Mondaq Canada: Environment
Siskinds LLP
A July 2, 2019, judgment of the Environmental Review Tribunal in Alizadeh v. Ontario (Environment, Conservation and Parks), 2019 CanLII 62106 (ON ERT), confirms that corporate officers and directors
Siskinds LLP
Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2019 ONCA 544 on the constitutionality of the federal carbon pricing scheme.
Torys LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal has confirmed in a 4-1 decision that Parliament has the power to enact a minimum national price on greenhouse gas
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On June 28, 2019 the Ontario Court of Appeal rejected the Province of Ontario's constitutional challenge of the Canadian Government's carbon pricing legislation, determining
McLennan Ross LLP
Late on June 20, 2019, Bill C-69 was passed into law by the Senate notwithstanding strong and vocal opposition from across the country.
McMillan LLP
With the growing concern over the environmental impacts of commercial activity, provinces have enacted and expanded
Gowling WLG
Today, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision confirming that the federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the "GGPPA" or the "Act") is constitutional.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) recently released proposed new Migratory Birds Regulations (Regulations), which will replace the existing regulations of the same name under the Migratory Birds Convention Act (Act).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The Government of Canada has enacted two new pieces of environmental legislation, significantly altering the process for federal project approvals in Canada. It has also passed extensive amendments
Siskinds LLP
On June 21, 2019, Bill C-68, the Amended Fisheries Act, received Royal Assent and became law. The most significant change to the Act is reflected in subsection 2.1(b) of the new purpose clause:
McMillan LLP
On April 30, 2019, Canada acceded to the International Convention on the Removal of Wrecks, 2007 (the "Convention")
Cassels Brock
On June 21, 2019, Bill C-69, legislation which proposed sweeping reforms to federal regulatory regimes concerning the environment assessment of major projects in Canada, received Royal Assent and became law.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On June 20th, 2019 the Canadian Senate, Parliament's chamber of second thought, approved two government bills for which it had proposed significant
Clyde & Co
In finding that the clause unambiguously excluded coverage for environmental claims, the Court of Appeal set aside a lower court's ruling and held that the insurers did not have a duty to defend in the circumstances.
Siskinds LLP
In Ontario, the Nutrient Management Act, 2002 (the "NMA") regulates the management of manure generated from livestock as well as the application of manure and other fertilizer to fields in order to protect the environment and human health.
Aird & Berlis LLP
A recent report published by the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO), Closing the Gap: Carbon pricing for the Paris target
Bennett Jones LLP
"You're asking us to do a lot of new stuff, aren't you?" Judge Andrew D. Hurwitz of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in Juliana v. United States, June 4, 2019.
Siskinds LLP
On June 12, 2019 Husky Oil Operations ("Husky Oil") pled guilty to one count under section 36(3) of the Fisheries Act and one count under section 5.1(1) of the Migratory Birds Convention Act.
Gowling WLG
The Arctic has a very long history of avoiding the limelight. But, with the relentless developments related to climate change and escalating rhetoric over territorial sovereignty
Aird & Berlis LLP
In Urgenda Foundation v. The State of the Netherlands (2015) (Urgenda), the State of Netherlands was found by the court to have an affirmative duty toward its citizens to take action against climate change (see previous...
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Gowling WLG
On October 23, 2018, the Government of Canada announced the next steps in its climate action plan and reaffirmed its commitment to apply a federal carbon pricing system (the "Federal Backstop")...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Late last week, the NYAG filed a law suit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York against Exxon alleging that Exxon violated, among other things, the securities fraud provisions of a 1921 New York statute...
Gowling WLG
Until recently, few people in Ontario paid much attention to the "Federal Backstop," the federal carbon pricing system for provinces without a carbon tax or cap and trade program.
Siskinds LLP
On June 12, 2019 Husky Oil Operations ("Husky Oil") pled guilty to one count under section 36(3) of the Fisheries Act and one count under section 5.1(1) of the Migratory Birds Convention Act.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (Act), the federal government is empowered to administer and enforce a two-pronged carbon pricing system in provinces and territories
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
On December 2, 2018, Premier Rachel Notley announced that, as of January 1, 2019, Alberta will curtail 325,000 barrels per day of raw crude oil and crude bitumen production.
Goodmans LLP
Successful cleantech ventures often bring together different industry and professional sectors.
Goodmans LLP
On July 25, the Honourable Rod Phillips, Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks (the "Minister"), introduced Bill 4: Cap and Trade Cancellation Act, 2018, (the "Proposed Act").
Aird & Berlis LLP
Shortly after Alberta's United Conservative Party won a majority mandate, Premier Jason Kenney announced the first order of business for his government would be to "repeal the carbon tax,
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