Keep up to date with Legal Newsletters – Environmental Law

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Spotlight: LexisNexis Environmental Law NetLetter

With recent issues involving implementing protections against cutting down old growth trees, and carbon tax pricing, it helps to stay informed of recent legal changes and challenges.

Updated monthly, this current awareness service provides comprehensive coverage of all significant new Canadian law court decisions and selected tribunal decisions on environmental law and related procedural issues (in English) added recently to Quicklaw.

Recent publications include topics on: environmental liability, conservation, environmental legislation, jurisdictional and constitutional issues.

If you would like to subscribe to this publication, please email library@lawsociety.mb.ca and we will gladly add you to the distribution list!

For further research check out Environmental Law 5th edition by Jamie Benidickson, Public Lands and Resources Law in Canada by Elaine L. Hughes, Arlene J. Kwasniak, Alastair R. Lucas available on desLibris, or the McGill Journal of Sustainable Development Law available on CanLII.

Provincial Court Suspensions, Restrictions, and Resumptions Update – Notice Extension

Notice #68 – Provincial Court of Manitoba – Further Suspension & Restriction of Hearings – June 8, 2021

Given the instability in the number of COVID cases confirmed in Manitoba, an extension to the current order has been placed. Further suspensions and modifications will take effect on Monday, June 14, 2021 and remain in place until Friday, June 25, 2021 or until further Notice is issued.

All Provincial Court notices regarding COVID-19 are available here.

Provincial Court Further Suspensions and Restrictions of Hearings – Notice

Notice #67 – Provincial Court of Manitoba – Further Suspensions and Restrictions of Hearings (May 21, 2021)

Further suspensions and modifications will take effect on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 and remain in place until Friday, June 11, 2021 or until a further Notice is issued. These modifications will focus on restricting the need for persons to attend in person in any Provincial Court in Manitoba.

All Provincial Court notices regarding COVID-19 are available here.

Provincial Court Suspensions, Restrictions, and Resumptions Update – Notice

Notice #66 – Provincial Court of Manitoba – Further Suspension & Restriction of Hearings in Winnipeg and Brandon Judicial Centres (Amended)

In line with public health directives, further suspensions and modifications will take effect on Tuesday, May 11, 2021, and remain in place until Monday, May 31, 2021, or a further Notice is issued. These modifications will focus on restricting the need for persons to attend in person in Winnipeg and Brandon, and the circuit court sittings serviced out of Winnipeg and Brandon. Other Regional Court Centres are not affected by this notice at this time, though, are closely being monitored.

All Provincial Court notices regarding COVID-19 are available here.