A&WMA/CPANS Luncheon - The Clean Air Act: A Legal Perspective on Climate Change Regulation in Canada


Air & Waste Management AssociationCanadian Prairie and Northern SectionAbout the PresentationClimate change is dominating the federal political agenda. The proposed federal Clean Air Act, now undergoing review by parliamentary committee, provides the context for that debate. Corbin Devlin will provide a review and update on the Clean Air Act, as well as comments on the legal context for climate change regulation in Canada including the Kyoto Protocol and federal/provincial jurisdiction to regulate greenhouse gas emissions.About the Presenter Corbin Devlin is a partner and a member of the Energy, Environment and Regulatory Law Practice Group with the Edmonton office of McLennan Ross LLP. His work includes environmental litigation and environmental regulatory matters. Corbin is the past Chair of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) National Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Section, and a past Chair of the CBA Northern Alberta Environmental Law Section. He is Vice-President of the Environmental Law Centre in Edmonton. Corbin is a member of the bars of Alberta and the NWT.About the LuncheonThe luncheon is scheduled for Friday March 2nd. The luncheon will follow the usual format of a buffet lunch, and I am accepting reservations from now until noon, Wednesday February 28th. Please contact me by e-mail at mbisaga [at] otonabee [dot] caLocation: The University of Alberta Faculty Club (11435, Saskatchewan Drive), Papaschase Room (upstairs, right)Date: Friday March 2nd, 2007Time: 12 noon to 1:00 p.m. (registration starts at 11:45)Cost: $20 - A&WMA Members / $25 Local Associates / $30 - Non-Members / $15 - Seniors/Students (includes hot lunch & coffee). All prices include GST & gratuities.The U of A campus is accessible by light rail transit and bus, a map of the campus is available at: http://www.campusmap.ualberta.ca/. I encourage you to use public transit or ride-share. Parking is available in the V-Lot (coin and credit card, $2 for the lunch hour) and Windsor (attendant on duty, $10 deposit on entrance) parking lots (see map - link above).Luncheon ScheduleFall 2006Sept 22 - Biogas & Biofuels - Jim Jones (Alberta Agriculture Food and Rural Development)Oct 20 - LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) / Green Built - Lindsay Weppler Austrom (Stantec)Nov 10: Understanding Ammonia: the SPAM network and other recent Environment Canada initiatives - Kristina Friesen (Environment Canada)Dec 1: Air Quality Trends in Alberta - Kevin McCullum (Focus Corporation/University of Alberta)Winter 2007Jan 5: CancelledFeb 2: Emergency Response in Alberta: An Update from ASERT - Tom Davis & Mike Fernandez (Alberta Environment)Mar 2: The Clean Air Act: A Legal Perspective on Climate Change Regulation in Canada - Corbin Devlin (McLennan Ross LLP)April 13: TBAThanks,Michael BisagaCPANS Edmonton Luncheon Director

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