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Lawyers Beware: The Court Splits On The Principles To Be Applied For Damages For Economic Loss In Recent Professional Negligence Case
The Alberta Court of Appeal recently considered economic loss as it relates to a solicitor negligence claim.
11 Sep 2018
Kainaiwa / Blood Tribe v. Alberta (Energy), 2017 Abqb 107, Alberta Court Of Queen's Bench (Jeffrey J.), 14 February 2017
The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench quashed, and sent back for reconsideration, a decision of the Alberta Minister of Energy to refuse to transfer or sell subsurface rights to the Blood Indian Band.
6 Jun 2017
Alberta Court Of Queen's Bench Quashes Alberta's Refusal To Transfer Or Sell Subsurface Land Rights To A First Nation Band
​Added to the growing list of recent court decisions on land claim issues between First Nations and provincial Crowns is the recent Alberta Court of Queen's Bench decision in Kainaiwa/Blood...
10 May 2017
Alberta Court Of Appeal Protects Confidentiality Of Alberta Energy Regulator's ADR Process And Clarifies What Evidence Can Be Relied On When Seeking Permission To Appeal
The Alberta Court of Appeal's decision in Bokenfohr v Pembina Pipeline Corporation, 2016 ABCA 382 provides an important reflection on admissibility of evidence in the permission stage of an appeal in the oil and gas context.
14 Mar 2017
Alberta Utilities Commission Rules On The Scope Of Evidence Required By First Nations And Métis On Notice Of Constitutional Question And The AUC's Jurisdiction To Assess Crown Consultation
In Fort McMurray West 500-kV Transmission Project (Proceeding 21030) Ruling on jurisdiction to determine the questions stated in the Notices of Questions of Constitutional Law...
6 Mar 2017
Alberta Court Of Queen's Bench Confirms The Scope Of Procedural Fairness And Evidence To Trigger Alberta Crown's Duty To Consult In Resource Development Applications
The energy resource development applications before the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) in issue were three projects proposed by Canadian Natural Resources Limited on its existing oil sands leases...
3 Mar 2017
2016 Year In Review: Top 10 Regulatory Decisions And Trends Of Import To The Canadian Energy Industry
2016 was a busy year from some of the energy regulators. The National Energy Board was moving two pipeline projects forward with approvals of the Trans Mountain expansion and Enbridge's Line 3, both with Federal Government approvals following in December 2016.
21 Feb 2017
Alberta Announces The Terms For Its Initial 400 MW Renewable Electricity Procurement
Alberta will hold its first auction for renewable electricity generation contracts in early 2017.
7 Nov 2016
Alberta Court Of Appeal Certifies National Class Action
The appellant commenced an action against a manufacturer for damages resulting from the implantation of the Birmingham Hip Replacement System.
18 Aug 2016
Update: Stewart Estate v TAQA North Ltd, The Finale
In November 2015, the Alberta Court of Appeal issued its decision in Stewart Estate v TAQA North Ltd, 2015 ABCA 357, which addressed a number of issues significant to the oil and gas industry.
8 Jul 2016
Precautionary Tale? BC Environmental Appeal Board Says "Polluter-Pays" And "Precautionary" Principles Not Applicable To The Permitting Process Under The BC Environmental Management Act
The British Columbia Court of Appeal in J.I. Properties Inc. v PPG Architectural Coatings Canada Ltd, 2015 BCCA 472 affirmed the "polluter pays" principle in the context of remediation cost recovery actions under the Environmental Management Act, SBC 2003, c 53.
5 Jul 2016
The Alberta Energy Regulator Reacts To The Redwater Decision – Who Suffers?
​On June 20, 2016, in reaction to the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench Redwater Energy Corporation (Re), 2016 ABQB 278 decision the AER issued Bulletin 2016-16 Licensee Eligibility - Alberta Energy Regulator Measures to Limit Environmental Impacts Pending Regulatory Changes to Address Redwater.
22 Jun 2016
UPDATE: Stewart Estate v Taqa North Ltd
In November 2015, the Alberta Court of Appeal issued its decision in Stewart Estate v TAQA North Ltd, 2015 ABCA 357, which addressed a number of issues significant to the oil and gas industry.
8 Jun 2016
Where Do We Go From Here? Alberta Court Approves Renouncement Of AER-Licensed Assets By Trustees And Receivers To Avoid Monetary Environmental Obligations
The Alberta Court of Queen's Bench has released its highly anticipated decision in Redwater Energy Corporation (Re), 2016 ABQB 278 ("Redwater").
31 May 2016
Alberta Court Awards Elevated Costs For Breach Of Contract And Discourages Misleading Negotiation Tactics
Complete indemnification for solicitor-client costs is rare, however, this was the recent award granted by the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench in Pillar Resource Services Inc v Primewest Energy Inc, 2016 ABQB 120.
4 May 2016
The Resource: BLG Energy Law Blog March Digest
The wide range of direct and extensive energy experience held by our contributors lends itself to a diverse and insightful examination of current legal trends and topics.
20 Apr 2016
From Social License To Class Action – Climate Change Litigation Has Come To Canada, Project Proponents Beware
The bold move towards climate change litigation is progressing in Canada as seen in last year's Voters Taking Action on Climate Change v. British Columbia (Energy and Mines), 2015 BCSC 471.
23 Mar 2016
Canadian Natural Resources Limited v ShawCor Ltd
Dunn Hiebert was engaged by CNRL to provide inspection services in relation to the pipeline and Dunn Hiebert was to inspect and examine the coating and approved it on several occasions.
22 Feb 2016
Stoney First Nation Unable To Sue The Lessee For The Recovery Of Royalty Payments
We understand that to date, this decision has not been appealed, although the time for doing so will not expire until on about September 15, 2014.
9 Sep 2014
Two ROFRS In Two Contracts Interpreted As Two Separate ROFRs
The plaintiff Blaze Energy Ltd. ("Blaze") and the defendant Imperial Oil Resources ("Imperial') were parties (as successors) to two agreements.
24 Jul 2014
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