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Bill C-69 – Status Update And Opportunity For Input On Development Of Regulations
Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act.
Canada
 
11 Jun 2019
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Court Of Appeal Rules On Latest Contaminated Lands Case: Huang v Fraser Hillary's Limited
On June 8, 2018, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its latest decision dealing with liability for contaminated lands: Huang v. Fraser Hillary's Limited.
Canada
18 Jul 2018
3
Brace For Impact (Assessments) – Government Of Canada Tables Omnibus Environmental Bill
On February 8, 2018, the Government of Canada tabled Bill C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.
Canada
15 Feb 2018
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Scaling Up Protections – Government Of Canada Tables Fisheries Act Amendments
On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, the Government of Canada tabled Bill C-68 comprising 56 pages and entitled An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence.
Canada
8 Feb 2018
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Navigating Environmental Risk: When And How To Apply The Precautionary Principle
The interpretation and application of the precautionary principle in Canada is far from settled
Canada
29 Jan 2018
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Reconciliation Includes Respecting Land Claims Agreements And Co-Management Processes – Supreme Court Of Canada Quashes Yukon's Peel Watershed Land Use Plan
On December 1, 2017 the Supreme Court of Canada released its long-awaited decision on the future of Yukon's Peel watershed.
Canada
12 Dec 2017
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Federal Discussion Paper Released On Review Of Environmental Regulatory Processes
At the same time, the government also commenced a review to modernize the National Energy Board.
Canada
12 Jul 2017
8
Expert Panel Releases Its Report: A New Vision For Impact Assessment In Canada
The Minister responded by establishing a four-person Expert Panel on August 15, 2016 to conduct the review.
Canada
7 Apr 2017
9
Is There A Duty To Consult On Legislation? SCC May Decide
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").
Canada
23 Feb 2017
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Update: Wind Farms vs Blanding's Turtles – ERT Decision Stands
The period for filing an appeal of the Environmental Review Tribunal ("ERT") decision on the Ostrander Point Wind Farm has passed.
Canada
15 Jul 2016
11
Northern Gateway Pipeline Project On Hold Until Canada Adequately Fulfills Duty To Consult
Canadian resource industry, government leaders and Aboriginal communities will be adding the recent Federal Court of Appeal Northern Gateway decision to their summer reading lists.
Canada
11 Jul 2016
12
Wind Farms Vs Blanding's Turtles – A Final Decision At Last?
On June 6, 2016 the Environmental Review Tribunal released its decision determining the appropriate statutory remedy respecting the Director's approval of the construction and operation of a nine turbine wind farm at Ostrander Point.
Canada
1 Jul 2016
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Seeking To Restore Public Trust – The Federal Government Launches Review Of Environmental & Regulatory Processes
On Monday, the federal government announced a comprehensive review of environmental and regulatory processes.
Canada
22 Jun 2016
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Legislative Changes Ahead? Commons Committee Calls For Overhaul Of Federal Sustainable Development Legislation
In a detailed and hard-hitting report released June 17, 2016, the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, said the government's Federal Sustainable Development Strategy "is not living up to expectations."
Canada
22 Jun 2016
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2016 Federal Budget Increases Funding For Environmental And Aboriginal Issues In Canada
The 2016 Budget will also increase funding to First Nations to address issues such as Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, education and reserve water quality.
Canada
30 Mar 2016
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Federal Government Releases New Interim Principles For Natural Resource Development Projects Currently Under Regulatory Review
The Government of Canada has announced five "interim" principles to guide the review of a number of major resource projects while it undertakes a broader review of the federal environmental assessment process.
Canada
29 Jan 2016
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Chronic Non-Compliance Earns Cement-Maker Substantial Environmental Fines
On December 4, 20151, Essroc Canada Inc. was fined a total of $200,000, plus a victim surcharge of $50,000, for discharging dust into the natural environment and failing to notify the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change.
Canada
18 Dec 2015
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Yellowknives Dene First Nation V. Debogorski: Is The Duty To Consult Changing?
On June 23, 2015, the Federal Court of Appeal released Yellowknives Dene First Nation v. The Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board, and Alex Debogorski, 2015 FCA 148.
Canada
24 Jul 2015
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Nunavut Homeowner Ordered To Pay $55,000 For Heating Oil Tank Spill
On April 13, 2015 a homeowner from Apex, Nunavut was ordered to pay the Government of Nunavut $55,000 in restitution for clean up expenditures resulting from environmental damage caused by a home heating oil tank leak.
Canada
28 Apr 2015
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