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Supreme Court of Canada Rules That NEB Can Fulfill the Duty to Consult

Canada - August 9 2017 On July 26, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released companion decisions that address the extent and manner in which regulatory agencies can

Alberta Utilities Commission Comments on Deemed and Actual Equity Ratios

Canada - August 3 2017 On November 30, 2016, ENMAX Power Corporation applied to the Alberta Utilities Commission (AUC) for approval of a deemed equity ratio of 37 per cent

Enforcing pet restrictions in condominiums

USA - June 29 2015 Many pet owners who have breached the pet restrictions in their condominium documents will go to great lengths to keep their pet when the condominium

Energy Storage Developments in Canada, the U.S. and Beyond in the Last Twelve Months

Canada, USA - July 27 2017 The topic of energy storage has been front and centre in the energy world in the past twelve months. As discussed previously (here and here), energy

Privacy breaches impact, notification and strategic plans

Canada - January 31 2011 Privacy protection has become a hot topic in recent years, due mainly to the ever-growing pervasiveness of new technologies and to the millions of individuals in North America who have found themselves victims of privacy breaches as a result

Recent Changes to Ontario’s Personal Health Information Protection Act

Canada - August 17 2017 There have been a number of new changes introduced with respect to Ontario's Personal Health Information Protection Act ("PHIPA"). The Ontario

The Cannabis Act and Residential Tenancies

Canada - August 16 2017 In April, the federal government introduced Bill C-45 (the "Cannabis Act"), which provides for the legalization of recreational marijuana in June

OEB Approves Natural Gas Community Expansion Projects

Canada - August 11 2017 Previously we wrote about a decision of the Ontario Energy Board in a generic proceeding (EB-2016-0004) that established a framework for the

OEB Approves Acquisition of Natural Gas Distribution System by EPCOR

Canada - August 10 2017 On August 3, 2017, the Ontario Energy Board issued its Decision and Order with respect to an application by Natural Resource Gas Limited (NRG) for

New Civil and Criminal Consequences for ‘Revenge Porn’

Canada - August 10 2017 There have been many cases in the media lately about 'revenge porn' or nonconsensual pornography - the explicit portrayal of an individual without