Supreme Court Rejects Argument to Dismiss Landmark Fracking Case


TheTyee.ca| Published 07 July 2015

By Andrew Nikiforuk

The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected a motion by the country’s most powerful energy regulator that Jessica Ernst’s case involving fracking and groundwater contamination raises no significant constitutional claim and should be dismissed.

Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin ruled that the case raised a significant constitutional question on whether or not an “immunity clause” in the regulator’s legislation placed it above the Charter of Rights and Freedoms… read more>


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