Author: Adam Driedzic

South Saskatchewan Plan Avoids the Hard Choices In September 2014 the Government of Alberta released the first South Saskatchewan Regional Plan (SSRP) made under the Alberta Land Stewardship Act (ALSA). On January 17, 2015 I was honored to present some thoughts on the implications of the SSRP...

BC court favors environmental groups, but “public interest standing” remains out of reach. In Gagne v. Sharpe a denial of standing by the BC Environmental Appeals Board was found to involve unfair process, unnecessary requirements and impossible evidentiary standards. This decision is significant to environmental advocates in Alberta as similar hurdles to standing...

“There’s no God-given right to mud-boggers” (Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, Nanton News, May 13, 2013) May long weekend is here:  begin the bush parties, litter, trucks in the river. . .  I wish I could find last year’s Sustainable Resource Development blog post about the...