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Supreme Court of Canada clarifies when regulatory bodies may be relied on to fulfill the Crown’s duty to consult Aboriginal peoples
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 15 2017

As the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) explained in Haida and Carrier Sekani, it is open to legislatures to empower regulatory bodies to play a role


Supreme Court of Canada Rules That NEB Can Fulfill the Duty to Consult
  • Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP
  • 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


Do Corporations have Duties to those Affected by their Subsidiaries’ Operations Overseas?
  • Volterra Fietta
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • August 9 2017

On 26 January 2017, the High Court of England and Wales dismissed claims brought by Nigerian claimants against UK-registered Royal Dutch Shell Plc


Making a constitutional case out of constructing pipelines
  • Dentons
  • Canada
  • August 8 2017

In recent years, one of the most significant challenges faced by major pipeline projects has been the constitutional question of whether governments


Conservation Authority Decisions on Development Proposals Owed Deference, Court of Appeal Holds
  • Lerners LLP
  • Canada
  • August 3 2017

The Court of Appeal for Ontario recently released a decision clarifying the appropriate standards of review applicable on appeal from a decision of


What Proponents Need to Know About the New SCC Decisions on Consultation of Indigenous Peoples
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2017

In Clyde River (Hamlet) v. Petroleum Geo-Services Inc. and its companion case Chippewas of the Thames First Nation v. Enbridge Pipelines Inc


Court of Appeal Upholds Limit On "Pay First, Dispute Later" Principle
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2017

In a recent decision in Talisman Energy Inc v Questerre Energy Corporation, 2017 ABCA 218 Talisman, the Alberta Court of Appeal upheld the decision


Supreme Court of Canada Clarifies the Duty to Consult for Projects Approved by Regulatory Tribunals
  • MLT Aikins LLP
  • Canada
  • July 28 2017

In two decisions arising from legal challenges by Indigenous communities against National Energy Board ("NEB") project approvals, the Supreme Court


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


SCC Confirms the Role of Regulatory Tribunals in Aboriginal Consultation
  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2017

On July 26, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released two decisions on the role of the National Energy Board (NEB) and other regulatory