At issue: Whether the decision of a Mines Inspector under the Mines Act (British Columbia) to issue a permit to operate a rock quarry was unreasonable because the Mines Inspector failed to consider the climate change impacts of the proposed quarry.
At issue: Whether to grant leave to appeal the Federal Court of Canada’s decision in Raincoast Conservation Foundation et al. v. Canada (Attorney General) et al., 2019 FCA 224 (No. 19-A-35) dismissing the applicants’ motion for leave to start an application for judicial review against the Governor in Council’s decision to approve the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion project for a second time under the National Energy Board Act.
At issue: Whether the applicants had standing in the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia to challenge, among other things, the decision of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change to approve a highway realignment project related to the Goldboro LNG Project.
At issue: Whether, by virtue of requiring the phasing out of coal-fired electricity emissions, the defendants had de facto expropriated the plaintiffs’ royalty interest in coal from a coal mine in Alberta, Canada.
At issue: Whether the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada’s decision to approve the Bay du Nord Development Project was within his jurisdiction under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act and was reasonable.
At issue: Canadian youth sought declarations that Canada violated their rights by failing to take sufficient action on climate change, and an order requiring the government to implement a Climate Recovery Plan.
At issue: Whether the Canadian government violated fundamental rights of citizens aged 35 and under by failing to set a greenhouse gas emission reduction target and plan to avoid dangerous climate change impacts