Mondaq Canada: Environment
Saxe Law Office
The Ontario Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA) is proposing to update the safety requirements governing the storage, handling, and utilization of fuel oil, diesel and kerosene.
Saxe Law Office
In May of this year, the Federal Court released a decision that affirms the importance of the precautionary principle in the management of fisheries.
Saxe Law Office
Dianne delivered a presentation to the American Bar Association on July 22, providing a comprehensive overview of wind litigation in Ontario since the Green Energy Act came into effect.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On June 23, 2015, the Federal Court of Appeal released Yellowknives Dene First Nation v. The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board, and Alex Debogorski, 2015 FCA 148.
Saxe Law Office
In May of this year, the Federal Court released a decision that affirms the importance of the precautionary principle in the management of fisheries.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
B.C.'s Drought Response Plan, the policy under which the government coordinates the responses by the province and local governments to drought conditions, is organized around four successive levels of drought.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Le 11 juin 2015, le projet de Loi assurant la mise en œuvre de l'Accord entre le gouvernement du Canada et le gouvernement du Québec sur la gestion conjointe des hydrocarbures dans le golfe du Saint-Laurent1 est déposé à l'Assemblée nationale.
Saxe Law Office
We are pleased to announce that Senior Associate Paula Boutis has joined the Board of GreenPAC, an organization dedicated to building environmental leadership in Canadian politics.
Saxe Law Office
Stephen Harper announced over the weekend that if re-elected, his government will increase its proposed contribution of federal lands towards the creation of the Rouge National Urban Park.
Lawson Lundell LLP
On June 25, 2015, Alberta's Environment Minister announced that the province will make changes to current climate change legislation, including the doubling of carbon levies from $15/tonne to $30/tonne by 2017.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Courts are becoming increasingly resistant to attempts by third parties, specifically environmental non-governmental organizations ("ENGOs",) to insert themselves in permitting processes and judicial reviews where they are not directly involved and add no relevant expertise.
Saxe Law Office
Congratulations to Ellen Schwartzel, the Acting Environmental Commissioner of Ontario on her first report, issued yesterday.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The environmental authorizations regime enacted by the EQA has for many years empowered the Québec Government to structure the environmental aspects of various activities which could or do impact the quality of the environment.
Dentons (Canada)
Canada joined 36 other countries in May and submitted its intended nationally determined contribution (INDC) to the UNFCCC in advance of the Paris COP 21. Canada's INDC is noteworthy in that it contains some interesting points.
Saxe Law Office
The City of Toronto reports that downtown bike lanes along Simcoe, Richmond and Adelaide Streets have dramatically increased the number of cyclists using those routes.
Saxe Law Office
We have blogged previously on municipalities flexing their muscle on environmental goals
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Changes to the Québec regulation the Cap-and-Trade System for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Allowances are intended to streamline and strengthen its carbon market and further align it with California's market.
Saxe Law Office
The sole corporate officer and director of Green Diesel Canada Ltd. has gone to jail, because his company breached a court order to pay restitution for illegal dumping.
Saxe Law Office
Two Alberta construction companies have been convicted under the Fisheries Act for rupturing municipal water mains, discharging chlorinated drinking water into storm sewers and fish habitat.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
An end to Alberta's stigmatizing inertia on climate change policy was announced yesterday.
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I continue to be surprised by how many people knowingly purchase a contaminated site, and regret it afterwards. Buy in haste, repent at leisure?
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The recent British Columbia Supreme Court decision in Yukon Zinc Corporation (Re), 2015 BCSC 836, provides some rare insight into the operation of provincial "miners lien" legislation in an insolvency context.
Dentons (Canada)
In her first major policy announcement since taking office five weeks ago, Alberta's Environment and Parks Minister Shannon Phillips announced today that Alberta's primary GHG regulation will be renewed and updated.
Saxe Law Office
A Sudbury ready mix concrete company, Rainbow Concrete Industries Ltd., pleaded guilty to one count under s. 30 of the Ontario Water Resources Act, for discharging concrete waste water into a Sudbury creek, and received a creative sentence plus a fine.
Saxe Law Office
Two Alberta construction companies have been convicted under the Fisheries Act for rupturing municipal water mains, discharging chlorinated drinking water into storm sewers and fish habitat.
Saxe Law Office
The sole corporate officer and director of Green Diesel Canada Ltd. has gone to jail, because his company breached a court order to pay restitution for illegal dumping.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On June 29, the Government of Quebec launched the province's first maritime strategy. The strategy covers the 15-year period from 2015 to 2030.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
In February 2015, the amended federal Hazardous Products Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. H-3 and new Hazardous Products Regulations, S.O.R./2015-17 came into effect.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Changes to the Québec regulation the Cap-and-Trade System for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Allowances are intended to streamline and strengthen its carbon market and further align it with California's market.
McLennan Ross LLP
On June 25, 2015 the Alberta government announced it would renew and revise the Specified Gas Emitter Regulation ("SGER").
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