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Canadian Government To Ban Microbeads In Personal Care Products
The Canadian government has published a proposed Order to add plastic microbeads to the Toxic Substances List and has announced it is developing regulations to ban their use.
Canada
25 Aug 2015
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Unprecedented Decision On Canada’s Toxic Substances "Challenge" Program
On October 24, 2011, Environment Canada released the first independent review of a decision to declare a chemical substance toxic and add it to the List of Toxic Substances maintained pursuant to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA).
Canada
31 Oct 2011
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Toronto Joins Rush to Regulate “Toxic” Chemicals
On December 3, 2008, the City of Toronto became the first municipal jurisdiction within Canada to require businesses to disclose their release and use of chemicals.
Canada
25 Dec 2008
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Toronto Considering Toxic Substances Right-to-Know Law
On July 9, 2007, the City of Toronto Board of Health approved a recommendation from its chief medical officer of health to prepare a report on a proposed community right-to-know by-law concerning 25 toxic substances identified as priority health concerns.
Canada
 
25 Jul 2007
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Canada’s New Chemicals Management Plan
On December 8, 2006, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the federal government’s new "Chemicals Management Plan". The plan will carry out the mandate established for the federal government in 1999 under the Toxic Substances Control part of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) to categorize by toxicity all of the chemical substances known or presumed to exist in Canada that are recorded on the Domestic Substances List.
Canada
 
6 Mar 2007
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Canada’s New Chemicals Management Plan
On December 8, 2006, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the federal government’s new "Chemicals Management Plan". The plan will carry out the mandate established for the federal government in 1999 under the Toxic Substances Control part of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act (CEPA) to categorize by toxicity all of the chemical substances known or presumed to exist in Canada that are recorded on the Domestic Substances List (DSL).
Canada
 
23 Jan 2007
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NAFTA Panel Rejects WTO Approach to Anti-Discrimination Rules
The ability of NAFTA Chapter 11’s anti-discrimination rules to discipline discriminatory legislation has been called into question in the decision dismissing the challenge by Methanex of California’s ban on fuel additive MTBE. While many aspects of the decision are noteworthy, its treatment of Chapter 11’s anti-discrimination provisions is remarkable in rejecting the longstanding approach to these issues under the GATT and WTO Agreements.
Canada
 
15 Nov 2005
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Ontario Moves Ahead With Clean Air Plan For Industry
The Ontario government’s Clean Air Plan for Industry aims at reducing smog gases (NOx and SO2) from non-electrical industrial sources. As part of a consultation process initiated in October 2001, aimed at reducing smog gases, the Ontario government recently released a "Discussion Paper" on its Clean Air Plan for Industry (the "Plan"). The Discussion Paper is based on discussions between the Ministry of the Environment ("MOE") and various indust
Canada
9 Mar 2004
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