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Mining in the courts - year in review vol. V

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 2 2015

Since the release of the Supreme Court of Canada’s (SCC’s) decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, there has been much debate and unease

Record environmental penalty: fisheries act fines in Québec may impact all

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 19 2015

On December 19, 2014, after pleading guilty to 45 counts for infringements of the Fisheries Act and its Metal Mining Effluent Regulations, Bloom

Tax Court finds LNG import facility qualified as processing asset included in Class 43

  • Thorsteinssons LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 10 2015

In Repsol Canada Ltd. v. The Queen, 2015 TCC 21, the Tax Court of Canada found that a deep water pier and plant (Facility) in New Brunswick qualified

Divisional Court confirms the constitutionality of the review process for renewable energy projects under Ontario’s EPA

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 2 2015

On December 29, 2014, the Ontario Divisional Court released its decision in Dixon v. Director, Ministry of the Environment. In this appeal of three

2014 in review: top 10 Canadian judicial decisions of import to the oil and gas industry

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 29 2015

2014 saw the Supreme Court of Canada significantly develop the law in areas critical to the oil and gas industry, including Aboriginal title, the

The interplay between summary judgment and allegations of gross negligence in the oil and gas industry

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 27 2015

In Bernum Petroleum Ltd v Birch Lake Energy Inc, 2014 ABQB 652 found here, the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench was faced with an application to

Dodging the corporate veil - recent attempts to hold companies liable for the actions of their foreign subsidiaries

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 26 2015

Any Canadian resource company with operations abroad should be aware of the emerging trend of lawsuits against Canadian mining companies seeking

Use of information from regulatory investigations in civil litigation

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 21 2015

In its recent decision in Imperial Oil v Jacques 2014 SCC 66 (found here), the Supreme Court of Canada gave the plaintiffs in a class action against

Defending mineral tenure in Canada against foreign court orders

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 14 2015

A mineral exploration company faced an unusual situation recently, when Ontario mining officials enforced foreign orders against mining claims for

Demonstrating harm: statutory test for appealing wind turbine projects deemed constitutional by the Divisional Court

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 13 2015

The approval of industrial wind turbine projects is often met with resistance from the communities in which the projects are to be built. Residents