A Short History of Wind Litigation in Ontario

A Short History of Wind Litigation in Ontario

Dianne delivered a presentation to the American Bar Association on July 22, providing a comprehensive overview of wind litigation in Ontario since the Green Energy Act came into effect. She traced a number of trends in the types of wind cases that are being brought before the Environmental Review Tribunal (including the persistent failure of challenges to wind approvals, especially those based on human health concerns, and the wave of constitutional challenges that followed initial failed  

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Comings and goings

Comings and goings

Spring is always a good time for new beginnings. Please extend an enthusiastic welcome back to Paula Boutis, returning from maternity leave with her trademark zest, skill, and broad experience. Bon voyage and best wishes to Jennifer Kalnins Temple, who will be moving next month to Los Angeles to take on the position of Deputy Attorney General with the California Department of Justice in its Natural Resources Law Section, which represents California state agencies responsible for enforcing and  

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We’re hiring an associate!

We’re hiring an associate!

Saxe Law Office offers a full range of environmental law services to a wide range of clients, including businesses, municipalities, and individuals. We are looking for a junior associate to join our team, based at the Centre for Social Innovation at 720 Bathurst in Toronto.   

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Will the mooter who promised his analysis please send it?

Will the mooter who promised his analysis please send it?

Dianne was honoured to be a semifinal judge again this year at the Willms and Shier Environmental Law Moot at the Ontario Court of Appeal. The mooters argued the appeal that, in their opinion, the Supreme Court of Canada should have heard from the decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal in Susan Heyes Inc. (Hazel & Co.) v. South Coast B.C. Transportation Authority, 2011 BCCA 77 (CanLII). As we commented in 2011:  

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