Posts In "Legal Updates":

January 4, 2017

The Alberta Utilities Commission Rules on its Jurisdiction to Assess Crown Aboriginal Consultation

This comment discusses briefly the legal and policy context of the first Alberta Utilities Commission (“AUC”) Ruling addressing its jurisdiction to consider the adequacy of Crown Aboriginal consultation in the…

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October 17, 2016

The Site C Dam and the Peace Valley Landowners Association

British Columbia Court of Appeal affirms that environmental assessment legislation should not be interpreted narrowly, and that Courts must not allow environmental legislation to be emasculated through unduly narrow interpretation.…

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October 17, 2016

The Enbridge Northern Gateway Project After Gitxaala Nation v. Canada

Project Approvals by Governor in Council and National Energy Board quashed by Federal Court of Appeal; and matter remitted to Governor in Council for reconsideration with direction that, if the…

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