Reference re Impact Assessment Act, 2023 SCC 23

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeWagner, Richard; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Côté, Suzanne; Rowe, Malcolm; Martin, Sheilah; Kasirer, Nicholas; Jamal, Mahmud
Docket Number40195
Date13 October 2023
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Citation2023 SCC 23
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15 practice notes
  • Canadian Frontline Nurses v. Canada (Attorney General), 2024 FC 42
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • January 23, 2024
    ...Court must respect Parliament’s drafting choices and cannot amend the statute as it sees fit: Reference re Impact Assessment Act, 2023 SCC 23 at para [206] The parties disagree on how “robust” the review of a Cabinet decision may be. The Respondent argues that an extrao......
  • Englobe Environment Inc. v. Canada (Food Inspection Agency), 2023 FC 1676
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • December 12, 2023
    ...[17] Shortly after the application was heard, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in the Reference re Impact Assessment Act, 2023 SCC 23 [Impact Assessment Reference]. The parties were invited to make additional submissions regarding this decision. However, it does not change ......
  • Sierra Club Canada Foundation v. Canada (Environment and Climate Change), 2024 FCA 86
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • May 3, 2024
    ...this appeal, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision on the constitutionality of the Act: Reference re Impact Assessment Act , 2023 SCC 23 [IAA Reference]. The Supreme Court opined that the federal impact assessment scheme, consisting of the Act and its accompanying Physical Acti......
  • Groupe Maison Candiac Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General), 2023 FC 1720
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • May 2, 2024
    ...Colombie-Britannique v Canada (Employment and Social Development), 2018 FC 530 at para 223; see also Reference re Impact Assessment Act, 2023 SCC 23 at paras 62, [112] The context in which the compensation scheme provided for in section 64 of the Act was discussed and enacted was therefore ......
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4 cases
  • Canadian Frontline Nurses v. Canada (Attorney General), 2024 FC 42
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • January 23, 2024
    ...Court must respect Parliament’s drafting choices and cannot amend the statute as it sees fit: Reference re Impact Assessment Act, 2023 SCC 23 at para [206] The parties disagree on how “robust” the review of a Cabinet decision may be. The Respondent argues that an extrao......
  • Englobe Environment Inc. v. Canada (Food Inspection Agency), 2023 FC 1676
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • December 12, 2023
    ...[17] Shortly after the application was heard, the Supreme Court of Canada rendered its decision in the Reference re Impact Assessment Act, 2023 SCC 23 [Impact Assessment Reference]. The parties were invited to make additional submissions regarding this decision. However, it does not change ......
  • Citizen for My Sea to Sky v. Canada (Environment and Climate Change), 2023 FC 1721
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • December 18, 2023
    ...by e-mail dated November 1, 2023, that in light of the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Reference re Impact Assessment Act, 2023 SCC 23, the IAAC is reviewing all potential amendments to decision statements to determine the next steps. In my view, that e-mail carries little weig......
  • Western Canada Wilderness Committee v. Canada (Environment And Climate Change), 2024 FC 167
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • February 1, 2024
    ...naissant de traités conclus entre l’empire et ces pays étrangers. [80] Recently, in Reference re Impact Assessment Act, 2023 SCC 23, at para 203, the Supreme Court of Canada observed in obiter dictum that “[i]t is far from obvious that s. 132 covers the substantial a......
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