On March 13, 2012, the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development issued recommendations for improving the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA) process (click on Print Format for the complete report).
The recommendations focus on:
- improving timeliness;
- decreasing duplication with provincial processes;
- improving aboriginal ...
Québec's Plan Nord, which is to be officially launched shortly, provides for the development of Québec's territory north of the 49th parallel over a 25-year time horizon. Sustainable development is an essential component of Plan Nord, and approximately 50% of the territory will be excluded from all industrial activity under the terms and conditions that are expected be ...
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.