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…

Draft Lists of Issues and draft Environmental Assessment Factors in the matter of Energy East Pipeline Ltd. 

Title: Comments on the draft Lists of Issues and draft Environmental Assessment Factors in the matter of Energy East Pipeline Ltd.  (File No. OF-Fac-Oil-E266-2014-01 02) Resource Type: Letter, Response to Consultation Content: DraftListofIssues # of Pages: 12 Date authored: May…

Modernizing the National Energy Board Using International Best Practices as a Benchmark for Regulator Reform

Title: Modernizing the National Energy Board Using International Best Practices as a Benchmark for Regulator Reform Resource Type: Report Content: 1106-Modernizing the NEB # of Pages: 34 Date authored: March 31, 2017 Publication number: 1106 Author/s: Kerrie Blaise Author Organization:…