SASKATCHEWAN ASSOCIATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

SASKATCHEWAN ASSOCIATION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

Inform. Sustain. Advocate.
INFORM.
We provide education about environmental laws and raise awareness about legal issues that affect our environment.
SUSTAIN.
We believe in maintaining the environment for current and future generations.
ADVOCATE.
We strive to work with policy- and law-makers, as well as politicians, to help ensure that our province has the strongest, most effective laws in place to protect our environment.

Why We’re Here

We are a group of lawyers, students, and members of the general public who use the power of the law to protect our environment. With a focus primarily on Saskatchewan, we intend to educate the public about environmental law issues and encourage our government to uphold and put in place the most effective environmental laws.

LATEST ARTICLES

Litigating Greenhouse Gas Policy in Canada and the Limits of Justiciability: Misdzi Yikh, La Rose, and Mathur
SUMMARY   An article reviewing three recent case decisions dealing with the justiciability of climate litigation (justiciability is concerned with determining whether or not a legal...
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Saskatchewan Woodland Caribou Range Plan
SUMMARY   This article is about the caribou population in Saskatchewan and the relevant regulations, such as the Species at Risk Act (SARA), which are involved...
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INTRO 101: The Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2010
SUMMARY   This article covers the following topics on the Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2010: General overview Purpose Basic powers and responsibilities of the Minister...
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Do you like the write? Edit written work? Engage with politicians or the public? Whether you are a lawyer, student, or member of the general public, we are always looking for volunteers. If you are interested in our work, become a member! Click here to read more about volunteer opportunities.

 

CASE BRIEFS

Altius Royalty Corporation v Alberta, 2021 ABQB 3
Original Decision SUMMARY Altius Royalty Corporation, Genesee Royalty Limited Partnership, and Genesee Royalty GP Inc....
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Mathur v Ontario, 2020 ONSC 6918
Original Decision SUMMARY Several Ontario youths (the “Plaintiffs” or “Applicants”) have brought an application suing...
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La Rose v Canada, 2020 FC 1008
Original Decision SUMMARY The Plaintiffs sued the Attorney General of Canada for action and inaction...
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Urgenda Foundation v The State of the Netherlands, HA ZA 13-1396 (2015)
Original Decision SUMMARY The State of the Netherlands (Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment) has...
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Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2019 SKCA 40
Original Decision SUMMARY In response to the Government of Saskatchewan's (GOVSK) reference question regarding the...
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Castonguay Blasting Ltd. v Ontario (Environment), 2013 SCC 52
Original Decision SUMMARY Castonguay Blasting Ltd. as appellant ("C-A") is convicted of failing to report...
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