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The Birth of Green Choice
Nova Scotia’s Sustainable Development Goals Act (the “SDGA”), passed in 2019, sets out the province’s renewable energy (“RE”) targets, including the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by at least 53% below 2005 levels by 2030 and net zero emissions by 2050. And, following on the federal government commitment to source 100% renewable electricity for federal […]
Charting Course on an Unmanned Ship: The Need for Regulatory Certainty to Autonomously Explore the Ocean
Canada has the world’s longest coastline but, compared to other countries, most notably Norway, our ocean economy — $31.7 billion annually in gross domestic product and almost 300,000 jobs – is relatively under-developed. The federal government wants to change that. The federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans is developing a “blue economy” strategy intended to […]
This Month in NS Family Law – August 2021
Green v Green, 2021 NSCA 61 Justice Bourgeois Issues: Custody | Appeal | Late Application The parties were involved in a high conflict divorce. At trial, the judge awarded primary care to the mother, and specified access for the father. The father sought to appeal the trial decision on the grounds that his contempt applications […]