February 2019: In brief
Updated: Jul 1, 2019
Commentary on Bill C-69 which is the bill that will repeal the National Energy Board Act and introduce the Canadian Energy Regulatory Act in its place.
New series sharing some knowledge I learned in my journey to become a lawyer. You can read the first post here.
Open letter to the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C. after her resignation as justice minister and the attorney general of Canada. It was also shared on Huffington Post here. I did a radio interview on why I wrote the letter and signed in my own traditional name here.
In my inbox
Regional municipality of Wood Buffalo voted in support of a motion take steps to reduce reliance on camp accommodations in Fort McMurray. Concerns are expressed that this would discourse investment from energy sector players.
National Energy Board releases its reconsideration report to the government of Canada in accordance with the September 2018 Order in Council. If the project is approved by Cabinet in the 90-day deadline to approve the project, the company must comply with 156 conditions in the reconsideration report. Cabinet is expected to extend this deadline.
British Columbia's Attorney General action against the Alberta's Attorney General was struck for being premature. The BC's AG commenced the action after Alberta enacted a bill to restrict the export of certain products to BC. The bill was never proclaimed into force. A gentle reminder to check your proclamation dates of recently enacted bills.
In my feeds
A legal scholar did not consult the family of a murdered Indigenous man while he authored his book on the trial of the victim’s perpetrator and the family expresses their frustration.
First Nations looking at equity partnerships in energy projects (because, yes!).
SNC-Lavalin controversy and the Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould’s resignation from cabinet with everyone and anyone on social media has their opinions.