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Reforming Environmental and Energy Reviews in Canada: A Post-Mortem on Bills C-68 and C-69

Date: 10-Oct-2019
Time: 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Location: Moot Court (1005) Lower

Bill C-69, the Trudeau government’s promised reform of the federal environmental assessment processes and the role of the National Energy Board was adopted in June 2019 after a long and sometimes bitter legislative struggle. Amendments to the Fisheries Act were adopted at the same time.

What does the legislation really achieve? Why is the Province of Alberta challenging the legislation?  Join us for a high informative discussion with four experts who were deeply involved in the development of Bills C-68 and C-69.    

 

Our Speakers (via videoconference) will include:

Anna Johnston, Counsel, West Coast Environmental Law - the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act Review

Nicole Duysk , Pembina Institute - the National Energy Board Review/Canadian Energy Regulator

Robert Gibson, Faculty of the Environment, University of Waterloo 

Martin Olszynski, University of Calgary Faculty of Law - the Fisheries Act review.