The Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) recently released the Draft Aboriginal Consultation Guide for preparing a Renewable Energy Approval Application (the Guide). This long anticipated guidance document (which has been posted on the Ontario Environmental Registry for a 90 day public comment period) provides direction for consultation with Aboriginal communities during the Renewable Energy Approval (REA) process, pursuant to the Environmental Protection Act, and Ontario Regulation 359/09. (...)

type Ontario Issues Draft Aboriginal Consultation Requirements for Certain Renewable Projects