Environmental Law Alert Blog: New Prosperity News – Comment by September 28th!

Monday, September 24, 2012 On September 14th, the federal Review Panel conducting the New Prosperity environmental assessment released three documents. Two describe the approach that the Panel proposes to use for “Confidentiality” and for the panel’s Hearing Procedures, respectively, and invites the public to comment on these procedures. The third is the application form for ...

Environmental Law Alert Blog: How should we slap back at SLAPPs?

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 In the wake of recent David vs. Goliath lawsuits by Taseko Mines against the Wilderness Committee and Mainstream Canada against Don Staniford, it's timely to ask how we can best defend freedom of speech.  Staniford's lawyer, David Sutherland, proposes a legal change that would prevent corporations from suing in defamation.  We'd ...