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www.canlii.org/en/nb/nbqb/doc/2012/2012nbqb254/2012nbqb254.h...

This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). In the midst of an extended legal dispute between two defendants, Eastpre Feeds Ltd. and Marine Extract Ltd., and two branches of Irving Oil, the defendants asked the Court ...

Category:Case Law

www.canlii.org/en/ns/nssc/doc/2010/2010nssc461/2010nssc461.h...

This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. The Eco Awareness Society wished to apply for judicial review of a municipal decision that allowed the installation of wind turbines in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. An application for judicial review o ...

Category:Case Law

www.canlii.org/en/ca/fct/doc/2001/2001fct1164/2001fct1164.ht...

This case was heard in the Federal Court of Canada. The Ecology Action Centre (“EAC”) filed a motion requesting that its legal proceeding against the federal Crown be managed as a “specially managed proceeding,” and it also requested that the Court compe ...

Category:Case Law

www.canlii.org/en/ca/fct/doc/2002/2002fct1309/2002fct1309.ht...

This case was heard in the Federal Court of Canada. After a Prothonotary struck seven affidavits that the Ecology Action Centre (“EAC”) had filed in support of its application for judicial review, the EAC appealed the Prothonotary’s decision. The Court h ...

Category:Case Law

www.canlii.org/en/ca/fct/doc/2004/2004fc1087/2004fc1087.html

This case was heard in the Federal Court of Canada. The Ecology Action Centre (“EAC”) applied for judicial review of a Variation Order that had been issued by the Regional Director-General of the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans. The Variation ...

Category:Case Law

www.canlii.org/en/ca/fca/doc/2016/2016fca258/2016fca258.html

This case was heard in the Federal Court of Appeal. The federal Ministers of Environment and Health issued two Ministerial decisions approving the production of genetically-modified salmon eggs at a production facility in Prince Edward Island. The Ecolog ...

Category:Case Law

www.canlii.org/en/ca/fct/doc/2015/2015fc1412/2015fc1412.html

This case was heard in the Federal Court of Canada. The federal Ministers of Environment and Health issued two Ministerial decisions approving the production of genetically-modified salmon eggs at a production facility in Prince Edward Island. The Ecolog ...

Category:Case Law

www.canlii.org/en/ca/scc-l/doc/2008/2008canlii18967/2008canl...

This application for leave to appeal was considered by the Supreme Court of Canada. Mr. Cousins purchased a property that had been previously been used as a service station. At the time of the purchase, Mr. Cousins understood that there could be some hyd ...

Category:Case Law

www.canlii.org/en/nb/nbqb/doc/1998/1998canlii9813/1998canlii...

This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). After Repap New Brunswick Inc. (“Repap”) secured approval to construct and operate an industrial waste disposal site in an area within the Miramichi River basin, Eel Ground ...

Category:Case Law

nslegislature.ca/legc/bills/59th_1st/3rd_read/b087.htm

This Act governs the creation, sale, distribution, and supervision of electricity and electricity providers in the province of Nova Scotia. 

Category:Legislation

www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/legc/statutes/endspec.htm

This Act exists to protect, designate, recover, and conserve species at risk in Nova Scotia. It also seeks to protect their habitats.

Category:Legislation

nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/legc/statutes/energy_m....

This Act governs the creation and use of energy resources with the goal of promoting conservation and preventing waste.

Category:Legislation

nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/legc/statutes/environme...

The Environment Act is Nova Scotia's primary piece of environmental legislation, and it establishes mechanisms for the governance of many environmental matters that are under provincial government control.   

Category:Legislation

novascotia.ca/just/regulations/regs/envactiv.htm

These Regulations specify the types of activities controlled by the Environment Act that must be performed in accordance with specifications, including the need to obtain approval, the need to notify government bodies of activities, and appropriate q ...

Category:Legislation

www.canlii.org/en/nl/laws/regu/nlr-54-03/latest/nlr-54-03.ht...

These Regulations, created under Newfoundland and Labrador's Environmental Protection Act, detail the creation and responsibility of environmental assessment committees, the guidelines for the creation of environmental impact assessments, and the tim ...

Category:Legislation

www.ecolex.org/details/legislation/environmental-assessment-...

These Nova Scotia regulations are made under section 49 of the Environmental Act (S.N.S. 1994-95, c. 1), and along with that act provide a framework for environmental assessment to be administered by the Environmental Assessment Administrator as described ...

Category:Legislation

nslegislature.ca/legc/statutes/environmental%20goals%20and%2...

Environmental Goals and Sustainable Prosperity Act, S.N.S. 2007, c. 7 An un-enforceable Provincial law stating various environmental objectives to be met by the year 2020. The Act aims at achieving economic growth along with environmental sustainability b ...

Category:Nova Scotia

www.canlii.org/en/nb/laws/regu/nb-reg-87-83/latest/nb-reg-87...

These Regulations, created under New Brunswick's Clean Environment Act, detail the activities and projects that trigger obligations under the Act, along with the rules with which regulated industries are to comply. The activities and industries affec ...

Category:Legislation

A review of recent cases that deal with challenging discretionary decisions the Minister/Regulator has authority to make under the environmental law and regulatory framework within Atlantic Canada. This paper focuses on the province of Nova Scotia.

Category:Publications

www.worldcat.org/oclc/52703720

Lucas, Alastair R., William A. Tilleman, and Elaine L. Hughes. Environmental Law and Policy. Toronto: Emond Montgomery Publications, 2003

Category:Publications