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The Crown’s duty to consult and accommodate - 3 upcoming cases at the SCC to watch

Canada - March 29 2016 Earlier this month, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) granted leave to appeal in three cases that concern important aspects of the Crown’s duty to…

Stephanie Axmann

ERT Allows Another Appeal of a Wind Farm Approval

Canada - March 2 2016 The Environmental Review Tribunal (“ERT” or “Tribunal”) has granted an appeal of a Renewable Energy Approval (“REA”) issued to wpd White Pines Wind…

Joanna Rosengarten

Indigenous Implications of Bills C-69 and C-68 - Worth a Second Look

Canada - September 19 2019 On August 28, 2019, Canada’s new federal environmental legislation under Bill C-69 (including the Impact Assessment Act (IAA), Canadian Energy…

Stephanie Axmann

Mining in the courts - year in review vol. V

Canada - 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…

Aidan L. Cameron, Sean F. Collins, Paul Davis, Shane C. D'Souza, David I.W. Hamer, Nicholas R. Hughes, Miranda Lam, Selina Lee-Andersen, Walker W. MacLeod, Andrew Matheson, Shea T. Small, Rene Sorell

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) in Canada - Implementation Status Update

Canada - August 8 2017 It has been over a year since the federal government announced at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues that Canada was now a full and…

Stephanie Axmann, Selina Lee-Andersen