Resources: A Publication of Canadian Institute of Resources Law

Resources: A Publication of the Canadian Institute of Resources Law (ISSN 0714-5918) provides commentary on matters of current concern in natural resources law and policy. It contains information on the Institute's activities including new publications, courses, seminars and conferences. Recent developments in resources law are discussed.

Some articles in Resources are of particular interest to people practising resources law, while other articles discuss resources and environmental policy issues. Resources is of interest to anyone in energy development or who is concerned with resource use and the environment.

Resources: A Publication of the Canadian Institute of Resources Law


Current Issue

2020 (123)

  • Vavilov and the Judicial Review of Natural Resources, Energy and Environmental Decisions in Canada (Shaun Fluker)

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Past Issues 2010-2020

2020

122

  • The Brookman and Tulick appeals of wetland disturbance in southwest Calgary: A critique two years too late (Judy Stewart)

2018

121

  • De-Escalating Construction Disputes in Major Infrastructure Delivery: Lessons from the United Kingdom as Canada Moves to Statutory Dispute Adjudication (Rudiger Tscherning)
  • Information about recently published CIRL Occasional Papers
  • The Environment in the Courtroom symposium series continues with a session to be held in Laval, Quebec.

2017

120

  • The Mining Moratorium and the case of Paje: The Philippine Dilemma (Meriam Bravante)
  • Information about recently published CIRL Occasional Papers
  • Saturday Morning Law School speaker series resumes on September 23, 2017 

2016

119

  • Reflexive Legal Processes for Environmental Bridging Organizations in the Calgary Region (Judy Stewart)
  • Upcoming National Symposium

118

  • Reflections on Ecosystem Services: A Step Forward in the Protection of Nature? (Giorilyn Bruno)
  • Linkage: Recent Developments in the EU, Australia, Quebec and California (Rolandas Vaiciulis)
  • New CIRL Publications
  • Upcoming National Symposium

2015

117

  • The European Union Emissions Trading Scheme: Criteria Evaluations & Lessons Learned (Josephine Victoria Yam)
  • Book Review - Leasing Oil and Gas Interests: A Plain Language Account (Fenner L. Stewart)

2015/2014

116

  • Mainstreaming Sustainability: An Evaluation of Alberta’s Legal and Regulatory Regime for Gas Development (Orieji Onuma)
  • Mexico’s Energy Reform (Verónica de la Rosa Jaimes)

2012

115

  • Legal and Policy Responses to Environmental Offences in Relation to the Alberta Oil Sands (Chilenye Nwapi)

114

  • Managing the Mackenzie: Negotiating a Future with the Basin in Mind (J. Owen Saunders)

113

  • A Single Regulator for Oil and Gas Development in Alberta? A Critical Assessment of the Current Proposal (Nickie Vlavianos)

2011

112

  • Public Participation in Alberta's Land-use Planning Process (Monique Passelac-Ross)

111

  • Public Participation at the Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board (Shaun Fluker)

110

  • Environmental Assessment of Nuclear Power Plants in Alberta: Implications for Federal-Provincial Responsibilities (Astrid Kalkbrenner)

2010

109

  • Innovative But Controversial Municipal Bylaws Survive Challenges (Arlene Kwasniak)
  • Mutatis Mutandis: The ERCB Speaks (in Latin) on the Subject of Carbon Capture and Storage (Nigel Bankes)
  • The Problem of Locus Standi at the Energy Resources Conservation Board: A Diceyan Solution (Shaun Fluker)  

108

  • The Issues and Challenges with Public Participation in Energy and Natural Resources Development in Alberta (Nickie Vlavianos)

107

  • Water Rights and Water Stewardship: What About Aboriginal Peoples? (David K. Laidlaw and Monique Passelac-Ross)