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Omnibus budgets bills that transformed Canada’s environmental laws visited by the Federal Court

The Federal Court issued its decision in Courtoreille v Governor General in Council 2014 FC 1244 on December 19th.  In this case, Chief Steve Courtoreille – on behalf of himself and the Mikisew Cree First Nation – sought relief for the federal government’s failure to consult prior to introducing the 2012 omnibus budget bills which made significant changes to Canada’s environmental laws (see our summaries… 430 more words


Dangerous Effects of Bill C-38

by Adrianne Tung, Alumni

Will Bill C-38 really bring destruction to Canada environmentally? Bill C-38 (also known as the “Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act”) sets out to Canada as an omnibus bill amending all types of pre-existing legislations. 459 more words

Global Issues

National Energy Board under fire after denying 920 Canadians requested status at Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion hearings

The National Energy Board’s selection process for participation in the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion hearings is being criticized for denying so many people the right to speak. 1,184 more words

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