British Columbia

Fenner Stewart

Associate Professor, Faculty of law, University of Calgary

Dr. Fenner Stewart is an associate professor at the University of Calgary and a Research Fellow in Energy and Environment, The School of Public Policy. Fenner has been cited by the Supreme Court of Canada (2019) and the Supreme Court of Ohio (2022, 2020, 2016). He has won multiple awards for his teacher (2016, 2019, 2021) and scholarship (2018). His research focus is on legal issues emanating from multilevel governance arrangements within the energy space. Multilevel governance refers to the way in which decision-making power is distributed among different levels of government, as well as between government and other actors in society. Topics from his recent publications and current research include division of powers issues, climate governance networks, ESG regulation, and the regulation of asset retirement obligations.