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The Government of New Brunswick, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Government of Nova Scotia, and the Government of Prince Edward Island agree to cooperate on the development of the aquaculture sector. The Parties seek to promote sustainabl ...

Rogers, Ian MacFee. Canadian law of planning and zoning. Toronto: Carswell, 2005.

Makuch, Stanley M., Neil Craik, and Leisk Signe B. Canadian Municipal and Planning Law. Toronto: Thomson Carswell, 2004.

Epstein, Howard. Cases and materials in land use & land use planning law. Halifax: Dalhousie University, Faculty of Law, 2009.

Lucas, Alastair R., William A. Tilleman, and Elaine L. Hughes. Environmental Law and Policy. Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications, 2003. Chapter Thirteen - Municipal and Land Use Planning

Waves and storms along the shorelines can result in erosion. Landowners often install a riprap or a retaining wall, but these often result in a localized solution that accelerates the erosion on other areas of the beach. The structures prevent the natural ...

The Local Government Resource Handbook guides municipalities on various issues such as finance, administration, planning and development, human resources, and strategic management.

This is a map produced by NS Environment that shows the Wilderness Areas, Nature Reserves, and Canadian Heritage Rivers within the province of Nova Scotia.

This is a presentation for the 2010 ECELAW Summary Series by Derek Simon on Protected Areas. It covers jurisdiction over protected areas (provincial, federal, and aboriginal), provincial and federal management, and which protection option is best.

This document summarizes the Wilderness Areas Protection Act. This 1998 Act provides a framework to establish, protect and manage wilderness areas. The objectives of this Act are to protect natural processes, biological diversity and outstanding natural f ...

This is a presentation by the Halifax Regional Municipality on the Sea Level Rise Adaptation Planning for Halifax Harbour. The presentation includes points on the rationale and objective, the project plan, key findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Cl ...

This article discusses the extent of municipal jurisdiction over environmental matters. It looks at whether there exist municipal powers that could advance the sustainability goals of the federal and provincial governments. For the most part it is the fed ...




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