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Canadian Environmental Legislative Update - Fourth quarter, 2003, by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt

Canadian Environmental Legislative Update - Third quarter, 2003, by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt

Canadian Environmental Legislative Update - Second quarter, 2003, by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt

Canadian Environmental Legislative Update - First quarter, 2003, by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt

A Guide to the Responsibilities of Corporate Directors in Canada, Third Edition, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, March 2000. See in particular Section III.5 Environmental Matters.

Did You Know?, by Environment Canada
“Protection of the Environment is a jurisdiction shared between the federal Parliament and the provincial legislatures.�

Doing Business in Canada - Environmental Law, by Steven Trumper, Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt, January 2000

How Far Can Search Warrants Go? by Doug Thomson, McCarthy Tétrault, June 1999
“An important decision concerning the permissible scope of search warrants under the Criminal Code was recently released by the Supreme Court of Canada.�

Summary of Environmental Law in North America, by the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC)
“The Commission for Environmental Cooperation ("CEC") created this summary of Environmental Law in North America (the "summary") to improve public access to the environmental law of the three parties to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), i.e. Canada, Mexico and the US. The summary is also designed to serve as a research tool for any person or organization interested in the environmental legislation of the three countries.�

Canadian Environmental Protection Act:

New Environmental Liabilities for Directors and Officers, by Doug Thomson, McCarthy Tétrault, November 1999
“Bill C - 32, the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA 1999) was given Royal Assent on September 14, 1999. The Act is expected to be proclaimed by April of 2000.�

The New Canadian Environmental Protection Act: The Environmental Protection Action, by Francois Grondin, McCarthy Tétrault, April 2000.
“On September 14, 1999, the Federal Government adopted new environmental framework legislation entitled the Act respecting pollution prevention and the protection of the environment and human health in order to contribute to sustainable development (the "Act").�

Environmental Assessment:

Cumulative Effects: What is Canada's Federal EA Standard? by Cynthia Findlay, McCarthy Tétrault, August 1999.
“A recent decision of the Federal Court of Canada (June 18, 1999, Mr. Justice M. Nadon) in Manitoba Future Forest Alliance v. Ministry of Environment et. al., may call into question the Canadian standard for defining and reviewing projects subject to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act ("CEAA").�

Federal EA "Cumulative Effects" Cases Start To Line Up, By Cynthia Findlay, McCarthy Tétrault, November 1999.
“The Federal Court of Appeal issued its decision in the Friends of the West Country Association (Rothstein, J. (Friends of the West Country Association v. Canada [1999] F.C.J. No. 1515) ("Sunpine") case on October 12, 1999. For better or for worse, with this decision the recent Federal Court decisions on the topic of cumulative effects are starting to line up.�

Projects with Transboundary Impacts - Be Prepared to do an Environmental Assessment, by Letha MacLachlan, Macleod Dixon, Vantage - Fall 1998 Environmental Law Bulletin.
“If you are planning a project that has the potential for significant adverse environmental impacts that will cross international boundaries, you may have to start planning for an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in relation to those impacts.�

Species at Risk Act:

Bill C-33: Species at Risk Act, by Neil Davie (Vancouver - Student), Stephanie Johnson (Montréal) and Jim Titerle (Vancouver), McCarthy Tétrault, May 2000

Bill C-33: Species at Risk Act - Part II, Implications for Business, by Stephanie Johnson and Jim Titerle, McCarthy Tétrault, June 2000



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