Author: Environmental Law Centre

Should Canada Follow Trump’s Paris Agreement Withdrawal?: The Precautionary Principle will Guide Us   Written By: Jacob Marchel (Jacob Marchel has been a Student-at-Law with the ELC since October 2016. He has done research related to municipal brownfields, renewable micro-generation, and environmental access to justice) This blog is part...

Market-Based Instruments & the Alberta Land Stewardship Act   The ELC is publishing a series of four volumes concerning Market-Based Instruments & the Alberta Land Stewardship Act.  This work is to encourage the use of MBIs in a way that benefits the environment and to identify what...

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....

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....

MGA Review and Municipal Environmental Stewardship: You can still have your say   On November 22, 2016, the Government of Alberta continued its review and amendment process for the Municipal Government Act (MGA). Along with some amendments to Bill 21 made in committee the government indicated there...

January will see Alberta implement its Climate Leadership Plan and pursue a path for climate change mitigation and adaptation. At the same time, many legal, economic and political challenges remain. The Environmental Law Centre presents its 4th annual Breakfast 2016 Join the Environmental Law Centre for a discussion...

As part of our ongoing work on Market-Based Instruments, the Environmental Law Centre is pleased to introduce two new backgrounders to assist in understanding and implementing these tools. Property Law: Market-Based Instruments and the Alberta Land Stewardship Act Market-based instruments (MBIs) depend on the existence of...