Kirk Lambrecht Q.C. has published two case comments

January 18, 2021

posted in: Legal Updates, News

Kirk Lambrecht Q.C. has published two case comments.

This first, entitled Will Governments Embrace Constitutional Imperatives Flowing from the Honour of the Crown?, compares the context of the decision of the Federal Court of Appeal in Coldwater First Nation v. Canada (Attorney General), 2020 FCA 34 (CanLII), http://canlii.ca/t/j525w, with the context of the decision of the Alberta Court of Appeal in Fort McKay First Nation v Prosper Petroleum Ltd., 2020 ABCA 163 (CanLII), http://canlii.ca/t/j6mfm. It was published in S. Berger, Editor, Key Developments in Environmental Law, 2020 (Thomson Reuters, 2020) https://store.thomsonreuters.ca/en-ca/pdp/key-developments-in-environmental-law-2019/30908491.

The second, entitled The Court of Appeal Rebukes the Environmental Appeal Board and the Director for an Erroneously Narrow Interpretation, and Unreasonable Application, of the phrase “Directly Affected” in the Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act , was published by the University of Calgary Faculty of Law via its ABLawg blog https://ablawg.ca/2021/01/11/the-court-of-appeal-rebukes-the-environmental-appeal-board-and-the-director-for-an-erroneously-narrow-interpretation-and-unreasonable-application-of-the-phrase-directly-affected-in/.

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