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Greenhouse Gas Regulation In Canada: Constitutional And Policy Dimensions, Shi-Ling Hsu, Robin Elliot Oct 2009

Greenhouse Gas Regulation In Canada: Constitutional And Policy Dimensions, Shi-Ling Hsu, Robin Elliot

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Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions have risen dramatically since the 1997 negotiation of the Kyoto Protocol, and that rise has continued through Canada’s 2002 ratification of the Protocol. Along with economic dislocation, constitutional barriers to regulation have sometimes been cited as the reason for caution in regulating greenhouse gases. This article critically evaluates the constitutional arguments and examines the policy considerations surrounding various regulatory instruments that might be used to reduce greenhouse gases. We conclude that the Canadian constitution does not present any significant barriers to federal or provincial regulation and that policy considerations strongly favour the use of ...


Untested Waters: The Rise Of Hydraulic Fracturing In Oil And Gas Production And The Need To Revisit Regulation, Hannah J. Wiseman Apr 2009

Untested Waters: The Rise Of Hydraulic Fracturing In Oil And Gas Production And The Need To Revisit Regulation, Hannah J. Wiseman

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Saving Lives Through Administrative Law And Economics: A Response, Shi-Ling Hsu Jan 2009

Saving Lives Through Administrative Law And Economics: A Response, Shi-Ling Hsu

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