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Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies Duty to Consult and Accommodate Indigenous Populations - Sets Out Roadmap for Project Proponents on How to Satisfy Duty

Canada - July 27 2017 The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously clarified several features of the Crown’s duty to consult with and accommodate indigenous populations…

Nadir André, Kent D. Howie, Miles Pittman, Alan Ross, Rick Williams

A New Oil and Gas Legal and Regulatory Framework for Québec

Canada - September 7 2018 ​ On September 5, 2018, the Government of Quebec confirmed the coming into force of the Petroleum Resources Act ("PRA") and published the final…

Alexandre Desjardins, Pascal de Guise, Bruce Lawrence, Alan Ross, Chidinma B. Thompson

Federal Government Signals Support For Indigenous Rights Declaration

Canada - May 12 2016 Canada’s Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould announced at the United Nations (“UN”), while attending the opening session of the Permanent Forum on…

Alan Ross

Designing Alberta's New Electricity Capacity Market: Work Begins but Much to be Done

Canada - January 24 2017 Earlier this month, members of BLG attended the Alberta Electric System Operator's (AESO's) first stakeholder engagement session in Calgary on the…

Kent D. Howie

Alberta Investor Tax Credit Opens for Business

Canada - January 16 2017 On December 15, 2016, the Government of Alberta ("Government") released guidelines providing details of the Alberta Investor Tax Credit ("AITC")…

Brad J. Pierce, Colin Poon, Michael Saliken