Date: Friday, March 26, 2021
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm Eastern
Cost: Free, but registration is required
Location: Virtual

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The Supreme Court of Canada issued its ruling on the constitutionality of the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act on Thursday, March 25th. This landmark case will significantly impact Canadian climate policy in the years to come. This expert panel, made up of lawyers who argued the case and constitutional law scholars, explained the decision, and discussed its implications for Canada.


  • Nathalie Chalifour, Law Professor at the University of Ottawa, co-counsel for Friends of the Earth Canada and the National Association of Women and the Law
  • Stewart Elgie, Law Professor at the University of Ottawa, counsel for the Ecofiscal Commission, Chair of Smart Prosperity Institute
  • Josh Ginsberg, Director, Ecojustice Environmental Law Clinic at the University of Ottawa, counsel for the David Suzuki Foundation
  • David Robitaille, Professor at uOttawa, Faculty of Law, co-counsel representing Centre québécois du droit de l’environnement et Équiterre


  • Dianne Saxe, Former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario, and one of Canada's foremost environmental lawyers


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