The new Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012, came into force on July 6, 2012. The Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, SC 1992, c 37 has been repealed.
As the official version of the Act has not been posted to the Department of Justice website, the public must, for now, refer to sections 52 to 63 and 66 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act (Bill C-38). We ...
On June 29th, 2012, the British Columbia Court of Appeal handed down its Reasons for Judgment in Friends of Davie Bay v. Province of British Columbia (EAO), 2012 BCCA 293. The case dealt with the interpretation of the term “production capacity” under BC’s Reviewable Projects Regulation and has important implications for project development in BC.
At issue was the ...
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