Tag Archives: Supreme Court of Canada

Canada’s rising carbon tax and the supreme court

(April 1, 2023) The expansion of federal control over the economies of resource-rich provinces will ensure those provinces, and all Canadians, will lose out through escalating energy prices that increase the cost of living generally.

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Pipelines, the environment and the economy: Canada’s new impact assessment law

(December 11, 2018) Political speeches and media coverage of Canada’s new Impact Assessment Act in Bill C-69 has so far been largely based on government media releases, not analysis. Where are the journalists who have properly read the Act and … Continue reading

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Trans Mountain appeal: The Crown’s duty to consult First Nations (Part 2)

(November 21, 2018) The Federal Court of Appeal quashed the government approval of the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project for two reasons: the National Energy Board’s treatment of marine shipping effects and the Crown’s consultation with First Nations. Lawyer Andrew … Continue reading

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Appealing the Trans Mountain decision: The National Energy Board issues (Part 1)

The government cannot buy every proposed project faced with approval uncertainty, which is why it should appeal the Trans Mountain pipeline decision. Continue reading

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