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Carbon, Taxed: The Saskatchewan Court Of Appeal Ruling On The Federal Carbon Tax – What Happened And What's Next?
On May 3, 2019, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal issued its highly anticipated decision on the constitutionality of the controversial federal carbon tax scheme in Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act.
22 May 2019
MV Marathassa Acquitted Of All Charges Resulting From 2015 English Bay Pollution
On April 8, 2015, the M/V Marathassa (the "Marathassa") discharged an unknown quantity of intermediate fuel oil into Vancouver's English Bay.
30 Apr 2019
Federal Pollution Pricing System To Be Implemented In Ontario, New Brunswick, Manitoba, And Saskatchewan In 2019
On October 23, 2018, The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau announced the Government of Canada's intention to ensure that that there is a price on carbon pollution across Canada in 2019.
29 Oct 2018
Le Gouvernement Fédéral Annonce Des Propositions Législatives Et Réglementaires Concernant La Tarification De La Pollution Causée Par Les Gaz À Effet De Serre
Le 15 janvier 2018, le gouvernement fédéral a publié des propositions législatives et réglementaires visant le système de tarification du carbone proposé, qui seront mises en œuvre ...
2 Feb 2018
Pénalités administratives monétaires en vigueur pour le Programme de plafonnement et d'échange de l'Ontario
Le but avoué de ce nouveau régime est d'assurer la conformité à la Loi de 2016 sur l'atténuation du changement climatique et une économie sobre en carbone
29 Jan 2018
Canada's Environmental Assessment Process Review Adds Uncertainty For Approvals
On June 20, 2016, the Federal Government launched a comprehensive review of Canada's environmental and regulatory approval process.
14 Jul 2016
Precautionary Tale? BC Environmental Appeal Board Says "Polluter-Pays" And "Precautionary" Principles Not Applicable To The Permitting Process Under The BC Environmental Management Act
The British Columbia Court of Appeal in J.I. Properties Inc. v PPG Architectural Coatings Canada Ltd, 2015 BCCA 472 affirmed the "polluter pays" principle in the context of remediation cost recovery actions under the Environmental Management Act, SBC 2003, c 53.
5 Jul 2016
Projet De Loi 104 : Une Loi Pour Augmenter L'offre De Véhicules Électriques Au Québec
Le 2 juin dernier, le Gouvernement du Québec a présenté le projet de loi no 104, intitulé...
1 Jul 2016
12th Annual BLG Environmental Law Update
A number of interesting environmental law decisions were released in 2015. Among the highlights were:
4 May 2016
Highlights Of The Speech From The Throne – Second Session Of The Twenty-Ninth Legislature March 8th, 2016
On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, Alberta's Lieutenant Governor, Her Honour Lois Mitchell, C.M., delivered the Speech from the Throne, kicking off the Second Session of the 29th Legislature of Alberta.
10 Mar 2016
Climate Change
Nationally, there will be significant changes to Canada's energy systems and economy, heavily weighted in natural resources.
5 Feb 2016
Top 10 Legal Risks For Business In 2016
BLG's Top 10 Legal Risks for Business in 2016 is our annual thought leadership report forecasting the key trends and regulatory changes that will have legal implications for our clients in the year ahead.
13 Jan 2016
2015 Year In Review: Top 10 Legislative, Regulatory And Policy Changes Of Import To The Canadian Oil And Gas Industry
In 2015 politics drove policy. With new federal and Alberta governments, last year ushered in unprecedented changes for the Canadian oil and gas industry.
8 Jan 2016
Court Of Appeal Affirms Polluter Pays Principle Is Paramount
The major recent decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal in J.I. Properties Inc. v PPG Architectural Coatings Canada Ltd, 2015 COURT OF APPEAL 472 ("JI Properties") affirmed the "polluter pays" principle in the context of remediation cost recovery actions under the Environmental Management Act, SBC 2003, c 53 (the "EMA").
3 Dec 2015
Big Changes Coming To Alberta's Electricity Market – The Winners And Losers?
As expected, the Alberta Government moved this week to phase out coal-fired power generation and replace it with lower-carbon natural gas and zero-carbon renewable generation.
30 Nov 2015
Alberta's Power Play: Potential Changes Should Bring New Renewable Power Project Opportunities
The Alberta Government is expected to announce policy changes in the next two weeks that should encourage new renewable power projects in the Province.
17 Nov 2015
Reporting "Historical" Contamination: Recent Developments In Manitoba And Saskatchewan
Spills are reportable in all Canadian jurisdictions. However, the existence and extent of an obligation to notify regulators of the discovery of historical contamination on one's own property varies from province to province.
28 Oct 2015
Ontario Moves To Prepare For Cap And Trade System For Greenhouse Gas Emissions
The Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change continues to move towards the introduction of a cap and trade system for the management of greenhouse gas emissions...
17 Sep 2015
Feu Vert À La Modernisation Du Régime Québécois D'autorisations Environnementales
Il apparaît clairement que la lutte contre les changements climatiques et la réduction des émissions de gaz à effet de serre constituent un objectif important pour le gouvernement du Québec et le Livre vert reflète cette réalité.
25 Aug 2015
Le Gouvernement Fédéral Annonce Sa Cible D'émissions De Gaz À Effet De Serre
Madame Aglukkaq a fait cette annonce juste après la présentation du Canada à l'Organisation des Nations Unies (l'« ONU ») de sa contribution prévue déterminée au niveau national (la « CPDN »).
25 Aug 2015
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