Chapter 1: The Evolution of Canadian Environmental Assessment Practice and Literature
M. Doelle, A. J. Sinclair, Impact Assessment in Transition: A Critical Review of the Canadian Impact Assessment Act (Irwin Law, 2021, Forthcoming)
15 Pages Posted: 12 Jan 2021
Date Written: December 23, 2020
Environmental assessment (EA) processes have been an important tool in the governance toolbox in Canada for over 40 years. This chapter traces the history of federal EA in Canada from the EARP Guidelines Order to CEAA and the IAA. We also offer some highlights from the historical Canadian EA literature.
Keywords: EA, Environmental Assessment, Canada, Federal Assessment, Impact Assessment
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