February 7, 2013 – Paul Manning is a panelist on Major Projects and the Duty to Consult in the Aboriginal Law session of the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2013. The Institute takes place at Westin Harbour Castle Conference Centre, 2 Harbour Square, … Continue reading
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Paul Manning, principal at Manning Environmental Law, and Margaret Buist, Director General, Lands and Environmental Management, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will speak at Insight’s 6th Annual Aboriginal Energy Forum on 6th December, 2012. In their session Implications of Amendments to the Environmental Assessment … Continue reading
September 24, 2012 – BC Court of Appeal confirms municipalities’ exemption from constitutional duty to consult Aboriginal peoples.
British Columbia’s Court of Appeal has endorsed a significant loophole in the constitutional duty to consult Aboriginal peoples by confirming that the grant of powers to municipalities by provinces does not automatically carry with it the power and duty to consult. … Continue reading
Applications are being accepted until November 17, 2012 for community-based environmental projects that remediate or restore the environment, foster spills preparedness or provide research and education in watersheds where environmental violations have occurred. The funding comes through the Ontario Community … Continue reading
Ontario’s Feed-in Tariff program and documentation have been substantially revised. There are significant advantages for Aboriginal Communities under FIT 2.0. I will be speaking this Friday at SSX ONTARIO: Solar Summit & eXpo! on the opportunities and challenges of partnering … Continue reading
In our post dated June 27, 2012: Canada’s Federal Budget: Sensible Streamlining or Unwarranted Removal of Environmental Protection we discuss the implications of the recent federal budget bill for environmental protection in Canada. Aboriginal groups are among several who have … Continue reading