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It has been more than six months since the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) rendered its opinion that significant parts of the federal Impact Assessment Act(IAA) are unconstitutional, and the reverberations are still being felt.  From the perspective of trying to control greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) in Ontario and elsewhere, and reduce the severity of the climate crisis, this paper reviews the lead up to the decision, what the judgment says, and its potential consequences …

Alan D. Levy is a member of SCAN!’s Legal Group.