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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 ...

Category:Publications

www.canlii.org/en/ns/nssc/doc/2004/2004nssc126/2004nssc126.h...

This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Fairmount Developments Inc. ("Fairmount") had a property interest in a contaminated site and had been involved in ongoing communications between the Department of Environment and Labour and other i ...

Category:Case Law

www.canlii.org/en/ns/laws/stat/sns-2000-c-3/51755/

The purpose of this Act is to protect farmers in Nova Scotia who are engaged in normal farm practices from being sued in nuisance or negligence.

Category:Legislation

www.canlii.org/en/nl/nlsctd/doc/2015/2015canlii56308/2015can...

This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Trial Division). Mr. Faulkner appealed a decision by the Eastern Newfoundland Regional Appeal Board, which had reviewed and upheld a decision by the City of Mount Pearl to issue a con ...

Category:Case Law

www.parl.gc.ca/information/library/PRBpubs/bp383-e.pdf

Johansen, David. Federal and Provincial Access to Information Legislation: An Overview. Ottawa : Parliamentary Research Branch, 2005. The paper provides an overview in chart form of federal and provincial access to information legislation. The chart exami ...

Category:Publications

www.canlii.org/en/ca/laws/stat/sc-2008-c-33/latest/sc-2008-c...

This Act empowers the federal government's “Federal Sustainable Development Strategy” and seeks to create goals and targets with respect to sustainable development in Canada.

Category:Legislation

laws.gnb.ca/en/showdoc/cs/F-14.1

This Act create policies and programs to maintain diversity of wildlife species in New Brunswick. Among other things, it enables the provincial government to create wildlife refuges and wildlife management areas, it regulates hunting, fishing, possession, ...

Category:Legislation

www.princeedwardisland.ca/sites/default/files/legislation/F-...

This Act governs the administration of fisheries inspection in PEI, and it outlines the powers and responsibilities of fisheries inspectors. It authorizes the establishment of related regulations, and it identifies penalties for violation of the ...

Category:Legislation

www.gov.pe.ca/law/statutes/pdf/f-13_01.pdf

This act governs aquaculture and other fisheries-related industries within the jurisdiction of the Government of Prince Edward Island.

Category:Legislation

www.canlii.org/en/nb/laws/stat/snb-2009-c-f-15.001/latest/sn...

This Act enables the Government of New Brunswick to regulate aquaculture operations in the province.

Category:Legislation

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

This Act revises the outstanding fisheries law and promotes programs to encourage the development of a sustainable fishery. It sets standards for aquaculture, harvesting, and fish processing, and expands the recreational fishery. It also outlines the requ ...

Category:Legislation

laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-93-53/

These federal Regulations under the Fisheries Act govern multiple aspects of the fisheries throughout Canada.

Category:Legislation

laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/F-24/

This federal Act governs the administration and development of fishing and recreational harbours at the federal level, including the powers of the Minister and the creation of regulations.

Category:Legislation

This Focus Area Report discusses the regulatory and management processes of aquaculture, introductions and transfers, and transgenics, and of the measures taken to minimize their impacts on wild salmon stocks. The salmon aquaculture industry in Atlantic C ...

Category:Publications

www.princeedwardisland.ca/en/legislation/forest-management-a...

This Act charges the Minister of Environment, Energy and Forestry with the management, renewal, and protection of forest lands on Prince Edward Island and creates various mechanisms through which the Minister can carry out their mandate.

Category:Legislation

nslegislature.ca/sites/default/files/legc/statutes/forests.h...

This Act details the structure and administration of forest management programs, along with requirements for buyers and developers of forest industries, with the overall goal of increasing forest health and industrial yield.

Category:Legislation

www.canlii.org/en/nl/nlsctd/doc/1993/1993canlii8387/1993canl...

This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland (Trial Division). Fracflow Consultants Inc. ("Fracflow") entered into a contract to conduct an environmental assessment of a property. Fracflow believed that it had contracted with an individual na ...

Category:Case Law

www.canlii.org/en/ns/nsca/doc/1999/1999canlii9/1999canlii9.h...

This case was heard in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. After legal proceedings between Pictou Landing First Nation and the Crown concerning contamination caused by an effluent treatment facility at Boat Harbour, Pictou County, the parties struck a Settl ...

Category:Case Law

www.canlii.org/en/ns/nsca/doc/1999/1999canlii971/1999canlii9...

This case was heard in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. After legal proceedings between Pictou Landing First Nation and the Crown concerning contamination caused by an effluent treatment facility at Boat Harbour, Pictou County, the parties struck a Settl ...

Category:Case Law

novascotia.ca/nse/dept/foipop.asp

Nova Scotia's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act is legislation that creates a right of public access to provincial government records.

Category:Legislation