Energy & the Environment

We have extensive experience and provide a wide range of services to clients in the energy, environmental and natural resources sectors, including oil and gas, mining and forestry, property development and electrical generation. We educate and guide our clients on environmental due diligence and help them navigate through issues arising from environmental regulation. We advise on issues pertaining to site assessments, audits and other environmental investigations. We have significant experience with Contaminated Sites Management and the Risk Based Corrective Action (RBCA) process.

We advocate for our clients before all levels of Court and administrative tribunals, including the National Energy Board of Canada and the Nova Scotia Utilities and Review Board.

Clients of the firm include First Nations, major oil and gas companies, power generation companies, resource-based companies (cement, gypsum, forest products and salt), property developers, financial institutions and governments.

Key Service Areas

  • Regulatory and public hearings
  • Environmental approvals, site assessments and audits
  • Land use planning and environmental implications
  • Litigation and conflict resolution
  • Due diligence
  • Occupation Health & Safety issues