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Tuesday, October 3, 2017 University of Calgary Downtown Campus 910 8 Ave. SW, Calgary 7:00 a.m. Registration and breakfast buffet 7:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction 7:45 a.m. Panel discussion 9:00 a.m. Wrap up, Coffee and Networking   [btnsx id="19487"]     When we think hockey fights, we think instigators, enforcers, refs, and penalties. When we think...

Tuesday, October 3, 2017 University of Calgary Downtown Campus 910 8 Ave. SW, Calgary 7:00 a.m. Registration and breakfast buffet 7:30 a.m. Welcome and Introduction 7:45 a.m. Panel discussion 9:00 a.m. Wrap up, Coffee and Networking From orphaned well sites to former creosote plants, municipalities face multiple challenges, legal, financial and...

Public Impact on Climate Change Law and Policy   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...

Methane Reduction under the Climate Change Leadership Plan The ELC releases its latest paper in the Climate Change Legal Roadmap series: Methane Reduction under the Climate Change Leadership Plan   This blog is part of the Environmental Law Centre’s blog series exploring climate change law in Canada. This blog...

Supreme Court of Canada issues two decisions on Indigenous Consultation and the National Energy Board   This blog is part of the Environmental Law Centre’s blog series exploring climate change law in Canada. This blog series provides updates on climate change law developments and includes insights from our...

Federal Government Discussion Paper on the Reviews Federal Response to the Environmental Assessment, the National Energy Board, the Navigation Protection Act and Fisheries Act Reviews   The Government of Canada is currently reviewing several federal environmental and regulatory processes (see here): federal environmental assessment processes; the National Energy Board (the “NEB”); the...

Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan: An Update on Law and Policy Developments   Over the past 18 months we have seen a rapidly changing law and policy landscape for climate change mitigation in Alberta. The Climate Leadership Plan Changes began in November 2015 with the release of the long anticipated Climate...

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...

Climate Change Blog Series: Federal Government releases its Technical Paper on the Carbon Pricing Backstop   This blog is part of the Environmental Law Centre’s blog series exploring climate change law in Canada. This blog series provides updates on climate change law developments and includes insights from our...

Highlights of Federal Environmental Legislation Reviews: Reports released for the Environmental Assessment, the National Energy Board, the Navigation Protection Act and Fisheries Act Reviews   The Government of Canada is currently reviewing several federal environmental and regulatory processes (see here). These include reviews of: federal environmental assessment processes; ...

Supreme Court of Canada issues Decision in Jessica Ernst’s Claim for Charter Damages   On January 13th, in Ernst v. Alberta Energy Regulator, the Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision regarding Jessica Ernst’s claim for damages pursuant to s. 24(1) of the Charter. Ernst alleges that...

Climate Change Blog Series: Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change   This is the fifteenth post in the Environmental Law Centre’s blog series exploring climate change law in Canada. This blog series provides updates on climate change law developments and includes insights from our related law...