Environmental Law & Policy

Call for Members: Quantifying the Impacts of Air Quality on Human Health in Alberta Ad Hoc Group, CASA

Initiative: 
Quantifying the Impacts of Air Quality on Human Health in Alberta Ad Hoc Group
Position: 
NGO Member
Application Deadline: 
14 Oct 2020

The Clean Air Strategic Alliance is seeking sectoral representatives to serve on an Ad Hoc Group to discuss Quantifying the Impacts of Air Quality on Human Health in Alberta. Please see the attached document for full details. Apologies for not forwarding this opportunity to the full caucus earlier. Read more about Call for Members: Quantifying the Impacts of Air Quality on Human Health in Alberta Ad Hoc Group, CASA

Call for Members: CAAQS Achievement Project Team, CASA

Initiative: 
CAAQS Achievement Project Team
Position: 
NGO Members
Application Deadline: 
13 Oct 2020

The Clean Air Strategic Alliance is seeking two ENGO representatives to serve on the Approaches and Solutions for CAAQS Achievement in Alberta Project Team. Please see the email quoted below, and the attached documents for full details. Read more about Call for Members: CAAQS Achievement Project Team, CASA

Issue Brief: Green Stimulus & a Just Recovery

The global COVID-19 pandemic has precipitated an economic downturn that has governments across Canada and around the world set to make huge investments in stimulus and recovery spending. Many are viewing this as a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to invest in a just and sustainable green economy. Read more about Issue Brief: Green Stimulus & a Just Recovery

Feds reinforce commitment to green economic recovery

Pembina Institute reacts to throne speech and PM’s address to nation

OTTAWA — Isabelle Turcotte, director of federal policy at the Pembina Institute, made the following statement in response to the speech from the throne and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s address to the nation: Read more about Feds reinforce commitment to green economic recovery

Road to the Supreme Court of Canada: Our climate future on the line

Sep 14 2020 - 1:00pm

From Ecojustice:

Go behind-the-scenes with the Ecojustice lawyers preparing for a Supreme Court of Canada hearing that will decide the fate of the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act — and climate action in Canada.

On September 22 and 23, the SCC will hear cases brought by the Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta governments challenging the constitutionality of the federal government’s carbon pricing legislation. Read more about Road to the Supreme Court of Canada: Our climate future on the line

Issue Brief: Vista coal mine expansion

Updated: September 3, 2020

The Coalspur Vista mine is one of the largest thermal coal mines in Canada, and the proposed expansion could almost triple its capacity. Environment Minister Jonathan Wilkinson declined in December 2019 to order a federal impact assessment, but he reversed this decision on July 30 so the project will undergo a federal impact assessment. Coalspur Mines has launched a legal challenge to the Minister's decision.

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