Meeting Materials

  • February 28, 2020

2019/20

February 21, 2020 - The intersection of water law and Indigenous rights.  

January 13, 2020 - 2019: Regulatory and Litigation Year in Review for Energy and Environmental Lawyers

November 4, 2019 - Alberta's Waste Regime in Light of teh Domtar Decision

October 7, 2019 - Alberta's new Reclamation Regulation

September 16, 2019 - A Win for Canada: The BCCA Confirms that BC Connot "Stymie" Trans Mountain

2018/19

June 3, 2019 - Regulatory Inspections and Investigations: What to do when the regulator knocks

May 6, 2019 - Expert Panels, Expert Evidence, and Endagered Species:  Lessons from the Teck Frontier Joint Review Panel Hearing

April 8, 2019 -  Insolvencies & the Energy Industry

February 4, 2019 - Methane Emissions: A Review of New Federal and Provincial Requirements

January 7, 2019 - Lessons from the Trenches

December 3, 2018 - Liability for Contaminated Sites in Alberta

November 5, 2018 - Clash of Carbon Regulations: Provincial Challenges of the Federal Climate Change Laws

October 1, 2018 - The Quashed TMX Approval: Scoping, CEAA Considerations and Whether EA Reports are In Fact Reviewable

September 17, 2018 - Into the Weeds: An Introduction to Cannabis Regulatory Issues

2017/18

June 4, 2018 - The New Federal Impact Assessment Act: Practical Implications for Proponents of Resource Project

May 7, 2018 - Cases that have Shaped Canadian Environmental Law

March 5, 2018 - Trends in Creative Sentencing in the Environmental Law Context

February 5, 2018 - Update on Recent Environmental Case Law and Regulatory Orders

January 16, 2018 - Environmental Issues Associated with Solar and Wind Energy Projects in Alberta

December 4, 2017 - If I Could Turn Back Time: Extending the Limitation Period in Contaminated Land Claims

November 6, 2017 - Volkswagen's Drive-By Crime: After the Diesel Scandal

September 11, 2017 - The Future of LNG Development in Canada: Market, Regulatory and Environmental Challenges

October 3, 2017 - Renewable Energy Policy in the European Union: Balancing Market, Environmental and Climate Change Considerations

2016/17

June 5, 2017 - Will the Tide Turn? The Environmental Implications of the Redwater Court of Appeal Division

May 4, 2017 - Integrating Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge and Administrative Tribunal Process: Differing Perspectives

April 10, 2017 - Out of Sight, Front of Mind? Foreign Judgments and Judicial Trailblazing - Garcia v. Tahoe Resources and Chevron Corp v. Yaiguaje

March 6, 2017 - Intergrated Resources Management Law - A Comparison of Approaches in New Zealand and Alberta

February 6, 2017 - Overlapping Environmental Jurisdiction for Federally-Regulated Projects in Canada: Walking a Fine Line

January 13, 2017 - The Renewable Electricity Act: Step One in the Transition of Alberta's Power Supply and Competitive Market

December 5, 2016 - International Investment Law and its Impact on Environmental Regulation in Canada

November 4, 2016 - Reforming CEAA, 2012: Principles and Possibilities

October 4, 2016 - An Update on Efforts to Project Species at Risk in Alberta

September 12, 2016 - Alberta wind energy update: will the flurry of new projects face a storm of opposition?


2015/16

June 6, 2016 - The Federal Environmental Assessment Process under CEAA: Where have we come from and where might we be going?

May 2, 2016 - Pipeline Safety Act: Overview and implications

April 7, 2016 - Time for Real Changes in Law? Perspectives on legislative amendments required to address the Liberals' concerns with federal environmental laws

February 12, 2016 - An Update on Current Regional Planning Initiatives and Environment Management Frameworks in Alberta

January 22, 2016 -Alberta's New GHC regime. Looks great in theory, but how will it be implemented?

December 7, 2015 - The Future of Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting in Alberta

October 26, 2015 - New Federal Liability and Financial Assurance Rules for Oil and Gas Operations, the Arctic and East Coast Offshor


2014/15

June 17, 2015 - Implications of the New NDP Government for Alberta's Environmental Policies

May 14, 2015 - Alberta's new Tailings Management Framework: Balancing risk and encouraging innovation in support of responsible energy development

April 13, 2015 - Ernst v. Encana Corporation case and the issue of Regulatory Negligence

March 2, 2015 - Federal Pipelines and the Regulation of the Environment: Legitimate Jurisdictional Overlap or Inter-jurisdictional Interference.

January 20, 2015 - Alberta's Wetland Policy from A to V*: Will Our Keystone Ecoystem Be Well Served? *Area to Value

November 13, 2014 - AER Update: Intervenor standing; Understanding regulatory appeals; Grand Rapids pipeline case study

October 6, 2014 - Implications of Recent Joint Review Panel Reports: Northern Gateway and Site C

September 8, 2014 - Recent Development in Species at Risk Law