Unfair variations on the “polluter pays” theme?
The concept of “polluter pays” is rooted in the principle of fairness. According to the concept developers should be financially responsible for mitigating and remediating the environmental impacts of their projects, and therefore must be able to demonstrate in advance that...
The Implications of the Decision in Keewatin v. Minister of Natural Resources
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Keewatin v. Minister of Natural Resources 2011 ONSC 4801 – Case Summary
Introduction In a landmark 300+ page decision, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that the government of Ontario does not have the authority to interfere with harvesting rights of the Grassy Narrows First Nation under Treaty 3. Background Grassy...
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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Recent Developments of Importance in Environmental Law
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OEB Decision on Town of Essex and E.L.K. Energy Inc. on the Sale of Voting Shares will Have Implications for Local Distribution Companies
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Ontario Energy Board Decision on Town of Essex and E.L.K. Energy Inc.
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