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Environmental lawyers and experts available for interviews on Alberta’s constitutional challenge to federal environmental law

Friday, February 19, 2021

The issue: Is it unconstitutional for Parliament to enact a law requiring federal assessments of the effects of major proposals such as coal mines and fossil fuel projects?

Lawyers and experts for interveners represented at next week’s Alberta Court of Appeal hearings on the constitutionality of the federal Impact Assessment Act are available to comment on the legal issues and policy context of Alberta’s challenge to the law.

WHEN: Friday, February May 19, 2021 from 10:00am to 5:00pm Mountain Time

Lawyers and experts available include:

For media assistance or inquiries contact:

Alexis Stoymenoff, West Coast Environmental Law
astoymenoff@wcel.org, 604-684-7378 ext. 228

Additional Resources:

Media Backgrounder - The Constitutionality of the Impact Assessment Act