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David Suzuki | Although this decision was about carbon pricing, it signals that the federal government has the authority to enact national climate and clean energy regulations that reduce harmful emissions.
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Philip Resnick | The Supreme Court's decision is telling Canadians that the federal government must take its responsibility to address climate change seriously and provide the necessary leadership for the provinces.
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Alberta Premier Jason Kenney. Image credit: Chris Schwarz/Alberta Newsroom/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Maybe it's time to bring back a line from those whispery-voiced Albertans for Change "attack ads" from 2008 that made premier Ed Stelmach so mad? Jason Kenney. No plan. No way!
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David J. Climenhaga | Until conservatives actually have a plan to lay on the table and contrast with that of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government, none of their rhetoric means much.
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Edward M. Hyland, Pro Bono | Under what circumstances does membership of charities, non-profits and community organizations have the legal status that will attract a judge's jurisdiction and oversight?
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Duncan Cameron | The Supreme Court decision creates uncertainty about just what avenues are open to First Nations to secure their treaty rights, if they are denied judicial review of the legislative process.
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Karl Nerenberg | Making a distinction between the executive and legislative branches, the Supreme Court recently ruled the federal government doesn't always have to consult Indigenous people. The distinction is flawed
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Jason Kenney in 2008. Photo: mostlyconservative/Flickr
David J. Climenhaga | Social conservatives' complaining notwithstanding, based on objective reality, no one can argue anything bad has happened to Alberta or Albertans as a result of the historic Vriend decision.
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Canadian Journalists for Free Expression | On November 30, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada agreed to hear a landmark case for press freedom in Canada.
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Meagan Gillmore | The Treasury Board is considering the impact of Supreme Court of Canada decision
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Alberta labour lawyer Andrew Sims (David Climenhaga photo)
David J. Climenhaga | It's worth asking the question if over time this approach could lead to the creation of an Academic Faculty Union of Canada?
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Fort Mac Fire
David J. Climenhaga | The Alberta Public Service yesterday was honoured by Deloitte Canada and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada for its response to 2016's Fort McMurray fire.