Recent Legislative and Regulatory Developments of Interest to Energy Lawyers
This article provides an overview of regulatory and legislative developments in Canada between June 2019 and April 2020. The authors reviewed decisions, regulations, policies, and federal and provincial legislation. Topics of note include a Canada (Minister of Citizenship and Immigration) v. Vavilov clarification on the standard of review, climate change-focused legislative change such as the passing of Bill C-69, market access challenges, Alberta Energy Regulator decisions and the review of the Alberta Energy Regulator, developments with respect to carbon tax legislation, changes to Aboriginal law, and updates to utilities and electricity regulation.
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