Mondaq Canada: Environment
Lawson Lundell LLP
Bill C-69, which includes the proposed Impact Assessment Act (the "Act") is currently in the second reading of the Senate.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On April 18, Ontario's Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks announced a proposal to amend the Endangered Species Act, 2007, SO 2007, c 6 (the Act).
Siskinds LLP
The federal government argued that climate change is a matter of national concern that cannot be addressed by the provinces acting on their own initiative.
Goodmans LLP
The news is replete with developments affecting the cleantech sector and the environment. While the global transition to cleaner forms of energy and transportation technologies continues to accelerate
Lawson Lundell LLP
Earlier this month, the B.C. Court of Appeal rendered its decision in West Van Holdings Ltd. v. Economical Mutual Insurance Company.
Lawson Lundell LLP
Formal Negotiations between Canada and the United States to modernize the Columbia River Treaty began in May 2018.
Siskinds LLP
The Ontario government has published the results of its 10-year review of the Endangered Species Act, 2007, S.O. 2007, c. 6(the "Act").
Siskinds LLP
On March 4, 2019, Topwin Trading Co. Ltd. ("Topwin") pled guilty to violating the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act (WAPRIITA)
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On April 11, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada denied the dry cleaner's application for leave to appeal from the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision in Huang v Fraser Hillary's Ltd.
McKercher LLP
Today environmental due diligence and managing environmental risk are fundamental aspects of most (if not all) commercial transactions. Whether acting for developer, buyer, seller, purchaser,
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Eastern Canada's ski season has officially come to a close. However, there is more reason than ever to keep an eye on the moguls.
Miller Thomson LLP
On April 1, 2019, the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the "Act") came into force in Manitoba, New Brunswick, Ontario and Saskatchewan, and it will come into force on July 1, 2019 for each of Nunavut and the Yukon
Siskinds LLP
The Ontario government announced a new round of changes to the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. C.27 (the "Act") and regulations in two Environmental Registry postings on Friday,
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On April 8, 2015, the M/V Marathassa (the "Marathassa") discharged an unknown quantity of intermediate fuel oil into Vancouver's English Bay.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Court of Appeal in William v. British Columbia (Attorney General), 2019 BCCA 74 affirmed a decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court, 2018 BCSC 1425.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
Environmental offences are typically punishable by fine; however fines can vary, even under a single statute. Canada's Fisheries Act1 prevents any person from undertaking work or activity
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
In Alberta, there is an ultimate limitation period of 10 years from the date the claim arose regardless of when a plaintiff knew or ought to have known about the claim.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The Superior Court suspended Halton Region's application for a declaration that provincial and municipal laws of general application applied to Canadian National Railway's federal environmental assessment for a rail hub.
Siskinds LLP
From 1994 to 2019, the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario (ECO), an independent officer of the Legislature, reported on government progress on climate change, energy and other environmental issues.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In this case, the Ontario Court of Appeal held that foreseeability of harm is not an element of the tort of nuisance.
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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
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")...
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.
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.
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").
Goodmans LLP
In a News Release issued on Friday, June 15, 2018, Premier-designate Doug Ford announced that the first act of his newly formed government will be to cancel Ontario's Cap and Trade Program.
Viridius Lex LLP
The federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act [1] (GHG Pollution Pricing Act) received Royal Assent on June 21 2018, as Part 5 of The Budget Implementation Act, 2018.
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