PFD | Environment
October 2017PFD | EnvironmentEnvironmental authorizationsBy Sophie PrégentOn March 23, 2017, the National Assembly of Québec adopted Bill 102, an Act to amend the Environment Quality Act to modernize the environmental authorization scheme and to amend other legislative provisions, in particular to reform the governance of the Green Fund.
September 2017PFD | EnvironmentBy Marco Lagacé LawyerIn the context in which environmental protection is increasingly important and scientific knowledge is expanding rapidly, the new powers conferred to the Ministère du Développement durable, de l'Environnement et de la Lutte contre les changements climatiques and its minister could considerably impact the activities of organizations that have been issued a certificate of authorization.
April 2016PFD | EnvironmentBy Yvan BironOnly a short distance from Québec's urban centres lies land claimed by Indigenous nations. Before planning any type of activity on claimed territory, including natural resource development projects, it is important to be aware of the potential impacts of Indigenous rights.