Administrative Law Matters

Commentary on developments in administrative law, particularly judicial review of administrative action by common law courts.

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Carbon-Neutrality Tomorrow and Energy Regulation Today

Like many developed countries, Canada has committed to significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the coming decades. The federal government has committed to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050: see the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act, SC 2021, c 22. Even the provinces that are often at loggerheads with the federal government about climate policy acknowledge […] Read more

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Standard of Review, Regulation of Positive/Negative Rights and Remedial Jurisdiction of Administrative Tribunals: Société des casinos du Québec inc. v. Association des cadres de la Société des casinos du Québec, 2024 SCC 13

In Société des casinos du Québec inc. v. Association des cadres de la Société des casinos du Québec, 2024 SCC 13 the Supreme Court of Canada dealt with a number of important issues that are significant for the law of judicial review of administrative action and for regulation more broadly. I previewed the case in […] Read more