John has a broad range of project experience in natural resources, hydroelectricity, environmental, municipal, and property development. He has significant experience in development, municipal and environmental licensing and approvals, consultation, government relations, acquisitions, financing, and municipal development approvals. John represents clients in energy, mining, forestry, banking, agribusiness, and property development industries. John appears before legislative committees, administrative tribunals, and courts in Manitoba. John is incoming Vice-President of the Canadian Bar Association and is a past Chair of its National Environment, Energy, and Resource Law Section. He is a contributing author in The Law of Climate Change in Canada and Contaminated Property in Canada, and is a roster member of the Canadian Centre for Environmental Arbitration and Mediation.
Capital-intensive mining projects and long-term agreements in the industry, particularly outside of Canada, can be subject to political risk and change that can affect investment. How can investments best be protected?