Canada needs an environmental assessment regime focused on positive impacts, not one that ignores even more projects and their environmental impacts.
Despite the fact that the Federal Court of Appeal quashed the decision in this instance, it also set up the conditions under which the federal government can approve the pipeline in the future.
The Federal Court of Appeal decision on Trans Mountain condemns a patronizing consultation process with First Nations. Can Trudeau correct that, and protect the B.C. coast?
C-69's top-line principles and commitments are laudable, but their execution falls short.
An ambitious and visionary redefinition of environmental impact assessment for Canada is urgently needed.
The Sipenkne'katik band's injunction request to stop Alton Gas from proceeding with the company's gas storage project was heard at the Halifax Federal Court last week.
The federal environment minister is sitting on a big decision. In the face of opposition from First Nations, she is charged with granting environmental approval for an LNG project on Lelu Island.
Ontario Power Generation's proposal to bury radioactive waste on the shores of Lake Huron has hit a roadblock, and it may create space for consideration of Ontario's commitment to nuclear power.
The Trudeau government's interim regulations for pipeline review processes are a good first step, but there are questions and fundamental issues that still need to be addressed.
The National Energy Board is taking it on the chin again in another critical audit of its performance as Canada's pipeline regulator by the federal commissioner of the environment.