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Energy, Environmental & Regulatory
Corporate Commercial Securities
LAW SCHOOL: University of Calgary
BAR ADMISSIONS: Alberta (1996), Nunavut (2012), Northwest Territories (2014)
JoAnn’s practice is dedicated to environmental, regulatory and Aboriginal law matters. With over 20 years of experience, she has worked on major resource development throughout western and northern Canada including oil sands, oil and gas, coalbed methane, pipelines, co-generation, hydro, petrochemical, diamond and uranium mining, in situ coal gasification, power, renewables and clean energy technology. JoAnn has extensive experience in environmental impact assessment, land and water regulation, municipal planning, climate change, species at risk, corporate social responsibility and regulatory compliance issues. She routinely advises clients on Aboriginal consultation law, and has negotiated participation and impact benefit agreements with Indigenous communities throughout western and northern Canada.
JoAnn is called to the bars of Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut. She is currently the President of the Board of Directors for the Environmental Law Centre (Alberta).
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JoAnn regularly provides cutting edge commentary pursuant to environmental legal matters on the McLennan Ross Assessing the Impact: Environmental and Resources Law Blog.
JoAnn is a frequent author and speaker at conferences including: