Read more on Bill 22 – Retaking Control of BC Forests: The Illusive Public Interest Test

Bill 22 – Retaking Control of BC Forests: The Illusive Public Interest Test

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By Dennis Ryan, Partner and Head of Natural Resources, Lee Turner, Managing Partner, and Nikita Gush, Associate at Doak Shirreff Lawyers LLP, Kelowna, BC The British Columbia government recently passed the Forest Amendment Act, 2019 SBC c 31 (“Bill 22”), which received royal assent on May 30, 2019. This paper will provide a background of…

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Read more on The Orphan Well Decision: Implications for the Banking Sector

The Orphan Well Decision: Implications for the Banking Sector

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A case comment by Nikita Gush, Articled Student & Dennis Ryan, Partner and Head of the Natural Resources Group at Doak Shirreff Lawyers LLP, Kelowna BC © 2019 The Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) recently held that a trustee of a bankrupt company must attend to the bankrupt’s environmental remediation obligations in priority of satisfying…

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