Sierra Club Canada (“Sierra Club”) sought a declaration invalidating a permit granted by the Minister of Natural Resources of Ontario (“Ontario”) allowing for a bridge to be built across the Detroit River, and the attendant disturbance of the habitat of several species (the “Permit”)

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Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Ministerial – Public interest – Environmental matters – Wildlife habitat – Environmental impact assessment – Protections of species – Judicial review application – Delay – Bias – Procedural requirements and fairness – Compliance with legislation – Standard of review – Reasonableness simpliciter Sierra Club Canada v. Ontario ...

The Alberta Court of Appeal held that the Energy Resources Conservation Board’s decision to reject expert evidence submitted after the deadline was a proper exercise of its discretion under the Energy Resources Conservation Act

Administrative law – Decisions of administrative tribunals – Energy Resources Conservation Board – Environmental matters – Oil wells – Protections of species – Evidence – Expert reports – Admissibility – Appeals – Leave to appeal – review – Jurisdiction – Procedural requirements and fairness – Failure to provide reasons – Standard of review – Correctness ...