Environmental

Environmental issues are of growing importance to government, business and the public. We assist municipalities, mining companies, manufacturers, land-owners, lenders and others in a wide range of environmental matters.

Services include:

  • Advising and representing clients throughout the environmental assessment process
  • Advising and representing clients in prosecutions under environmental protection legislation
  • Working with experts when dealing with environmental concerns in both commercial and industrial settings

Articles & Insights

Mineral and Mining Rights in Newfoundland and Labrador

Mineral tenures in the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador are governed by the Mineral Act, SNL 1990 c. M-12 (the “Mineral Act”). Below is a summary of the main aspects of the mining tenure system in Newfoundland and Labrador including the issuance of mineral licences, mining leases and surface leases. Ownership of Minerals Title to […]

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Mineral and Mining Rights in Nova Scotia

Mineral rights and tenures in Nova Scotia are governed by the Mineral Resources Act and the Mineral Resources Regulations enacted under the Act. This article provides an overview of the forms of mineral tenure in Nova Scotia.

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Alberta Court of Appeal Decision: Impact on Nova Scotia Energy Projects

Nova Scotia has geographic characteristics that make the province attractive for the production of green and renewable energy. The province has committed to drastically reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, and to obtaining 80% of its total electricity from renewable energy by 2030. These commitments necessitate prioritizing renewable energy and green energy projects in the province.

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