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Inclusionary zoning framework approved in Toronto

Canada - November 12 2021 On November 9, 2021 the City of Toronto approved Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw amendments as well as draft Implementation Guidelines introducing…

B.C. Mandates Timelines for Oil and Gas Site Cleanups

Canada - June 13 2019 On May 31, 2019, the British Columbia Oil and Gas Commission (the "BC Commission") introduced mandatory timelines for oil and gas site cleanups. The…

Alberta Court of Appeal Grants Leave to Appeal Decision for Work Camp Permit Near Sour Gas Facilities

Canada - June 5 2019 In Canadian Natural Resources Limited v Municipal District of Greenview No 16 Subdivision and Development Appeal Board1, the Alberta Court of…

Alberta Repeals its Carbon Tax Legislation

Canada - June 4 2019 On June 3, 2019, Alberta's United Conservative Party government passed Bill 1 - An Act to Repeal the Carbon Tax (the Repeal Act). The Repeal Act…

OSC Seeking Public Comment on Reducing Unnecessary Regulatory Burden

Canada - January 15 2019 On January 14, 2019, the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) announced a public consultation campaign aimed at identifying ways to reduce unnecessary…

Alberta Court of Appeal Confirms that Evidence of a General Problem with Substance Abuse in the Workplace May Justify Random Testing

Canada - October 18 2017 Recently the Alberta Court of Appeal released its decision in Suncor Energy Inc. v Unifor Local 707A, 2017 ABCA 313, in which it dismissed an appeal…

Alberta Court of Appeal Protects Confidentiality of Alberta Energy Regulator’s ADR Process and Clarifies What Evidence can be Relied on When Seeking Permission to Appeal

Canada - March 3 2017 ​The Alberta Court of Appeal's decision in Bokenfohr v Pembina Pipeline Corporation, 2016 ABCA 382 provides an important reflection on admissibility…

Alberta Utilities Commission Rules on the Scope of Evidence required by First Nations and Métis on Notice of Constitutional Question and the AUC’s Jurisdiction to assess Crown Consultation

Canada - February 22 2017 ​In our previous blog we analyzed two judicial review decisions of the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench defining the scope of procedural fairness and…

Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench Confirms the Scope of Procedural Fairness and Evidence to Trigger Alberta Crown’s Duty to Consult in Resource Development Applications

Canada - February 21 2017 ​The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench recently issued two decisions, Métis Nation of Alberta Association Fort McMurray Local Council 1935 v. Alberta…

Alberta Court of Appeal Grants Intervener Status to Four Participants in Appeal of Re Redwater Energy Corp.

Canada - August 18 2016 The much-debated and closely-monitored Re Redwater Energy Corp. litigation (we previously posted about Bulletin 2016-10, Bulletin 2016-21, the…