Category: Forestry

New Reporting Requirements Now in Force in Quebec for Mining, Oil and Gas Industries

September 8, 2017

Quebec mining and oil and gas industries must now comply with the Regulation respecting the application of the Act respecting transparency measures in the mining, oil and gas industries (Regulation), which came into force on August 3, 2017. The Act is designed to impose transparency measures in the mining and oil and gas industries, discourage and detect corruption and foster…

Provincial Licence Doesn’t Promise Adequate Consultation with First Nations

March 23, 2015

  In its recent decision in Moulton Contracting Ltd. v. British Columbia, the British Columbia Court of Appeal (Court) held that the Province of British Columbia (Province) can contractually exclude liability for losses incurred by forestry companies and other licensees due to third parties’ interference with the licensees’ operations. The Court also dismissed the claim by Moulton Contracting Ltd. (Moulton)…