Mondaq Canada: Environment
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Climate change litigation continues to evolve in many jurisdictions and Canada has seen its fair share of proceedings seeking to hold governments and the oil and gas
Siskinds LLP
On August 28, 2019 the Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks announced Ontario's appeal of the Court of Appeal's decision on the constitutionality of the federal Greenhouse Gas
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
As of the end of August 2019, Canada has a new environmental assessment regime — the Impact Assessment Act. Concurrent with the coming into force of
Fasken
On August 28 and 29, 2019, the Impact Assessment Act ("IAA") will come into force, along with a new set of Regulations
Stikeman Elliott LLP
New CSA guidance highlights the importance of climate change-related disclosure to securities regulators and investors and aims to assist issuers in identifying, and improving
Gowling WLG
Effective August 28, 2019, the Impact Assessment Act IAA will set aside the past 40 years of federal environmental assessment in Canada.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The new Environmental Emergency Regulations, 2019 ("New Regulations"), enacted under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, came into force on August 24, 2019.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), COP25 will take place from December 2-13, 2019, in Santiago, Chile.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Our previous article on climate litigation discusses the framework by which plaintiffs around the world have brought claims against their governments for allegedly failing to mitigate greenhouse gas
Siskinds LLP
Earlier this summer, the British Columbia Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by the Province of British Columbia concerning the Province's liability for oil pollution under the federal Marine
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Demands for better reporting on climate change risks and opportunities by investors and the public have been increasing, prompting the Canadian Securities Administrators in March 2017
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On August 28, 2019, the Impact Assessment Act (the "IAA") will come into force and replace the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 ("CEAA 2012").
Viridius Lex LLP
Earlier this month, the Canadian government announced plans to ban single-use plastics by 2021 at the earliest.
McMillan LLP
The Province's end goal is to make producers responsible for the end-of-life management of their products.
Bennett Jones LLP
On August 1, 2019, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued CSA Staff Notice 51-358: Reporting of Climate Change-related Risks (the "Notice") that provides guidance
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The federal government's long-awaited overhaul of key environmental laws (Bill C-69, which implements the new Impact Assessment Act, the Canadian Energy Regulator Act
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
In recent years, awareness of the potential impacts of climate change on issuers has heightened both in Canada and internationally.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On August 6, 2019, the B.C. Court of Appeal (Court) upheld the provincial Minister of Environment's (Minister) determination that the Jumbo Glacier Resort
Torys LLP
Canada's securities regulators have published guidance for public companies on preparing disclosure about material climate change-related risks.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Les nouvelles indications des ACVM mettent en évidence l'importance des obligations d'information liées au changement climatique pour les autorités en valeurs mobilières et les
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Gowling WLG
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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.
Siskinds LLP
Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2019 ONCA 544 on the constitutionality of the federal carbon pricing scheme.
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
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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Bennett Jones LLP
On October 23, 2018, the federal government made further announcements regarding the federal carbon-pricing backstop (the "Backstop").
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.
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