Charles W. Bois

Partner | Vancouver

604.643.1224

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Charles Bois has a diverse practice that focuses on the oil and gas, energy, mining and natural resources, Aboriginal, environmental, commercial, and construction and infrastructure sectors. In addition to his legal experience, Charles has over 20 years of business experience in the natural gas industry, including senior management and consulting roles.

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019

In the just released 2019 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, 144 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country have been recognized for their expertise in 47 areas of law. This includes 6 lawyers who were awarded “Lawyer of the Year” in...

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Miller Thomson lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017

126 Miller Thomson lawyers from across the country and in numerous areas of law have been recognized for their expertise in the 2017 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. This result is up from 122 lawyers ranked last year....

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Charles Bois appointed Secretary Treasurer of British Columbia Environment Industry Association.

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Charles Bois elected to Board of Directors of Clean Energy Association of British Columbia.

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Charles Bois appointed Treasurer of CBA’s Administrative Law section (BC Branch).

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Owen Pawson and Charles Bois speak at Lorman’s seminar on “Fundamentals of Construction Contracts in British Columbia: Understanding the Issues”.

Owen presents “Project Delivery Models and Forms of Contract”. Charles presents “Common Issues During Construction Contract Performance”.

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Charles Bois speaks on “Analyzing Resource Revenue Sharing Models: Agreements Under IBA’s and Agreements with the Crown” at the Canadian Institute’s BC Aboriginal Consultation Conference.

Key updates on current resource revenue sharing models Resource revenue sharing details from government What is the formal position, process for negotiation and policy? Are there any success stories? What is the proponent’s responsibility, if any, in this? How does...

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Charles Bois speaks on “Water Regulations” at EPIC’s Understanding Environmental Regulations conference.

Applicable provincial legislation Sewer by-laws Water and wastewater Resource protection Pollution prevention Management strategies

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Charles Bois speaks at the Canadian Institute’s “Mine Feasibility & Project Implementation” Conference in Vancouver, November 23-24.

He will be speaking on “The Role of Sustainability and Earning Social License in Advancing Your Company’s Objectives: The Must-Have Competencies for Mining in Canada”. Please click here for more information about this conference.

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Charles Bois co-chairs Insight’s 8th Annual Energy Contracts conference in Calgary, September 20-21.

He will also be speaking on “Energy Purchase Agreements in British Columbia: Issues and Opportunities”.  Please click here for more information about this conference.

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Owen Pawson and Charles Bois speak at Lorman’s seminar on “Construction Documents in BC: Not the Same Old Thing!”.

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Impact Assessment: Changes & Implications for Major Projects – Vancouver

Miller Thomson is pleased to invite you to join us for a complimentary seminar on October 10, 2018. Presented by lawyers from our Environmental Law group, our panel discussion will focus on Canada’s proposed impact assessment (Bill C-69) and a selection of...

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Impact Assessment: Changes & Implications for Major Projects – Regina

Miller Thomson is pleased to invite you to join us for a complimentary seminar, followed by a reception on October 4, 2018 Presented by lawyers from our Environmental Law group, our panel discussion will focus on Canada’s proposed impact assessment...

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Impact Assessment: Changes & Implications for Major Projects – Edmonton

Miller Thomson is pleased to invite you to join us for a complimentary breakfast seminar on October 2, 2018. Presented by lawyers from our Environmental Law group, our panel discussion will focus on Canada’s proposed impact assessment (Bill C-69) and...

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Impact Assessment: Changes & Implications for Major Projects – Calgary

Miller Thomson is pleased to invite you to join us for a complimentary seminar, followed by a reception on October 2, 2018. Presented by lawyers from our Environmental Law group, our panel discussion will focus on Canada’s proposed impact assessment...

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Impact Assessment: Changes & Implications for Major Projects – Toronto

Miller Thomson is pleased to invite you to join us for a complimentary seminar, followed by a reception on September 25, 2018. Presented by lawyers from our Environmental Law group, our panel discussion will focus on Canada’s proposed impact assessment...

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Project Development: Environmental and Indigenous Considerations – Vancouver

Miller Thomson’s Environmental Law Group is joined by external industry experts to present a complimentary seminar on environmental and regulatory processes, and permitting and contract procurement. Please contact us at mt_vancouver@millerthomson.com for more information or to register.   Introduction by Keynote Speaker...

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Environmental Issues in Property Development

Presented by lawyers in our Environmental and Real Estate practice groups, our seminar covers: Regulatory Framework for Dealing with Contaminated Land Environmental Considerations in Property Transactions Managing Environmental Due Diligence Investigations Special Considerations with Gas Station Properties Time: 7:30 a.m....

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Environmental Issues in Property Development

Miller Thomson hosts a complimentary breakfast seminar.  Presented by lawyers in our Environmental and Real Estate practice groups, our seminar covers: Regulatory Framework for Dealing with Contaminated Land Environmental Considerations in Property Transactions Managing Environmental Due Diligence Investigation Special Considerations with Gas...

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Overview of the Regulatory Framework Regarding Water Usage and Disposal in Shale Gas Recovery

Teresa Meadows and Charles Bois present “An Overview of the Regulatory Framework Regarding Water Usage and Disposal in Shale Gas Recovery” at the Canadian Institute Conference, “Oil & Gas Water Management Strategies.”

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Green Buildings: Problems, Solutions & Opportunities

Miller Thomson presents a complimentary breakfast seminar on green building problems and contract issues. Topics include: Contracting for green buildings – drafting and negotiating design and construction contracts for sustainable buildings Lessons from the “green trenches” Carbon taxes, carbon credits...

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Environmental and Social Risk: Contractual and Project Financing Issues

Miller Thomson seminar, "Project Development - Environmental and Indigenous Considerations"

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BC Supreme Court: Province Cannot Surrender Statutorily-Imposed Environmental Assessment Obligations

Overview The British Columbia Supreme Court has declared that the Province cannot effectively “contract-out” of its environmental certification obligations on proposed energy projects without breaching its duty to consult with affected Aboriginal groups. In Coastal First Nations v. British Columbia...

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Environmental Issues in Property Development

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Charles Bois quoted in British Columbia Power Report 2014

POWER British Columbia

British Columbia (BC) has long enjoyed some of the lowest electricity costs in North America, but when in August 2013, a draft of the BC Rates Plan which proposed a 26% rate increase by 2016, was leaked, this was met...

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BC Contaminated Sites 101 and Consultants Liability

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Due Diligence in Buying Residential Property – Beware Leaking Oil Tanks

For most of us in today’s age of natural gas and electricity, we don’t often think about the implications of home heating oil tanks and the contamination that they can cause to residential properties.  For those who have bought or...

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Court of Appeal Rules that Provisions of the Builder’s Lien Act are Inapplicable to Certain Leasehold Interests in Federal Crown Lands

On February 25, 2011, the British Columbia Court of Appeal released its judgment in Vancouver International Airport Authority v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2011 BCCA 89.  The Court of Appeal held that sections 2, 15, 16, 21 and 31 of...

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Tougher Environmental Enforcement Measures Now In Place

On December 10, 2010 many sections of Canada’s Environmental Enforcement Act (“EEA”) came into force. The EEA amends the offence, sentencing, penalty, and enforcement provisions of nine federal environmental statutes in the following respects: Prescribing minimum fines; Increasing fines up...

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Report Indicates Canada Should Implement National Climate Policies Ahead of U.S.

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On January 25, 2011, the National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (“NRTEE”) released its report: Climate Prosperity- Parallel Paths: Canada- U.S. Climate Policy Choices.  The report explores both the economic and environmental implications of Canada harmonizing with...

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Consultation Process for Proposed Emissions Trading and Offsets Regulations

The British Columbia Ministry of Environment (the “Ministry”) is interested in establishing a regional emissions cap and trade system (the “System”) that includes carbon offsets, pursuant to the Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Cap and Trade) Act, S.B.C. 2008, c. 32 (the...

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Sammons Renewable Energy acquires Sorgent.e Hydro Canada

Counsel to Sammons Renewable Energy

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