Don’t Miss Out!

  • October 29, 2019

Welcome to a new year for this Section! As Chair, I invite you to get involved in the many exciting initiatives and programs we have planned for in the coming months!

DOJ Day is coming up. Sign up now, space is limited!

Join members of the CBA Environment, Energy and Resources Law Section and their Justice counterparts as they engage in dialogue about current environment and energy topics. Registration is complimentary.

30th Annual CBA NEERLS & Department of Justice meeting
Friday, November 1, 2019
8:30am–5:00 pm Eastern Time


2020 & 2021 Summits

The Section is pleased to announce that our signature Summit will be returning to Ontario for the first time in five years. Follow our website for updates on the dates (expected to be May 2020 in Toronto), venue and registration details.

The 2021 Summit will be held in Whitehorse, Yukon, in collaboration with the CBA International Law Section. Watch this space for further news and developments.

ECO Bulletin-Share Your Articles

Working on an article on an environment, energy and resources laws or a case? Take advantage of a great opportunity to make your work visible to the 1,900 members of the Section. Submit your articles for publication to

Gowling WLG David Estrin Essay Contest

The Section administers an annual essay contest to promote and reward interest in environmental, energy and resources law topics in Canadian law schools. Each year we receive submissions from students across Canada who are competing for a monetary prize of $1,000 plus paid registration, airfare and accommodation for the annual Summit.

Webinar: Enforcement of Federal Environmental Laws

This webinar, delivered September 17, 2019, focused on federal prosecutions of environmental offences. Missed out on getting your CPD credits? The webinar is available on playback.

Don’t Fall Behind on Your PD

Get CLE hours with webinars – Purchase live and on-demand law series webinars. You can also search webinars by series to pick the best programs that meet your needs.

Want to get more involved?

The Section has several active committees, and we are thrilled to welcome participation from members who would like to contribute to the work of the Section. Contact us to get involved!


Jennifer Danahy
Chair, CBA Environmental, Energy and Resource Law Section