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Earth_122_Ch19_notes[1] - 3/20/2009 Introduction to...

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3/20/2009 1 Introduction to Environmental Science: 19. Environmental Policy, Law, and Planning Earth 122 Prof. Walter A. Illman Environmental Policy, Law, and Planning The best lack all convictions, while the worst are full of passionate intensity. W. B. Yeats
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3/20/2009 2 Objectives Differentiate between statute and common law, and know the basis for each in Canadian law. Identify federal and provincial responsibilities for resource and environmental management as defined in Canada’s Constitution. Understand the five approaches that have characterized the evolution of environmental law and policy in Canada, and remain in use today. Objectives Consider the reasons that international treaties have not been successful. Appreciate the importance of wicked problems, resilience and adaptive management in environmental planning. Scrutinize collaborative community based Scrutinize collaborative, community based planning methods.
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3/20/2009 3 Outline Types of Law in Canada C L Common Law Statute Law Government Control Citizen Empowerment Self Control Economic Instruments International Treaties and Conventions Dispute Resolution and Planning ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Law – rule of conduct or action prescribed or formally recognized as binding or enforced by a controlling authority. Branches of Government Legislative Executive Judicial Environmental Policy – official rules and regulations concerning the environment that are adopted, implemented and enforced by some government agency, regulation or contractual agreement Incorporates public opinion
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3/20/2009 4 TYPES OF LAW IN CANADA
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This note was uploaded on 10/31/2011 for the course EARTH 122 taught by Professor Calia during the Spring '08 term at Waterloo.

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