Sarah D. Hansen

Partner | Vancouver

604.643.1273

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Sarah Hansen has experience and expertise in environmental and aboriginal law, including contaminated site litigation. In her practice, she represents clients in complex commercial litigation matters relating to environmental matters and focusing on regulatory and administrative law, extra-provincial regulatory regimes, industry standards, sustainable energy practices, climate change and environmental compliance issues.

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Sarah Hansen, Troy McEachren and Kristina Shaw named 2018 Zenith Award winners

Miller Thomson Partners Sarah Hansen, Troy McEachren and Kristina Shaw are recipients of the 2018 Lexpert Zenith Awards celebrating Mid-Career Excellence. The Zenith Awards recognize lawyers across the country who excel in their area of law and in social responsibility....

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Success at Federal Court of Appeal

In Reynold Dickie v. Her Majesty to Queen (2012 TCC 242), the Tax Court of Canada ruled that income from Mr. Dickie’s sole proprietorship was business income earned by an Indian under the Indian Act that is situate on reserve,...

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Miller Thomson lawyers obtain $90,000 award in Tax Court of Canada.

Sarah Hansen and Kelsey Thompson of Miller Thomson Vancouver and co-counsel Robert Janes of JFK Law Corporation successfully obtained a $90,000 lump sum cost award representing 60% of the client’s solicitor and client costs that far exceeded the tariff rate...

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Miller Thomson Successful on Appeal of Reassessment of Tax under the Income Tax Act for an Aboriginal Business on Reserve.

Sarah Hansen, Partner at Miller Thomson’s Vancouver office, and co-counsel Robert Janes of Janes Freedman Kyle Law Corporation, successfully appealed a reassessment that business income earned by an Indian under the Indian Act that is situated on reserve is exempt...

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Sarah Hansen speaks on Indigenous Laws & the Future of Environmental Assessments

Sarah Hansen is a speaker at the CBA (BC Branch) Environmental Law & Aboriginal Law-Vancouver Joint Section Meeting. The discussion will focus on experiences, perspectives, and lessons learned on indigenous-led independent environmental assessment processes.

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Agribusiness lawyers host Legal & Regulatory Review forum

Wendy Baker, Sarah Hansen, and John Tidball host the “Annual Legal and Regulatory Review” session at the Agri-Energy and Waste Management Forum in Abbotsford.

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Tony Crossman and Sarah Hansen present “Monitoring GHG Emissions in BC” at Insight’s Environmental Law in BC conference.

  An update on GHG emissions regulation in BC How do air emissions regulations affect oil and gas exploration companies in BC? A review of regional air emission initiatives, including the proposed Greater Vancouver odour management bylaw Do’s and don’ts...

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Sarah Hansen speaks on “The Latest Developments in First Nation Taxation” at PBLI’s Aboriginal Law Conference.

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Sarah Hansen speaks on “Environmental Case Updates” at the Environmental Managers Association of BC 2012 Workshop.

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Tony Crossman and Sarah Hansen co-chair CLEBC’s course on “Environmental Law: Managing Risk”.

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Tony Crossman and Sarah Hansen speak on “Winning Advocacy Skills: Tips and Techniques for Appearing Before an Administrative Tribunal” at the CBA’s Canadian Legal Conference & Expo.

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Sarah Hansen moderates a panel at the Environmental Managers’ Association of BC’s workshop on “Managing Moving Targets: Evolving Legislation and Migrating Contamination”.

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Sarah Hansen speaks on “Environmental Assessment” at EPIC’s Understanding Environmental Regulations conference.

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Act Assessment triggers Inclusions and exclusions The Provincial EA Process Applications for projects

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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 Agriculture

Miller Thomson presents “Environmental Issues in Agriculture.” This seminar covers: Manure Law: Regulatory Control over Nutrient Management Provincial governments across Canada have enacted regulatory schemes to control the storage and management of manures and other nutrients, in an attempt to...

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Off-Site Contamination: A Primer for Developers and Landowners

Miller Thomson Vancouver presents a lunch seminar with NEXT Environmental.  Topics on the agenda: Requirements for Development Permits when contamination has migrated onto City of Vancouver property Regulatory requirements for flow-through contamination Contamination underlying city streets Liability for off-site contamination and...

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Responding to Environmental Inspections and Incident Investigations

Miller Thomson hosts an Environmental Law breakfast seminar with topics including: Inspections vs. investigations: what’s the difference and why does it matter? Understanding your duties during the regulator’s visit Best practices for preparing and responding to regulators while on-site Click...

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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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Climate Change Roundtable

Miller Thomson’s Vancouver Environmental Group presents a Climate Change Round table featuring guest speakers: Tim Lesiuk, Executive Director of the BC Climate Action Secretariat Scott MacDonald, CEO of the Pacific Carbon Trust

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The Vancouver Office hosts a “CleanTech, Green Energy & Environmental Update” seminar on November 18.

Our keynote speaker is Paul Kluckner, Environment Canada’s Regional Director General for the Pacific and Yukon region.  Other topics on the agenda include: CleanTech Opportunities Environmental Update Independent Power Producers and Wind Farm Opportunities Regulation of Renewable Energy and BC’s...

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Miller Thomson is hosting a seminar on “Understanding Aboriginal & Environmental Issues in Project Development” on Nov. 13 in Vancouver.

Topics on the agenda: Aboriginal Consultation Impact Benefit Agreements Traditional Ecological Knowledge in the Consultation Process Environmental Issues  

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Indigenous Laws and Perspectives in Environmental Assessments

Environmental Law & Aboriginal Law-Vancouver Joint Section Meeting, CBA (BC Branch)

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Review of Federal Environmental Assessment and Regulatory Processes

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

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Environmental Issues in Property Development

Miller Thomson seminar

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Annual Legal and Regulatory Review

Agri-Energy and Waste Management Forum, Pacific Agriculture Tradeshow

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SCC Ruling on Aboriginal Title: Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44 and Significant Changes to the Legal Landscape

On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) released its landmark decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia. At the heart of this decision, the SCC was confronted with the question of Aboriginal title and what constitutes a...

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Regulating Greenhouse Gas Emissions in BC

Miller Thomson seminar: Environmental Issues in Agriculture

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BC Contaminated Sites 101 and Consultants Liability

Miller Thomson seminar

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GHG Emission Regulation in BC

Insight conference: Environmental Law in BC

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Environmental Update – Case Law and Tribunal Decisions

Miller Thomson Seminar - Off-site Contamination: A Primer for Landowners and Developers

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R. v. Dickie – Income Earned on Reserve

PBLI Conference: The Latest Developments in First Nation Taxation

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