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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 ...

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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 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 ...

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www.canlii.org/en/nb/laws/stat/snb-1980-c-f-14.1/81285/

An Act to create policies and programs to maintain diversity of wildlife species at levels of appropriate abundance. Allows the government to make, by regulation, wildlife refuges and wildlife management areas. The province has the property rights in all ...

Category:Legislation

laws.justice.gc.ca/en/F-14/

The Fisheries Act deals with various aspects of protection of fish and their habitats, including provisions regarding fishing. Section 35 and 36 of the Act are two sections of the Act that are important in the environmental law context. Section 35(1) read ...

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

The Fisheries Act (PEI) applies to all fishers, aquaculturists, buyers, processors and pound operators engaged in the fishery in the province (s. 2). The Act is aimed at regulating, sustaining, and enhancing the fishing industry. Under the Act, the Minist ...

Category:Legislation

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

The Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act attempts to update and revise the law on fisheries; encourage, promote and implement programs that will sustain and improve the fishery, including aquaculture; service, develop and optimize the harvesting and proces ...

Category:Legislation

www.canlii.org/en/ca/laws/regu/sor-93-53/latest/sor-93-53.ht...

These Regulations provide information on variation of close times, fishing quotas, size, and weight limits of fish, on fishing for experimental, scientific, and educational purposes, for release of live fish, for authorization to alter fish habitat, and f ...

Category:Legislation

laws.justice.gc.ca/en/F-24/index.html

The Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act deals with the administration and development of certain fishing and recreational harbours in Canada.

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 ...

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www.gov.pe.ca/law/statutes/pdf/f-14.pdf

This Act charges the Minister of Environment, Energy and Forestry with the management, renewal and protection of forest lands in the province (section 3), provides for the development of a Forest Policy and places restrictions upon who may cut, harvest or ...

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

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

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, S.N.S. 1993, c. 5. The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act provides the public with an enforceable right of access to provincial government records. The Act also gives individuals a ...

Category:Legislation

gov.ns.ca/just/regulations/regs/foiregs.htm

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Regulations, N.S. Reg. 105/94. Regulations attached to the provincial Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act of Nova Scotia. The regulations outline how to apply for access to records (s. 3), ...

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