Richard Lindgren summarizes CELA's involvement in a constitutional reference case on Canada's new Impact Assessment Act in the Alberta Court of Appeal. He also explains the new IAA, and the environmental assessment regime that it replaces.
Theresa McClenaghan gives evidence about CELA's experience, expertise, and interest in the Impact Assessment Act, and CELA's ability to be helpful to the Court.
CELA Counsel Rick Lindgren looks ahead to environmental law matters that litigators and legislators can expect in 2020.
Considerable public and political debate continues to accompany the Impact Assessment Act, which was enacted by Parliament in June 2019 as part of the omnibus Bill C-69.
Oral submission of Kerrie Blaise, CELA Counsel to Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission regarding CNSC Licence Renewal (Ref. 2019-H-03). Download submission here: WhiteshellDecommissioning
Download 58-page slide deck here: Castrilli-EA-ToolkitWksp-2019