The Six-Minute Environmental Lawyer 2021


Monday, October 18, 2021 (9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.)

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  • John Georgakopoulos, C.S.
    Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
  • Ramani Nadarajah, C.S. Counsel
    Canadian Environmental Law Association
  • Donna Shier, C.S.
    Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP

The six-minute format is uniquely suited to a focussed, zoned-in overview of the latest developments in environmental law. We cover the crucial cases and policies with the highlights you need to know about. Obtain key updates on environmental prosecutions, hear about developments in contaminated land torts, and get tips about best practices for environmental due diligence in a transaction.

  • Learn the latest about climate change litigation including the Supreme Court's climate change reference decision
  • Hear about tribunal harmonization and reform
  • Benefit from an analysis of recommended environmental management policies and programs, including those relating to ESG


  • John Georgakopoulos, C.S.Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
  • Ramani Nadarajah, C.S.Canadian Environmental Law Association
  • Donna Shier, C.S.Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
  • Gatlin SmeijersNorton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Gerry ParrottBlueFrog Environmental Consulting Inc.
  • Justin SafayeniStockwoods LLP
  • J. Bruce McMeekin, C.S.Bruce McMeekin Law
  • Joe FerraroCrown Counsel
  • Nicholas AdamsonMinistry of the Attorney General, Legal Services Branch – Environment, Conservation and Parks
  • Rosalind Cooper, C.S.Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Raj BharatiTechnical Standards and Safety Authority
  • Winston GeeTorys LLP
  • Richard LindgrenCounselCanadian Environmental Law Association
  • Kristi RossKristi Ross Barristers and Solicitors
  • Ramani Nadarajah, C.S.Canadian Environmental Law Association
  • Julie Abouchar, C.S.Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
  • Joanna Vince, C.S.Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
  • Stepan WoodCanada Research Chair in Law, Society & Sustainability, Director, Centre for Law & the EnvironmentPeter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
  • Susan SchillerVice-ChairOntario Land Tribunal
  • Elizabeth (Lisa) DeMarcoResilient LLP

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