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The impact of Quebec’s Bill 102 on the Watercourses Act

Monday, June 26, 2017 @ 9:07 AM | By Mylany David and Pierre-Luc Desgagné

Over the last years, the Quebec government has undertaken an extensive reform of the Environment Quality Act (hereafter the EQA), first in June 2015, by tabling the green paper to modernize the environmental authorization scheme under the EQA, followed by Bill 102 in June 2016. Titled “An Act to amend the Environment Quality Act to modernize the environmental authorization scheme and to amend other legislative provisions, in particular to reform the governance of the Green Fund,” Bill 102 was almost unanimously adopted by the National Assembly...