Over the past 14 months, the Federal Government has been working to review environmental and regulatory processes and to rebuild public trust in these systems. Our posts of June 26, 2016 and April 7, 2017 discuss the Federal Government’s proposed scope of the review and highlight the recommendations provided by an expert panel with respect to the review. The review ...
On June 20, 2016 the Government of Canada announced its review of several environmental and regulatory processes. The review will focus on three areas:
- the federal Environmental Assessment process, which was revised in 2012 by the Conservative government,
- modernization of the National Energy Board, and
Lawson Lundell's Project Law Blog focuses on updating proponents on issues emerging in the law and policy that applies to the development of major projects in Canada. The focus of the blog is on matters relating to environmental assessment and compliance, regulatory matters and Indigenous consultation.