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ENVR571: Legal Aspects of Environmental Management

Course at a glance

Next Start Date

January 15, 2018

Subject Level

Graduate

Course Description

Provides an overview of current environmental law and policy, including the role of the common law, legislation, regulation and policy and how it evolves over time. Explains how the constitutional division of powers is relevant to environmental management in Canada and examines the role of federal, provincial and local governments, and First Nations in regulating environmental protection. Examines the development and implementation of international environmental legal instruments and explores the use of environmental assessment as a tool to prevent unwanted impacts.

Course Credits

  • 3.00

General Studies Offerings

General studies courses may be eligible for internal transfer credit into their related programs.

Start Date End Date Tuition (Domestic) Delivery
January 15, 2018 March 25, 2018 $1872.86 Online
January 15, 2019 March 24, 2019 TBD Online