Canada - October 29 2012 On October 24, 2012 the Government of Alberta introduced legislation to create a single regulator for upstream energy resource activities involving oil, gas, oilsands and coal.
Canada - December 8 2011 On December 1, the Alberta Utilities Commission released Decision 2011-468 in which it ruled that applications filed by the Alberta Electric System Operator and AltaLink to construct and operate the Fidler substation and related transmission lines near Pincher Creek, Alberta were deficient.
Canada - November 21 2011 The recent decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal in West Moberly First Nations v. British Columbia (Chief Inspector of Mines), 2011 BCCA 247 provides an example of how the decline of boreal caribou populations is increasingly linked with issues of Aboriginal consultation.
Canada - September 16 2011 On September 13, 2011 the Energy Resources and Conservation Board (“ERCB” or “Board”) released decision 2011 ABERCB 029, The City of Calgary Application Pursuant to Section 33 of the Pipeline Act for the Relocation of a Pipeline.
Canada - February 10 2011 On February 2, 2011 the Energy Resources Conservation Board released its decision in West Energy Ltd./Daylight Energy Ltd.'s Section 39 Review of Linda McGinn’s status under section 26 of the ERCA re Hearing of Application No. 1623169 Pembina Field.