The following article was contributed by J. Martin Kyle, a Vancouver lawyer and partner in the firm of Lawson Lundell at the time the article was written.
Kyle's paper was originally prepared for a conference held in Vancouver on May 1, 2001. The timing was significant because the British Columbia government had introduced the Streamside Protection Regulation a few months earlier and the topic was of widespread public interest. In the article, Mr. Kyle analyzes the regulation and places it into the context of the existing law. Of particular interest is the discussion about compensation.
The article is reproduced here with the permission of the author.