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Ontario Court Of Appeal Holds Federal Carbon Price Constitutional
The Ontario Court of Appeal has confirmed in a 4-1 decision that Parliament has the power to enact a minimum national price on greenhouse gas
Canada
15 Jul 2019
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Ontario Proposes Greenhouse Gas Emission Performance Standards
Ontario's Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) has announced the next step in developing a provincial plan to address greenhouse gas ...
Canada
21 Feb 2019
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Province Unveils Made-In-Ontario Environment Plan
Ontario's Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) released Preserving and Protecting our Environment for Future Generations: A Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan (Plan) on November 29
Canada
6 Dec 2018
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The Proposed Impact Assessment Act: A Sea Change For Proponents Navigating Canada's Project Approval Regime
If the federal government's proposed Impact Assessment Act is enacted substantially in its current form (which is expected), proponents of large energy, infrastructure and mining projects caught by the IAA ...
Canada
20 Apr 2018
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Ottawa Unveils Federal Carbon Pricing Plan
On January 15, as part of the Government of Canada's commitment to implement a federal backstop carbon price, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and the Minister of Finance initiated consultation ...
Canada
19 Jan 2018
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Ontario's Cap And Trade Agreement With Québec And California
Ontario plans to join the Québec-California carbon market as of January 1, 2018, under a harmonization and integration agreement (linkage agreement) announced on September 22.
Canada
3 Oct 2017
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Canadian Environmental Regulatory Reform Taking Shape
The GC Recently Issued A Discussion Paper Entitled "Environmental And Regulatory Reviews," Which Outlines Its Proposed "Series Of System-Wide Changes" To The Federal EA Regime, Energy Regulation By The NEB...
Canada
21 Jul 2017
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Recent Federal And Alberta Developments In GHG Reduction Initiatives
This bulletin highlights two recent developments relating to the federal and Alberta governments' respective efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and transition toward a low carbon economy:
Canada
14 Jul 2017
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Canada Announces Regulations To Reduce Oil And Gas Emissions
On May 25, the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change announced regulations to reduce the emissions of methane and volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from Canada's oil and gas sector.
Canada
9 Jun 2017
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Canada Releases Discussion Paper On Federal Carbon Pricing
On May 18, the Government of Canada released a technical discussion paper (Discussion Paper) describing how it proposes to implement a backstop carbon price in provinces and territories...
Canada
25 May 2017
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Budget 2017 Outlines Plan For Clean Growth Economy
On March 22, the Government of Canada unveiled the 2017 Federal Budget, which includes various commitments for the creation of a "clean growth economy."
Canada
3 Apr 2017
12
"Corporate Separateness" Results In The Dismissal Of Pollution Enforcement Suit Against Chevron Canada
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...
Canada
3 Mar 2017
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Ontario Will Review Water Taking Rules And Proposes A Related Moratorium
The Ontario Government responds to growing interest in the priority of uses and users of water.
Canada
1 Nov 2016
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Ontario Releases Draft Cap-And-Trade Regulations
During its budget announcement this afternoon, February 25, 2016, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) released draft regulations...
Canada
6 Mar 2016
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Ontario Cap-And-Trade Program Design Options Released
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has released a discussion paper titled Cap-and-Trade Program Design Options...
Canada
1 Dec 2015
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First Appeal Of Renewable Energy Approval Dismissed
On July 18, 2011, Ontario’s Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) issued its highly anticipated decision in Erickson v. Director, Ministry of the Environment, finding that the appellants who had challenged the issuance of a renewable energy approval (REA) for the Kent Breeze Wind Project (the Project) had failed to show that it will cause serious harm to human health.
Canada
21 Jul 2011
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Ministry Of The Environment Proposes Reform Of Environmental Approvals Process
Following the enactment of the Open for Business Act (see Torys’ bulletin for details), the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) has begun identifying certain low-risk activities that will no longer require certain environmental approvals, provided that the activities meet specific requirements and are registered on a proposed database called the Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR).
Canada
2 Feb 2011
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Torys' Environmental, Health and Safety Bulletin - November 2010
On November 12, 2010, the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) issued the first three Renewable Energy Approvals (REAs) under Ontario’s new approval regime for renewable energy projects.
Canada
1 Dec 2010
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Torys' Environmental, Health and Safety Bulletin - October 2010
On October 7, 2010, Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment (MOE) proposed amendments to O. Reg. 359/09, the regulation governing Renewable Energy Approvals (REAs).
Canada
12 Nov 2010
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Torys' Environmental, Health and Safety Bulletin - April to September 2010
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment is now considering comments received on its proposed approach to permit offshore wind projects seeking a Renewable Energy Approval (REA) under Ontario’s Environmental Protection Act.
Canada
4 Oct 2010
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