Mondaq Canada: Environment
Siskinds LLP
A recent decision reiterates the importance of credible expert evidence in litigation relating to contaminated property.
Siskinds LLP
On December 20, 2016, the federal government obtained a fine of $975,000 for improper handling of electrical equipment containing polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) against a Montreal property management firm.
McMillan LLP
There is a common misconception that the Crown's duty to consult aboriginal peoples is unstructured and uncertain, and a related misconception that the government consistently loses legal challenges on this basis.
Torys LLP
In support of the federal government's commitment to ban asbestos by 2018, the Department of the Environment recently issued a formal Notice requiring companies and other persons who manufactured...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On December 17, 2016, the federal Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announced its intention to address carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in electricity generation...
Siskinds LLP
On December 8, 2016 an individual was convicted for transporting asbestos waste, storing asbestos
Lawson Lundell LLP
In Fort Nelson First Nation v. British Columbia (Environmental Assessment Office), 2016 BCCA 500, the B.C. Court of Appeal recently considered three issues involving the Reviewable Projects Regulation under B.C.'s Environmental Assessment Act:
Aird & Berlis LLP
On December 15, 2016, the Ontario Government announced a proposed regulation establishing the Ontario Climate Change Solutions Deployment Corporation.
Goodmans LLP
On November 17, 2016, in connection with the 22nd Conference of the Parties in Marrakech, Morocco, Canada submitted its long-term climate action strategy to the United Nations Framework Convention...
Torys LLP
On December 9, the Government of Canada announced the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change (the Framework), which was signed on to by eight provinces and three territories.
Miller Thomson LLP
On November 22, the Ontario MOECC placed a regulatory proposal on the EBR to make amendments to O. Reg 524/98 (Exemptions from compliance approvals related to point source air emissions)...
Bennett Jones LLP
The federal government, along with most of the premiers, signed a new pan-Canadian framework (the "Federal GHG Framework") on Friday, December 9, 2016.
Siskinds LLP
North America's first tidal turbine was recently connected to the power grid in Nova Scotia.he turbine being tested as part of a proposed project that would eventually see turbines installed...
Miller Thomson LLP
The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change posted on the Environmental Registry its long awaited decision notice to bring into effect updates to the model used by property owners...
Lerners
In the previous two parts to this series, I considered "A (Nearly) New Approach" to interventions and "Interventions in the ‘Public Interest" at the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal.
Siskinds LLP
On November 5, 2016, the federal government published a proposed regulation in the Canada Gazette, entitled Microbeads in Toiletries Regulations...
Siskinds LLP
The situation for many of the world's species, including megafauna such as elephants, rhinos, and tigers, appears increasingly bleak.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On December 10, 2016, the Ontario Business Corporations Act ("OBCA") will be amended by the Forfeited Corporate Property Act, 2015 ("FCPA") to include new record keeping obligations for corporations with interests in land.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On December 9, 2016, the Government of Canada and most Canadian provinces adopted the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change.
Goodmans LLP
Corporations, officers and directors can be subject to large fines for environmental damage caused by the corporation under environmental protection legislation in Canada.
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Stikeman Elliott LLP
In addition to its independent consent agreement, the Bureau participated in a proposed class action settlement that Volkswagen reached with consumers of certain affected vehicles.
Lawson Lundell LLP
In Fort Nelson First Nation v. British Columbia (Environmental Assessment Office), 2016 BCCA 500, the B.C. Court of Appeal recently considered three issues involving the Reviewable Projects Regulation under B.C.'s Environmental Assessment Act:
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On December 10, 2016, the Ontario Business Corporations Act ("OBCA") will be amended by the Forfeited Corporate Property Act, 2015 ("FCPA") to include new record keeping obligations for corporations with interests in land.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On December 17, 2016, the federal Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) announced its intention to address carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in electricity generation...
Miller Thomson LLP
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) has released a Draft Aboriginal Consultation Guide for preparing a Renewable Energy Approval Application ("Guide").
Torys LLP
On December 9, the Government of Canada announced the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change (the Framework), which was signed on to by eight provinces and three territories.
Goodmans LLP
On November 17, 2016, in connection with the 22nd Conference of the Parties in Marrakech, Morocco, Canada submitted its long-term climate action strategy to the United Nations Framework Convention...
Siskinds LLP
North America's first tidal turbine was recently connected to the power grid in Nova Scotia.he turbine being tested as part of a proposed project that would eventually see turbines installed...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On November 15, 2016, the Ontario "MOECC" published the Compliance Offset Credits Regulatory Proposal on the carbon offset program that is being developed to complement the province's cap and trade system.
Siskinds LLP
On November 5, 2016, the federal government published a proposed regulation in the Canada Gazette, entitled Microbeads in Toiletries Regulations...
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