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Plastics In The Spotlight Part 2
Since we wrote about "Plastics in the Spotlight", there have been further developments in Canada. The Philippines shipment has been returned to Canada
Canada
6 Aug 2019
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The Government Of Canada Is Seeking Input For A New Indigenous Knowledge Policy
A significant change is that Indigenous knowledge, culture, socio-economic and traditional land use considerations will be
Canada
10 Jun 2019
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Plastics In The Spotlight
Plastic marine litter has received a media spotlight in recent years. There is an estimated 150 million tonnes of plastic present in oceans
Canada
30 May 2019
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Canada-US-Mexico Trade Agreement Recognizes Indigenous Interests
On November 30, 2018, Canada, the United States, and Mexico (collectively, the "Parties") signed the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement ("CUSMA").
Worldwide
26 Mar 2019
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Case to Watch: Does the Duty to Consult Apply to Maintenance of Existing Pipelines?
In Aroland First Nation v Transcanada Pipelines Limited, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice declined to decide on a motion whether the duty to consult applies ...
Canada
12 Feb 2019
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Supreme Court Decides That Duty To Consult Does Not Apply To Law-Making Process: Mikisew Cree First Nation v Canada
On October 11, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") released its decision in Mikisew Cree First Nation v Canada (Governor General in Council) ("Mikisew Cree").
Canada
27 Nov 2018
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The Federal Court Of Appeal Quashes The Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion: An Overview Of Tsleil-Waututh Nation v Canada (Attorney General)
In August 2018 the Federal Court of Appeal released its decision, Tsleil-Waututh Nation v Canada, which quashed the approval of the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project and remitted the matter...
Canada
24 Oct 2018
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The New Impact Assessment Process: Fostering Partnerships With Indigenous Peoples
On June 20, 2018 Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act
Canada
9 Oct 2018
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Consultation Expectations: Can The Government Change Its Consultation Approach And Still Satisfy Its Duty To Consult?
Federal, provincial, and territorial governments have a duty to consult Indigenous peoples when the government has knowledge of an Aboriginal right or claim that could be affected by a government's decision.
Canada
1 Oct 2018
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Working Towards Economic Reconciliation: Government Resource Revenue Sharing In British Columbia, Ontario, And The Yukon
On May 3, 2018, the Government of Ontario and a number of First Nations signed resource revenue sharing agreements.
Canada
23 Jul 2018
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Navigating Environmental Risk: When And How To Apply The Precautionary Principle
The interpretation and application of the precautionary principle in Canada is far from settled
Canada
29 Jan 2018
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Supreme Court Finds Development Of Jumbo Valley Ski Resort Does Not Impair Ktunaxa Nation's Freedom Of Religion
In Ktunaxa Nation v British Columbia, the Supreme Court considered the application of freedom of religion to Indigenous spirituality for the first time.
Canada
13 Nov 2017
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Wind Farm Approval Revoked Due To Human Safety Concerns
On August 16, 2017 the Environmental Review Tribunal released its decision in Wiggins v Ontario (Environment and Climate Change), involving a challenge to the grant of a wind turbine farm approval.
Canada
22 Aug 2017
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Heavy Lies The Head That Wears The Crown: SCC Delivers Clyde River And Chippewas Judgments
On July 26, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its unanimous decisions in Clyde River (Hamlet) v Petroleum Geo-Services Inc. and Chippewas of the Thames First Nation v Enbridge Pipelines Inc.
Canada
1 Aug 2017
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Saugeen First Nation v Ontario: Court Comments On Crown Role And Consultation Funding
SON received periodically updated lists of outstanding aggregate licence applications from the Crown.
Canada
27 Jul 2017
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BC Court Declines To Issue Injunction In Aboriginal Treaty Rights Case
The Supreme Court of British Columbia recently released its decision in Yahey v British Columbia. The Court clarified the requirements for Aboriginal groups seeking to enjoin or prohibit future...
Canada
19 Jul 2017
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Federal Discussion Paper Released On Review Of Environmental Regulatory Processes
At the same time, the government also commenced a review to modernize the National Energy Board.
Canada
12 Jul 2017
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Is There A Duty To Consult On Legislation? SCC May Decide
This week the SCC received an application to hear an appeal of the Federal Court of Appeal ("FCA") decision in Canada (Governor General In Council) v Courtoreille ("Courtoreille").
Canada
23 Feb 2017
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New NEB Energy East Panel Reset
On January 9, 2017, the National Energy Board appointed three new members to hear the Energy East application following the recusal of the previous panel.
Canada
1 Feb 2017
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Rubin v MOECC: Balancing Environmental Protection And Financial Hardship
If those ordered cannot afford to complete the work, leaving a site partially remediated, the MOECC may be forced to complete the work itself at taxpayers' expense.
Canada
8 Dec 2016
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