Here are some updates on previous blog posts compiled by Laura Bowman, Staff Counsel at the ELC:

  • The David Suzuki v. Minister of Fisheries and Oceans (Killer Whale protection) case is being appealed to the Federal Court of Appeal.
  • The Eastern Irrigation District approval for change of purpose is under appeal to the Environmental Appeals Board.
  • Bill C-469, An Act to establish a Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights, is still before the House Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, which has sought an extension.
  • Kelly #3, addressing the recent ERCB decision on costs is subject to a leave application at the Alberta Court of Appeal.




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