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Tuesday, August 29, 2017 @ 08:38 AM

OIL AND GAS - Conservation and licensing - Federal regulation - National Energy Board - Pipelines - Intra-provincial

Appeal by Sawyer from a decision of the National Energy Board (Board) determining that it had no jurisdiction over a proposed gas pipeline. ... [read more]

Monday, August 28, 2017 @ 12:08 PM

Gray joins Gowling WLG's Calgary office

Gowling WLG announces that Alison Gray, a widely respected commercial litigator, has joined the firm as a partner. Gray will be based in the firm’s Calgary office. ... [read more]

Tuesday, August 22, 2017 @ 02:28 PM

Langen joins Stikeman Elliott's Calgary energy group as partner

Stikeman Elliott's Calgary office announces Dennis Langen has joined the firm's energy group as a partner. An energy regulatory lawyer and a professional engineer, Langen rejoins Stikeman after several years practising with another international law firm in Calgary. ... [read more]

Monday, August 21, 2017 @ 01:35 PM

Kapoor new energy partner with Dentons' Singapore firm

Dentons Rodyk & Davidson LLP, part of the world’s largest law firm, Dentons, announces that Kunal Kapoor has joined the Singapore firm as a partner in the energy, infrastructure and project finance group. Kapoor joins from Ashurst LLP and prior to this, Kappor was with Ince & Co. ... [read more]

Friday, August 18, 2017 @ 03:09 PM

Nunavut sound to become Canada's largest protected area Signa Daum Shanks

The federal government is making a Nunavut sound the largest protected area in the country. ... [read more]

Wednesday, August 09, 2017 @ 09:35 AM

A tale of two consultations: Top court bolsters Indigenous rights | Richard Pound

Recently there were two “companion” cases in which the Supreme Court of Canada considered whether the constitutional duty on the part of the Crown to consult with Aboriginal groups whose Aboriginal property and other rights might be infringed or affected by proposed usage, in these cases, of acknowledged or treaty rights, had been adequately discharged. In unanimous judgments, issued on the same day, the court held that in Chippewas of the Thames First Nation v. Enbridge Pipelines Inc. 2017 SCC 41, the duty to consult was adequately discharged, whereas in the case of  Clyde River (Hamlet) v. Petroleum Geo-Services Inc. 2017 SCC 40, it was not. ... [read more]

Thursday, August 03, 2017 @ 07:07 AM

Suit against environment minister won’t be dropped until report on caribou released

A recently released government action plan on the woodland caribou is not enough for the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society to drop its legal action against Environment Minister Catherine McKenna. ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 @ 02:06 PM

ABORIGINAL LANDS - Aboriginal and treaty rights - Duties of the Crown - Fair dealing and reconciliation - Consultation and accommodation

Appeal by the Chippewas of the Thames First Nation (Chippewas) from a judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal affirming a decision of the National Energy Board (NEB). ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 @ 01:58 PM

ABORIGINAL TREATY RIGHTS - Duties of the Crown - Fair dealing and reconciliation - Consultation and accommodation

Appeal by the Hamlet of Clyde River, the Nammautaq Hunters & Trappers Organization and Natanine, former mayor of Clyde River, from a judgment of the Federal Court of Appeal affirming a decision of the National Energy Board (NEB). ... [read more]

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 @ 11:54 AM

Bennett Jones backs effort to raise Avro Arrow models from lake

Bennett Jones LLP is the pro bono counsel to the Raising the Avro Arrow project, whose goal is the search and recovery of nine Avro Arrow free-flight models launched over Lake Ontario in a series of tests from 1954-57. ... [read more]