Mondaq Canada: Environment
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On November 25, 2014, the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office approved the Pacific Northwest LNG Export Terminal, one of the twelve major BC LNG projects announced to date.
Saxe Law Office
The project is being developed at the site of the Portage Dam in French River, Ontario which is 80 km southeast of Sudbury and 45 km southwest of North Bay.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On December 9, 2014, the Federal Court of Canada (Court) released its decision in Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation v. Minister of the Environment, Attorney General of Canada, and Shell Canada Limited 2014 FC 1185.
Saxe Law Office
The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change announced it would be working towards a goal of 80 per cent reduction in the number of acres planted with neonicotinoid-treated corn and soybean seed.
Saxe Law Office
The lengthy Blue Box funding arbitration decision under the Waste Diversion Act has been confusing for some readers.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On November 11, 2014, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced an ambitious plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Let’s say you’re retained by a nice young couple whose home has been impacted by a spill at the gas station next door.
Saxe Law Office
The UN climate convention conference that just wrapped up in Lima was meant to deliver a draft for a new universal climate agreement to come into effect in 2020.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On December 2, 2014, the Yukon Supreme Court released its much anticipated decision in The First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun v Yukon
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Soon after the city of Denton passed a prohibition on fracking earlier this year, the city was sued by several parties alleging that the fracking ban was invalid. It appears that the city of Denton may have some support in its defense of the fracking ban.
Saxe Law Office
We’re very proud to announce our victory for the Association of Municipalities of Ontario in the hard-fought Blue Box funding arbitration.
Saxe Law Office
Jessica Ernst is suing EnCana, the Alberta Energy Resources Conservation Board and the Alberta government for the negligent contamination of her property and drinking water.
Saxe Law Office
The Minister of the Environment and Climate Change, Glen Murray, told the Canadian Waste to Resources conference this week that he would have a new Waste Diversion law introduced into the Legislature, and passed, in 2015.
Saxe Law Office
The threatened white beluga whales of the St. Lawrence or high-noise pipeline work?
Saxe Law Office
The Canadian Bar Association has been engaged in a fierce internal debate over the Association’s decision, now revoked, to intervene in Chevron’s appeal to the Supreme Court.
Saxe Law Office
Here is Meredith’s presentation on Farm Animals, Manure and Environmental Law for the Animal Law section of the OBA.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Plaintiff brought an action against EnCana Corporation, the ERCB and Alberta Sustainable and Resource Development, claiming that EnCana contaminated her water well
Saxe Law Office
Few people, however innocent, can afford to appeal environmental orders, if they must also comply with the order throughout the appeal.
Saxe Law Office
The Ontario Provincial Policy Statement has recently changed how it refers to contaminated sites.
Saxe Law Office
Canada’s most contaminated site, the Yellowknife Giant Mine, has reached a milestone in its $1 billion taxpayer-funded remedial plan.
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Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Let’s say you’re retained by a nice young couple whose home has been impacted by a spill at the gas station next door.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada issued a ground-breaking declaration of Aboriginal title on June 26, 2014.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Effective November 25, 2013, the long-awaited and controversial amendments to the fisheries protection provisions of the Fisheries Act (the "Act") are now in force.
Saxe Law Office
Will citizen group litigation and the threat of personal liability stop fluoridation of drinking water in Ontario?
Saxe Law Office
A recent decision out of Newfoundland should remind prospective purchasers of real estate NOT to count on Environmental Site Assessments commissioned by the seller.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
A number of interesting environmental law decisions were released in 2013 and 2014. BLG Vancouver's environmental group has summarized these developments in its 2013-2014 Environmental Law Update.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Our Doing business in Canada publication is a general overview of the principal corporate, tax and other legal considerations that would be of interest to foreign businesses wishing to establish or acquire a business in Canada.
Saxe Law Office
The Canadian Bar Association has been engaged in a fierce internal debate over the Association’s decision, now revoked, to intervene in Chevron’s appeal to the Supreme Court.
Lawson Lundell LLP
On December 2, 2014, the Yukon Supreme Court struck down the Yukon government’s Peel watershed regional land use plan because of the government’s failure to follow the process for developing that plan under final agreements (modern treaties) with the Na-Cho Nyak Dun, Tr’ondek Hwech’in and Vuntut Gwichin First Nations.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Honourable Neil Wittman, Alberta's Chief Justice of the Court of Queen's Bench, has ruled that a landowner is entitled to carry on her lawsuit against Alberta's Environment and Sustainable Resource Development Department (ESRD) for allegedly being negligent in monitoring and regulating EnCana Corporation (EnCana) in the hydraulic fracturing of a well, and negligent in investigating the alleged contamination of her water well.
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