Environmental Rights

  The Environmental Law Centre is publishing a series of educational materials concerning legal rights related to environmental quality. This work is in support of enacting laws that will foster environmental quality for future generations of Albertans. The environment is worth protecting.  But, have you ever...

A case comment on the impact of Jordan in two recent environmental cases:  R. v. The Lake Louise Ski Area Ltd., 2017 ABPC 262 and R. v. HMTQ, Executive Flight Centre et al. BCPC File No: 25268   The Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in R. v Jordan...

A wrap-up from October 3rd Green Regs 'n' Ham Who landed in the penalty box?   Tackling a topic that is of increasing concern to Albertans was on the agenda for an early morning breakfast talk on Tuesday, October 3rd 2017. Government representatives, environmental lawyers, industry professionals, law...

There have been significant developments in climate change law and policy at both the provincial and federal level over the past couple of years. In Alberta, the Alberta Climate Leadership Plan has been adopted and several legislative changes have occurred as a result (if interested, see...

Access to Environmental Information The Environmental Law Centre is publishing a series of educational materials concerning legal rights related to environmental quality. This work is in support of enacting laws that will foster environmental quality for future generations of Albertans.   Information is power. To obtain information...

Substantive environmental rights are not overly common and there are no rights to environmental quality in Alberta or Canada for that matter. This environmental rights module canvasses some of key questions related to substantive environmental rights and identifies some approaches taken elsewhere....

Substantive environmental rights are not overly common and there are no rights to environmental quality in Alberta or Canada for that matter. This environmental rights module canvasses some of key questions related to substantive environmental rights and identifies some approaches taken elsewhere....