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ALSA Q&A – Further recommendations from the ELC? 1/14/2010 Question Will the Environmental Law Centre prepare a brief report on the current performance of the Land-use Framework, future considerations and recommendations for the Alberta government and Cabinet? Answer The Centre has been following the Land-use Framework initiative from its beginning, and we have...

Moving past the tipping point: Alberta’s new land use system   12/10/2009 On December 9, 2009, Cindy Chiasson presented a webinar on Alberta's new land-use system. In it, she reviewed this system and discussed the Land Use Framework, the newAlberta Land Stewardship Act (ALSA), and development of regional land...

Alberta’s changing land-use planning system 11/24/2009 Published in Wild Lands Advocate, October 2009 By Cindy Chiasson, Executive Director, Environmental Law Centre The Alberta government has moved closer to implementation of its new land use planning and management system in passing the Alberta Land Stewardship Act (ALSA) during the spring 2009 legislative session. The...

Vast control: New land use apparatus blankets Alberta and concentrates power in the provincial cabinet 8/4/2009 Published in Alberta Oil Magazine August-September 2009 By Cindy Chiasson, Executive Director, Environmental Law Centre Alberta’s proposed new system of land use planning and management moved closer to fruition with passage of the Alberta Land Stewardship...