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CANADIAN CHARTER OF RIGHTS AND FREEDOMS - Remedies for denial of rights - Procedural remedies - Damages

Friday, February 03, 2017 @ 2:17 PM  

Appeal by Ernst from a judgment of the Alberta Court of Appeal affirming a decision striking her claim against the Alberta Energy Regulator. Ernst owned land near Rosebud, Alberta. She opposed the activities of EnCana Corporation, which engaged in hydraulic fracturing and drilling close to her property. Ernst claimed that the Alberta Energy Regulator (Board), a quasi-judicial regulatory board, breached her right to freedom of expression under s. 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. She asserted that the Board had arbitrarily, and without...