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Defending mineral tenure in Canada against foreign court orders

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • 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

Current developments affecting hydraulic fracturing operations

  • O'Melveny & Myers LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • January 13 2015

This is a quarterly update to our coverage on laws, regulation, and policy affecting hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") operations. Our last

550 meters: proximity of wind turbine projects to residents confirmed by the Divisional Court

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 12 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

Federal Court finds legislation may attract a duty to consult but Parliament still supreme

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 8 2015

On December 19, 2014, the Federal Court released a decision finding the Federal Government owed a duty to consult when it implemented changes to

Alberta could owe a private duty of care to individuals harmed by hydraulic fracturing

  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 7 2015

Jessica Ernst's claim against Alberta Environment and Sustainable Resource Development ("Alberta Environment") for negligently carrying out its

Federal Court of Canada affirms Crown consultation process following environmental assessment under CEAA 2012

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 17 2014

On December 9, 2014, the Federal Court of Canada (Court) released its decision in Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation v. Minister of the Environment

Court considers unreasonably withholding consent under CAPL Operating Procedure in precedent-setting decision

  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 15 2014

In IFP Technologies (Canada) v Encana Midstream and Marketing, 2014 ABQB 470, the Court clarified for the first time the circumstances in which a

Court denies challenge to NEB jurisdiction over access to municipal lands

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 12 2014

The Federal Court of Appeal denied leave to appeal from a National Energy Board (NEB) decision that federally regulated pipeline companies have the

Just in time for the holidays: the potentially costly gift of standing before the Alberta Utilities Commission

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 10 2014

In ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd v. Alberta (Utilities Commission) (ATCO Costs), the Alberta Court of Appeal considered the relationship between the