Anna Fitz In the recent AltaLink Management Ltd. v Alberta Utilities Commission decision, the Alberta Court of Appeal provided important guidance with respect to utility ratemaking and First Nations interests. AltaLink had purchased a transmission system and sought to expand it … Read more »

  • Environmental Appeals Board Members Reappointed

    by Logan Lazurko By Order in Council dated October 6, 2021, (O.C. 282/2021), the Lieutenant Governor in Council has made reappointments to the Environmental Appeals Board (the “Board”) under section 90 of the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act for terms as follows: Effective October 21, 20 … Read more »

  • Approval Granted for Springbank Offstream Reservoir Project

     by Gavin Fitch, Q.C. and Marika Cherkawsky On October 6, 2021, the Lieutenant Governor in Council (provincial Cabinet) authorized the Natural Resources Conservation Board (“NRCB” or “Board”) to grant approval to Alberta Transportation and Alberta Environment and Parks to construct and operate the S … Read more »

  • Grassy Mountain and the Limits of Adaptive Management

     By Gavin Fitch, Q.C. and Cesar AgudeloIntroduction On June 17, 2021, the Joint Review Panel (“JRP”) of the Alberta Energy Regulator and the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada (“IAAC”) rejected a proposal by Benga Mining Ltd. (“Benga”) to develop a metallurgical coal mining project in the Crowsnest … Read more »

  • Bill 48 and the Land and Property Rights Tribunal

     by Michael BarberoIn a prior post, we reported on Bill 48, the Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act, 2020. As the name suggests, Bill 48 is part of the provincial government’s agenda to reduce “red tape” and speed up approval times while creating jurisdictional harmonization and improving service … Read more »