Mondaq Canada: Environment
Saxe Law Office
Metcan Industries, which manufactures synthetic slag products, was convicted of failing to report a discharge of particulate that lasted "a couple of minutes".
Saxe Law Office
Essroc also pleaded guilty to failing to comply with the ministry's noise guidelines as required by their ECA from March 14, 2012, to June 21, 2012.
Langlois Kronstrom Desjardins s.e.n.c.r.l.
The directors' and officers' liability towards the Minister for environmental damage can be secured by a legal hypothec on all their movable and immovable property, as was the case with Ms. Marshall.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On May 12, 2015, British Columbia (BC) Premier Christy Clark introduced a Climate Leadership Team that has been tasked with developing a Climate Leadership Plan.
Saxe Law Office
The theory of EASR is that many environmental activities have routine, predictable impacts and always obtain permits with essentially the same conditions.
Saxe Law Office
Are Canadians still doing great science research, despite federal government cutbacks? Some of Canada's research stars are featured in a new website, Research2Reality. Worth a look, and good to see.
Saxe Law Office
What's in a name? The Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change has renamed its longstanding Waste Management Policy Branch the "Resource Recovery Policy Branch".
Saxe Law Office
The theme of the evening was change, with both Peter Sankoff and Justice LeBel highlighting the point that the law of today rarely reflects the law of tomorrow.
Saxe Law Office
Congratulations to Rachel Notley and the new Alberta NDP majority government.
Miller Thomson LLP
After five years of inactivity on the file, there is a lot to be done by October, 2015, when Environment and Climate Change Minister Glen Murray has stated the final details will be released.
Miller Thomson LLP
Under section 80 of the Environmental Management Act, S.B.C. 2003, c. 53 (the "EMA"), the government may carry out remedial actions in response to a spill that may pose a hazard to health or the environment.
Miller Thomson LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal has recently discussed the drafting of expert reports and the nature of expert testimony (respectively in Moore v Getahun, 2015 ONCA 55 (CanLII) and Westerhof v Gee, 2015 ONCA 206 (CanLII)).
Saxe Law Office
The Vatican confirmed this week that Pope Francis' encyclical letter on the environment is now finalized and is being translated, with an expected release date in June.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The facts leading to the MAP are not in dispute. Excavation René St-Pierre inc. operates a site in Quebec City where cement concrete, asphalt cement and bricks are converted into backfill.
Saxe Law Office
After 15 productive years, Gord Miller is winding down his term as Ontario’s Environmental Commissioner.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The permit authorized refuse to be discharged to ground as well as effluent to an ephemeral stream from a contaminated soil treatment facility and a landfill.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
A cap and trade program as a carbon pricing mechanism to fight climate change is at the forefront of environmental policy for 2015.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Carhoun & Sons Enterprises Ltd. (Carhoun) applied for an authorization under section 35(2) of the Fisheries Act from Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) to fill in ravines for a private commercial development.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In his decision, the Chambers Judge dismissed Alcan’s application for summary judgment on the basis that Alcan had failed to establish its defence of statutory authority on the evidence.
Saxe Law Office
The Tribunal ruled that the project would cause serious and irreversible harm to the Blanding's turtle population that uses the immediate area and that the proposed mitigation measures would not prevent that harm.
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Earlier this week the Supreme Court of Canada granted Jessica Ernst leave to appeal a ruling of the Alberta Court of Appeal.
Saxe Law Office
Another director of a company that violates Ontario’s environmental laws has landed in jail.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Carhoun & Sons Enterprises Ltd. (Carhoun) applied for an authorization under section 35(2) of the Fisheries Act from Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) to fill in ravines for a private commercial development.
Saxe Law Office
How far can no-fault liability for contaminated sites go?
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The Supreme Court of Canada issued a ground-breaking declaration of Aboriginal title on June 26, 2014.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
A cap and trade program as a carbon pricing mechanism to fight climate change is at the forefront of environmental policy for 2015.
Saxe Law Office
The Vatican confirmed this week that Pope Francis' encyclical letter on the environment is now finalized and is being translated, with an expected release date in June.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On April 13, 2015 a homeowner from Apex, Nunavut was ordered to pay the Government of Nunavut $55,000 in restitution for clean up expenditures resulting from environmental damage caused by a home heating oil tank leak.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The permit authorized refuse to be discharged to ground as well as effluent to an ephemeral stream from a contaminated soil treatment facility and a landfill.
Miller Thomson LLP
After five years of inactivity on the file, there is a lot to be done by October, 2015, when Environment and Climate Change Minister Glen Murray has stated the final details will be released.
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