Winnipeg Free Press - PRINT EDITION
Posted: 01/25/2014 1:00 AM | Comments: 0
Environmental lawyer Alan Scarth is the recipient of the 2014 Distinguished Service Award by the Manitoba Bar Association.
Scarth led legal proceedings on the Rafferty-Alameda Dam in Saskatchewan, which generated the first environmental-assessment law in Canada.
He also helped develop the Cooperatives Act and was counsel to the province on North Dakota's Garrison Diversion. He co-founded FortWhyte Alive. Scarth was made a member of the Order of Canada in 2001.
He was honoured Friday at the MBA midwinter conference. Last year's distinguished-service award recipient was Justice Marshall Rothstein of the Supreme Court. Previous recipients include Roland Penner and David Matas.
Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition January 25, 2014 A18
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