Docket

39116

Attorney General of British Columbia v. Attorney General of Alberta

(Alberta) (Civil) (As of Right)

Judgments on applications for leave to appeal are rendered by the Court, but are not necessarily unanimous.

Proceedings
Date Proceeding Filed By
(if applicable)
2021-03-26 Formal judgment sent to the registrar of the court of appeal and all parties
2021-03-26 Judgment on appeal and notice of deposit of judgment sent to all parties
2021-03-25 Judgment on the appeal rendered, CJ Abe Mo Ka Côt Br Row Mar Kas, The appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal of Alberta (Edmonton), Number 1903-0157-AC, 2020 ABCA 74, dated February 24, 2020, heard on September 22 and 23, 2020, is allowed and the reference question is answered in the negative. Côté J. dissents in part and Brown and Rowe JJ. dissent.
Allowed
2021-03-23 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-Michael Conner, (Printed version due on 2021-03-30)
Attorney General of Manitoba
2021-03-23 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-Stuart Wuttke, (Printed version due on 2021-03-30)
Assembly of First Nations
2021-03-22 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-Jean-Vincent Lacroix, (Printed version due on 2021-03-29)
Attorney General of Quebec
2021-03-22 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-J. Gareth Morley, (Printed version due on 2021-03-29)
Attorney General of British Columbia
2021-03-22 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up forms and undertakings by:
-Jeremy de Beer
-Guy Régimbald, (Printed version due on 2021-03-29)
Smart Prosperity Institute
2021-03-22 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-David Stack, Q.C., (Printed version due on 2021-03-29)
Saskatchewan Power Corporation and SaskEnergy Incorporated
2021-03-22 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up forms and undertakings by:
-Peter A. Gall, Q.C.
-L. Christine Enns, Q.C.
-Benjamin J. Oliphant
-Steven A.A. Dollansky, (Printed version due on 2021-03-29)
Attorney General of Alberta
2021-03-22 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-Nathan Hume, (Printed version due on 2021-03-29)
Generation Squeeze, Public Health Association of British Columbia, Saskatchewan Public Health Association, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Canadian Coalition for the Rights of the Child and Youth Climate Lab
2021-03-22 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-D. Lynne Watt, (Printed version due on 2021-03-29)
Attorney General of New Brunswick
2021-03-22 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-Justin Safayeni, (Printed version due on 2021-03-29)
Amnesty International Canada
2021-03-22 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-Amir Attaran, (Printed version due on 2021-03-29)
Smart Prosperity Institute
2021-03-19 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up forms and undertakings by:
-Joshua Ginsberg
-Randy Christensen, (Printed version due on 2021-03-26)
David Suzuki Foundation
2021-03-19 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-Stewart Elgie, (Printed version due on 2021-03-26)
Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission
2021-03-11 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-Jacqueline D. Hughes, (Printed version due on 2021-03-18)
Attorney General of British Columbia
2021-03-10 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-Joseph F. Castrilli, (Printed version due on 2021-03-17)
Canadian Environmental Law Association, Environmental Defence Canada Inc. and Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul
2021-03-05 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 39781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-David Wu, (Printed version due on 2021-03-12)
Oceans North Conservation Society
2021-03-04 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up forms and undertakings by:
-P. Mitch McAdam, Q.C.
-Alan Jacobson
-Deron Kuski, Q.C.
-Jodi Wildeman, (Printed version due on 2021-03-11)
Attorney General of Saskatchewan
2021-03-03 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up forms and undertakings by:
-Taylor-Anne Yee
-Jonathan Stockdale, (Printed version due on 2021-03-10)
Climate Justice Saskatoon, National Farmers Union, Saskatchewan Coalition for Sustainable Development, Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation, Saskatchewan Environmental Society, SaskEV
2021-03-02 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up forms and undertakings by:
-Avnish Nanda
-Martin Olszynski, (Printed version due on 2021-03-09)
Progress Alberta Communications Limited
2021-03-02 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-Sharlene Telles-Langdon
-Christine Mohr
-Mary Matthews
-Neil Goodridge
-Ned Djordjevic
-Guy Pratte, (Printed version due on 2021-03-09)
Attorney General of Canada
2021-03-01 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-Larry Kowalchuk, (Printed version due on 2021-03-08)
Climate Justice Saskatoon, National Farmers Union, Saskatchewan Coalition for Sustainable Development, Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation, Saskatchewan Environmental Society, SaskEV
2021-03-01 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up forms and undertakings by:
-Lisa DeMarco
-Jonathan McGillivray, (Printed version due on 2021-03-08)
International Emissions Trading Association
2021-02-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up forms and undertakings by:
-Jennifer L. King
-Michael Finley
-Liane Langstaff, (Printed version due on 2021-03-05)
Canadian Public Health Association
2021-02-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up forms and undertakings by:
-R. Bruce E. Hallsor, Q.C.
-Hana Felix
-Aaron Wudrick, (Printed version due on 2021-03-05)
Canadian Taxpayers Federation
2021-02-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-Dusty T. Ernewein, (Printed version due on 2021-03-05)
Thunderchild First Nation
2021-02-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up forms and undertakings by:
-Joshua Hunter
-Padraic Ryan, (Printed version due on 2021-03-05)
Attorney General of Ontario
2021-02-26 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Lock-up form and undertaking by:
-Rachelle Standing
-Isabel Lavoie Daigle, (Printed version due on 2021-03-05)
Attorney General of New Brunswick
2021-02-26 Media lock-up letter, consent form and undertaking sample sent to all parties, by Acting Registrar
2021-02-25 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Stuart Wuttke, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-03-04)
Assembly of First Nations
2021-02-23 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
D. Lynne Watt, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-03-02)
Saskatchewan Power Corporation and SaskEnergy Incorporated
2021-02-22 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Larry Kowalchuk, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-03-01)
Climate Justice Saskatoon, National Farmers Union, Saskatchewan Coalition for Sustainable Development, Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation, Saskatchewan Environmental Society, SaskEV
2021-02-22 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Sharlene Telles-Langdon, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-03-01)
Attorney General of Canada
2021-02-22 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Stewart Elgie, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-03-01)
Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission
2021-02-22 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Jennifer L. King, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-03-01)
Canadian Public Health Association
2021-02-22 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Bruce Hallsor, Q.C., Further comments on possible lock-up.
, (Printed version due on 2021-03-01)
Canadian Taxpayers Federation
2021-02-22 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
P. Mitch McAdam, QC, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-03-01)
Attorney General of Saskatchewan
2021-02-22 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Jean-Vincent Lacroix, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-03-01)
Attorney General of Quebec
2021-02-22 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Avnish Nanda, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-03-01)
Progress Alberta Communications Limited
2021-02-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Joshua Hunter, Comments on possible lock-up.
Attorney General of Ontario
2021-02-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Peter A. Gall, Q.C., Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-02-26)
Attorney General of Alberta
2021-02-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Nathan Hume, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-02-26)
Generation Squeeze, Public Health Association of British Columbia, Saskatchewan Public Health Association, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Canadian Coalition for the Rights of the Child and Youth Climate Lab
2021-02-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Bruce Hallsor, Q.C., Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-02-26)
Canadian Taxpayers Federation
2021-02-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Lisa DeMarco, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-02-26)
International Emissions Trading Association
2021-02-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Joseph F. Castrilli, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-02-26)
Canadian Environmental Law Association, Environmental Defence Canada Inc. and Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul
2021-02-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
David Taylor, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-02-26)
Amnesty International Canada
2021-02-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Michael Conner, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-02-26)
Attorney General of Manitoba
2021-02-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
J. Gareth Morley, Comments on possible lock-up.
, (Printed version due on 2021-02-26)
Attorney General of British Columbia
2021-02-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Josh Ginsberg, Comments on possible lock-up.
, (Printed version due on 2021-02-26)
David Suzuki Foundation
2021-02-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
Rachelle Standing, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-02-26)
Attorney General of New Brunswick
2021-02-19 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663-38781
David Wu, Comments on possible lock-up., (Printed version due on 2021-02-26)
Oceans North Conservation Society
2021-02-19 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, the parties seeking their comments on a possible lock-up.
2020-10-28 Media lock-up requested or proposed
2020-10-14 Transcript received, Joint with 38663 and 38781.
Day 1 - 222 pages
Day 2 - 170 pages
2020-10-08 Supplemental document, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 et 38781; Oral submissions of the Intervener, Completed on: 2020-10-08 International Emissions Trading Association
2020-09-23 Judgment reserved OR rendered with reasons to follow
2020-09-22 Hearing of the appeal, 2020-09-22, CJ Abe Mo Ka Côt Br Row Mar Kas
Judgment reserved
2020-09-21 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781. International Emissions Trading Association
2020-09-21 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781. Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission
2020-09-21 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781. Generation Squeeze, Public Health Association of British Columbia, Saskatchewan Public Health Association, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Canadian Coalition for the Rights of the Child and Youth Climate Lab
2020-09-21 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781. David Suzuki Foundation
2020-09-21 Respondent's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781. Attorney General of Alberta
2020-09-21 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781. Attorney General of Canada
2020-09-21 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781. Canadian Public Health Association
2020-09-21 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781. Smart Prosperity Institute
2020-09-21 Appellant's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781. Attorney General of British Columbia
2020-09-21 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781. Attorney General of Saskatchewan
2020-09-21 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781. Attorney General of Ontario
2020-09-21 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781. Attorney General of Manitoba
2020-09-21 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781. Canadian Environmental Law Association, Environmental Defence Canada Inc. and Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul
2020-09-18 Intervener's condensed book, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781.
Missing: Proof of Service
Attorney General of Quebec
2020-09-04 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, the parties. Joint with 38663 and 38781.
Letter from the Deputy Registrar. Direction for appearance at hearing of the appeals.
2020-09-02 Notice of hearing sent to parties
2020-08-25 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2020-09-23, Day 2 (For webcasting only)
2020-08-25 Appeal hearing scheduled, 2020-09-22, Tentatively scheduled to be heard on September 22 and 23, 2020.

The schedule for serving and filing the material for the appeal is set as follows:

a) The appellant’s factum and book of authorities, if any, must be served and filed on or before May 20, 2020. The factum must not exceed twenty (20) pages in length.

b) Any person wishing to intervene in this appeal under Rule 55 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada must serve and file a motion for leave to intervene on or before June 17, 2020. Notice of this deadline will be placed on the Court’s website. Those parties who have been granted leave to intervene in one or both of files 38663 and 38781 and who wish to intervene in appeal 39116 may do so by providing notice to the Registrar in the form of a letter on or before June 17, 2020. A notice of motion is not required.

c) The appellant and respondent must serve and file their response(s) to any motions for leave to intervene on or before June 29, 2020.

d) Replies to any responses to motions for leave to intervene must be served and filed on or before July 7, 2020.

e) Any intervener granted leave to intervene under Rule 59 of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada must serve and file its respective factum, not to exceed five (5) pages, and book of authorities, if any, on or before August 12, 2020.

f) The respondent’s factum and book of authorities, if any, must be served and filed on or before July 15, 2020. The factum shall not exceed twenty (20) pages in length.

g) Any intervener referred to in subparagraph 22(3)(c)(iii) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada must serve and file its factum, not to exceed ten (10) pages in length, and book of authorities, if any, on or before August 12, 2020.

Judgment reserved
2020-08-17 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, all parties; Joint with 38663 and 38781; information regarding the appeal hearing in this matter.
2020-08-12 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Change in Counsel: Matt Hulse is no longer acting as co-counsel in this file; all other counsel information remains the same.

For reference, Matt Hulse remains as co-counsel in 38663/38781, which are being heard together with 39116.
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
2020-08-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
2020-08-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 International Emissions Trading Association
2020-08-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission
2020-08-12 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 David Suzuki Foundation
2020-08-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 David Suzuki Foundation
2020-08-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 Thunderchild First Nation
2020-08-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 Canadian Public Health Association
2020-08-12 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 Generation Squeeze, Public Health Association of British Columbia, Saskatchewan Public Health Association, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Canadian Coalition for the Rights of the Child and Youth Climate Lab
2020-08-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 Generation Squeeze, Public Health Association of British Columbia, Saskatchewan Public Health Association, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Canadian Coalition for the Rights of the Child and Youth Climate Lab
2020-08-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 Climate Justice Saskatoon, National Farmers Union, Saskatchewan Coalition for Sustainable Development, Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation, Saskatchewan Environmental Society, SaskEV
2020-08-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 Smart Prosperity Institute
2020-08-12 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 Attorney General of Canada
2020-08-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 Assembly of First Nations
2020-08-12 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 Canadian Taxpayers Federation
2020-08-12 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 Canadian Taxpayers Federation
2020-08-12 Intervener's factum - AG on constitutional question, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-12 Attorney General of Canada
2020-08-11 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-11 Canadian Environmental Law Association, Environmental Defence Canada Inc. and Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul
2020-08-11 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-11 Attorney General of Saskatchewan
2020-08-11 Intervener's factum - AG on constitutional question, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-11 Attorney General of Saskatchewan
2020-08-11 Intervener's factum - AG on constitutional question, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-11 Attorney General of Ontario
2020-08-11 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-11 Oceans North Conservation Society
2020-08-10 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), required: copy of intervener's factum with correct file # on cover page (rec'd 2020/08/11), Completed on: 2020-08-10 Saskatchewan Power Corporation and SaskEnergy Incorporated
2020-08-10 Intervener's factum - AG on constitutional question, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-10 Attorney General of Manitoba
2020-08-10 Intervener's factum - AG on constitutional question, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-08-10 Attorney General of New Brunswick
2020-08-07 Intervener's book of authorities, (Book Form), Missing: Proof of Service, Incomplete Progress Alberta Communications Limited
2020-08-07 Intervener's factum, (Book Form), Missing: Proof of Service, Incomplete Progress Alberta Communications Limited
2020-08-04 Correspondence (sent by the Court) to, the parties. Joint with 38663 et 38781.
Letter from Deputy Registrar in response to correspondences received with regards to request for direction as to the schedule for the hearing of these appeals and request additional time for oral argument.
2020-08-04 Notice of appearance, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781.

Appellant (38663), Attorney General of Saskatchewan – P. Mitch McAdam, Q.C. and Deron Kuski, Q.C. will appear before the court. Mr. McAdam and Mr. Kuski will both present oral arguments.

Appellant (38781), Attorney General of Ontario – Josh Hunter and Padraic Ryan will appear before the court. Mr. Hunter and Mr. Ryan will both present oral arguments.

Appellant (39116), Attorney General of British Columbia – J. Gareth Morley and Jacqueline D. Hughes will appear before the court. Mr. Morley will present oral arguments.

Respondent (38663. 38781, 39116), Attorney General of Canada – Sharlene Telles-Langdon and Guy Pratte will appear before the court. Ms. Telles-Langdon and Mr. Pratte will both present oral arguments.

Respondent (39116), Attorney General of Alberta – Peter A. Gall, Q.C. and L. Christine Enns, Q.C., will appear before the court. Mr. Gall will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Procureure générale du Québec – Jean-Vincent Lacroix will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Attorney General of New Brunswick – Rachelle Standing will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Attorney General of Manitoba – Michael Conner will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Thunderchild First Nation – Dusty T. Ernewein will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Saskatchewan Power Corporation, et al. – David M.A. Stack, Q.C. will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Canadian Taxpayers Federation – Bruce Hallsor, Q.C. will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation – Amir Attaran will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781), Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs – Joëlle Pastora Sala will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38781), Anishinabek Nation, et al. – Patricia Lawrence will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Assembly of First Nations – Stuart Wuttke will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Progress Alberta Communications Limited – Martin Olszynski will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Oceans North Conservation Society – David Wu will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Canada's Ecofiscal Commission – Stewart Elgie will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781), Centre québécois du droit de l'environnement et Équiterre – David Robitaille will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Canadian Public Health Association – Jennifer L. King appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Generation Squeeze, et al. – Nathan Hume will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781), Canadian Labour Congress – Simon Archer will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), David Suzuki Foundation – Joshua Ginsberg will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781), National Association of Women and the Law, et al. – Nathalie Chalifour will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Climate Justice Saskatoon, et al. – Larry Kowalchuk will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781), City of Richmond, et al. – Paul A. Hildebrand will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Smart Prosperity Institute – Jeremy de Beer will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Amnesty International Canada – Justin Safayeni will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), Canadian Environmental Law Association, et al. – Joseph F. Castrilli will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.

Intervener (38663, 38781, 39116), International Emissions Trading Association – Elisabeth DeMarco will appear before the court, and will present oral arguments.
Attorney General of British Columbia
2020-07-28 Order on motion for leave to intervene, by WAGNER C.J.
2020-07-28 Decision on the motion for leave to intervene, CJ,
UPON APPLICATION by Thunderchild First Nation for leave to intervene in the above appeals;

AND UPON APPLICATION by Thunderchild First Nation for an order extending the time to serve and file its motion for leave to intervene in the appeals Attorney General of Saskatchewan v. Attorney General of Canada (38663) and Attorney General of Ontario v. Attorney General of Canada (38781);

AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

The motions are granted.

The said intervener shall be entitled to serve and file a single factum not to exceed five (5) pages in length, and a book of authorities, if any, on or before August 12, 2020.

The said intervener is granted permission to present oral argument not exceeding five (5) minutes at the hearing of the appeals.

The intervener is not entitled to raise new issues or to adduce further evidence or otherwise to supplement the record of the parties.

Pursuant to Rule 59(1)(a) of the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada, the intervener shall pay to the appellants and the respondents any additional disbursements resulting from its intervention.

Granted
2020-07-28 Submission of motion for leave to intervene, CJ
2020-07-15 Respondent's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-07-15 Attorney General of Alberta
2020-07-07 Reply to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
Reply to the response of Attorney General of Canada., Completed on: 2020-07-07, (Printed version due on 2020-07-14)
Thunderchild First Nation
2020-06-29 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781, Completed on: 2020-06-29, (Printed version due on 2020-07-07) Attorney General of Ontario
2020-06-29 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781, Completed on: 2020-06-29, (Printed version due on 2020-07-07) Attorney General of Alberta
2020-06-29 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781, Completed on: 2020-06-29, (Printed version due on 2020-07-07) Attorney General of Saskatchewan
2020-06-29 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781, Completed on: 2020-06-29, (Printed version due on 2020-07-07) Attorney General of Canada
2020-06-29 Response to the motion for leave to intervene, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781, Completed on: 2020-06-29, (Printed version due on 2020-07-07) Attorney General of British Columbia
2020-06-17 Notice of name, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781, (Printed version due on 2020-06-24) Thunderchild First Nation
2020-06-17 Motion for leave to intervene, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
MISSING:
1) Amended notice of motion (to include motion for an extension of time for 38663 and 38781) - received and served on 2020-06-18
2) Filing fee, Incomplete, (Printed version due on 2020-06-24)
Thunderchild First Nation
2020-06-16 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Jennifer L. King
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal.
, (Printed version due on 2020-06-23)
Canadian Public Health Association
2020-06-15 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Justin Safayeni
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal.
, (Printed version due on 2020-06-22)
Amnesty International Canada
2020-06-15 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Amir Attaran
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal., (Printed version due on 2020-06-22)
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
2020-06-15 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Guy Régimbald
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal., (Printed version due on 2020-06-22)
Smart Prosperity Institute
2020-06-12 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Stewart Elgie
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal.
, (Printed version due on 2020-06-19)
Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission
2020-06-12 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Nathan Hume
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal.
, (Printed version due on 2020-06-19)
Generation Squeeze, Public Health Association of British Columbia, Saskatchewan Public Health Association, Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment, Canadian Coalition for the Rights of the Child and Youth Climate Lab
2020-06-11 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joshua Ginsberg
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal.
, (Printed version due on 2020-06-18)
David Suzuki Foundation
2020-06-11 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Stuart Wuttke
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal.
, (Printed version due on 2020-06-18)
Assembly of First Nations
2020-06-09 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Larry Kowalchuk
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal and request for additional time to present oral argument., (Printed version due on 2020-06-16)
Climate Justice Saskatoon, National Farmers Union, Saskatchewan Coalition for Sustainable Development, Saskatchewan Council for International Cooperation, Saskatchewan Environmental Society, SaskEV
2020-06-08 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), David W. Wu
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal., (Printed version due on 2020-06-15)
Oceans North Conservation Society
2020-05-22 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Avnish Nanda
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal.
, (Printed version due on 2020-05-29)
Progress Alberta Communications Limited
2020-05-21 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Elisabeth DeMarco
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal.
, (Printed version filed on 2020-06-15)
International Emissions Trading Association
2020-05-20 Appellant's book of authorities, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-05-20 Attorney General of British Columbia
2020-05-20 Appellant's factum, (Book Form), Completed on: 2020-05-20 Attorney General of British Columbia
2020-05-12 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), David M.A. Stack, Q.C.
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal.
, (Printed version due on 2020-05-20)
Saskatchewan Power Corporation and SaskEnergy Incorporated
2020-05-12 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), Joseph F. Castrilli
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal.
, (Printed version due on 2020-05-20)
Canadian Environmental Law Association, Environmental Defence Canada Inc. and Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul
2020-05-11 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), R. Bruce E. Hallsor, Q.C.
Notice of intention to intervene in this appeal., (Printed version due on 2020-05-19)
Canadian Taxpayers Federation
2020-05-07 Letter advising the parties of tentative hearing date and filing deadlines (Notice of appeal – As of right),
Tentatively scheduled to be heard on September 22 and 23, 2020, together with Attorney General for Saskatchewan v. Attorney General of Canada (38663), and Attorney General of Ontario v. Attorney General of Canada (38781).
2020-04-27 Correspondence received from, (Letter Form), the Attorney General of British Columbia - Proposed filing deadlines and factum length. Attorney General of British Columbia
2020-04-27 General proceeding, (Letter Form),
Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question (for notice of appeal as of right filed by Attorney General of Alberta that was not accepted for filing)., (Printed version due on 2020-05-04)
Attorney General of Quebec
2020-04-27 Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2020-04-27, (Printed version due on 2020-05-04) Attorney General of Quebec
2020-04-24 Order on motion to directions, by the Chief Justice
2020-04-24 Decision on motion for directions, CJ, UPON APPLICATION by the Attorney General of British Columbia for an order for directions;


AND THE MATERIAL FILED having been read;

IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT:

The supplementary record filed by the Attorney General of Alberta in the appeals Attorney General for Saskatchewan v. Attorney General of Canada (38663) and Attorney General of Ontario v. Attorney General of Canada (38781) shall stand as the complete record in the appeal Attorney General of British Columbia v. Attorney General of Alberta (39116).

The appeal Attorney General of British Columbia v. Attorney General of Alberta (39116) will be heard with Attorney General for Saskatchewan v. Attorney General of Canada (38663) and Attorney General of Ontario v. Attorney General of Canada (38781) at a sitting of the Court to be convened in September 2020. The schedule for serving and filing materials will be set by the Registrar. The factums in this appeal should supplement the submissions in the factums already filed in the appeals Attorney General for Saskatchewan v. Attorney General of Canada (38663) and Attorney General of Ontario v. Attorney General of Canada (38781). The length of the factums will be set by the Registrar after consultation with the parties.
Allowed
2020-04-24 Submission of motion for directions, CJ
2020-04-24 Letter acknowledging receipt of a notice of appeal
2020-04-22 General proceeding, (Letter Form),
Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question (for notice of appeal as of right filed by Attorney General of Alberta that was not accepted for filing)., (Printed version due on 2020-04-29)
Attorney General of Ontario
2020-04-22 Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2020-04-22, (Printed version due on 2020-04-29) Attorney General of Ontario
2020-04-20 General proceeding, (Letter Form),
Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question (for notice of appeal as of right filed by Attorney General of Alberta that was not accepted for filing)., (Printed version due on 2020-04-27)
Attorney General of Manitoba
2020-04-20 Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2020-04-20, (Printed version due on 2020-04-27) Attorney General of Manitoba
2020-04-16 General proceeding, (Letter Form),
Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question (for notice of appeal as of right filed by Attorney General of Alberta that was not accepted for filing)., (Printed version due on 2020-04-23)
Attorney General of New Brunswick
2020-04-16 Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2020-04-16 Attorney General of New Brunswick
2020-04-16 General proceeding, (Letter Form),
Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question (for notice of appeal as of right filed by Attorney General of Alberta that was not accepted for filing)., (Printed version due on 2020-04-23)
Attorney General of Saskatchewan
2020-04-16 Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2020-04-16, (Printed version due on 2020-04-23) Attorney General of Saskatchewan
2020-04-08 Notice of intervention respecting a constitutional question, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2020-04-22, (Printed version due on 2020-04-17) Attorney General of Canada
2020-04-02 General proceeding, (Letter Form),
Reply to the response to motion for directions filed by Attorney General of Alberta (with regards to the notice of appeal as of right that was not accepted for filing)., (Printed version due on 2020-04-09)
Attorney General of Alberta
2020-04-01 Correspondence received, from Attorney General for Saskatchewan (appellant in file 38663).
Response to motion for directions filed by Attorney General of Alberta (with regards to the notice of appeal as of right that was not accepted for filing).
2020-04-01 General proceeding, (Letter Form), (Included in the response to motion for directions),
Response to motion for directions filed by Attorney General of Alberta (with regards to the notice of appeal as of right that was not accepted for filing)., (Printed version due on 2020-04-08)
Attorney General of Canada
2020-04-01 Response to motion for directions, (Letter Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781, Completed on: 2020-04-01, (Printed version due on 2020-04-08) Attorney General of Canada
2020-03-27 Motion for directions, (Book Form), Joint with 38663 and 38781
MISSING: filing fee, Incomplete, (Printed version due on 2020-04-03)
Attorney General of British Columbia
2020-03-27 General proceeding, (Book Form),
Motion for directions related to the notice of appeal as of right filed by Attorney General of Alberta that was not accepted for filing., (Printed version due on 2020-04-03)
Attorney General of Alberta
2020-03-25 Certificate (on limitations to public access), (Letter Form) Attorney General of British Columbia
2020-03-25 Notice of constitutional question(s), (Letter Form), Completed on: 2020-03-25 Attorney General of British Columbia
2020-03-25 Notice of appeal, (Letter Form), Completed on: 2020-03-25 Attorney General of British Columbia
2020-03-24 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Notice of Constitutional Question as part of the Notice of Appeal As of Right – NOT ACCEPTED FOR FILING Attorney General of Alberta
2020-03-24 General proceeding, (Letter Form), Notice of Appeal As of Right – NOT ACCEPTED FOR FILING Attorney General of Alberta