Mondaq Canada: Environment
Bennett Jones LLP
The Ontario Superior Court awarded damages for migration of dry cleaning solvents the defendant corporation spilled between 1960 and 1974 in Huang v Fraser Hillary's Limited...
Siskinds LLP
On February 9, 2017, a construction company pled guilty to offences under the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994 ("MBCA") for the destruction of Bank Swallow eggs, nests and nest shelters.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
AEP's Decision provides additional detail regarding the transition from the SGER to the CCR.
Bennett Jones LLP
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is considering the development of a new clean fuels regulation under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.
Siskinds LLP
On December 20, 2016, Tidan Inc. and seven of its associated companies ("Tidan Group") pled guilty to 52 charges under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act ("CEPA")...
Lawson Lundell LLP
The article examines a recent decision by the B.C. Court of Appeal clarifying the threshold requirement to trigger a BC environmental assessment.
Siskinds LLP
On January 9, 2016 following convictions under the Fisheries Act in 2015, three companies were fined $2.2 million in a B.C. Provincial Court, for offences dating back to October 2010.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On March 6, 2017 Superior Court Judge P.E. Roger ruled in Huang v. Fraser Hillary's Ltd., 2017 ONSC 1500 that section 99 of Ontario's Environmental Protection Act R.S.O. 1990, c.E19 . . .
Siskinds LLP
Valero Energy Inc., the owner of the Lévis, Quebec-based Jean-Gaulin Refinery, has received a $500,000 fine for violating the Fisheries Act.
Siskinds LLP
Last December, the Hudson's Bay Company was fined for a large release of PCBs into the St. Lawrence River in 2011. The release involved 146 kg of PCBs, exceeding the permitted amount...
Siskinds LLP
The federal government is contemplating the introduction of new limits on effluent discharges from coal mines.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In November 2016, ECCC announced that it would be kicking off a process to develop a clean fuel standard in support of Canada's commitment to meet its GHG emissions reduction target of 30%...
Torys LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently ruled on the closely watched motion in Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corp., summarily dismissing an action to enforce an Ecuadorian judgment against...
Gowling WLG
On January 23, 2017, the Federal Court of Appeal released its Reasons for Judgment regarding the scope of the GIC decision-making authority under subsection 52(4)....
Devry Smith Frank LLP
"You can do anything you set your mind to." These wise words, spoken by Benjamin Franklin, were certainly true for Wang Enlin, a Chinese farmer with only three years of formal education.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Environmental Emergency Regulations under CEPA aim to enhance the protection of the environment and human health in environmental emergency situations by promoting prevention...
Siskinds LLP
Due diligence is an extremely important concept in environmental regulation and compliance. When properly done, it provides a defence to regulatory charges...
Siskinds LLP
As we have previously written, the federal government is currently undertaking a review of a suite of environmental regimes.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Two separate court challenges of the federal and provincial environmental assessment approvals for the Site C hydropower project in British Columbia have recently been dismissed by the federal...
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
With the Paris climate agreement having recently come into effect, climate change mitigation technologies have been the focus of widespread discussion and debate.
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Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
This week the SCC received an application to hear an appeal of the Federal Court of Appeal ("FCA") decision in Canada (Governor General In Council) v Courtoreille ("Courtoreille").
Siskinds LLP
Due diligence is an extremely important concept in environmental regulation and compliance. When properly done, it provides a defence to regulatory charges...
Torys LLP
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently ruled on the closely watched motion in Yaiguaje v. Chevron Corp., summarily dismissing an action to enforce an Ecuadorian judgment against...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Environmental Emergency Regulations under CEPA aim to enhance the protection of the environment and human health in environmental emergency situations by promoting prevention...
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Ontario Electricity Distributors Association (EDA) recently released a Report titled The Power to Connect: Advancing Customer-Driven Electricity Solutions for Ontario.
Siskinds LLP
Last December, the Hudson's Bay Company was fined for a large release of PCBs into the St. Lawrence River in 2011. The release involved 146 kg of PCBs, exceeding the permitted amount...
Siskinds LLP
The federal government is contemplating the introduction of new limits on effluent discharges from coal mines.
Aird & Berlis LLP
On March 1, 2017, the Quebec and California governments announced the results of the tenth Cap and Trade System Joint Auction.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
When a party finds itself in an environmental dispute, what evidence must it submit to support its case? And will that evidence succeed in Court?
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In November 2016, ECCC announced that it would be kicking off a process to develop a clean fuel standard in support of Canada's commitment to meet its GHG emissions reduction target of 30%...
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