The Constitutional Reference on Canada’s Impact Assessment Act: Why it Matters to CELA Clients

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.

Bill C-69 Part 1: Impact Assessment Act

Title: Bill C-69 Part 1: Impact Assessment Act Resource Type: Response to Consultation Content: 1256-CELA Submissions to ENEV re Bill C-69 # of Pages: 21 Date authored: March 29, 2019 Publication number: 1256 Author/s: Richard Lindgren Author Organization: CELA

Pipelines, Environmental Assessment and the Rule of Law

Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on September 14, 2018 The Federal Court of Appeal recently overturned the Government of Canada’s approval of Kinder Morgan’s proposal to triple the capacity of the Trans Mountain pipeline system that currently runs from Alberta to…

Climate Change – How do we move forward in Ontario – Federal

FRANCAIS Posted by Theresa McClenaghan, Executive Director and Counsel, CELA on July 26, 2018 I’ve prepared a series of four related blogs on the question: where do we go next on climate change action in Ontario? See the introductory blog, and the related blogs…

Canada’s Impact Assessment Act: Myth vs. Fact

FRANCAIS Posted by Richard D. Lindgren, CELA Counsel on July 23, 2018 In late June, Canada’s much-hyped Impact Assessment Act (IAA) received Third Reading in the House of Commons. The proposed law has now been referred to the Senate for review during the fall session. If…