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Making The Case For A Zero Plastic Waste Economy: Canada Moves To Ban Single-Use Plastics In An Effort To Reduce Plastic Pollution
There is no doubt that plastics provide unparalleled functionality and durability across a range of products in our everyday lives. The production and use of plastics
Canada
29 Jul 2019
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Shifting Into (Green) Gear: BC Releases Updated Climate Change Strategy
On December 5, 2019, the BC government released the CleanBC plan, its long-awaited update to the province's climate change strategy.
Canada
14 Dec 2018
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Ontario's Environment Plan: Preserving And Protecting Our Environment For Future Generations
On November 29, 2018, the Ontario government released its Environment Plan: Preserving and Protecting our Environment for Future Generations.
Canada
6 Dec 2018
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Uncertain Ground: Owners May Be Liable For Unforeseeable Environmental Effects
In Huang v. Fraser Hillary's Limited, 2018 ONCA 527, the Ontario Court of Appeal recently ruled that foreseeability of harm is not an element of the tort of nuisance in the context...
Canada
6 Aug 2018
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Tervita Corp. V. Canada (Commissioner Of Competition), 2015 SCC 3
This Supreme Court of Canada decision provides a measure of certainty to companies that intend to merge.
Canada
22 Mar 2016
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British Columbia Environmental Appeal Board Reduces Redundancy In Appeal Proceedings
On December 4, 2014, the British Columbia Environmental Appeal Board issued reasons in a preliminary hearing relating to an appeal against Rio Tinto Alcan Inc.’s amended multi-media permit for its Kitimat Modernization Project.
Canada
29 Dec 2014
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CNSC To Appeal Darlington New Build Decision
We wrote about the judicial review application challenging the federal environmental assessment process for the Darlington New Nuclear Power Plant Project.
Canada
25 Jun 2014
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Another Setback For An Abandoned Project
The Darlington Nuclear Project was first proposed in 2006.
Canada
23 May 2014
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Update On Directors’ And Officers’ Environmental Liability: Lessons From Northstar Aerospace
The recent Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) case of Baker et al. v. Director, Ministry of the Environment (Northstar) raised more than a few eyebrows when former directors and officers of Northstar Aerospace, Inc. (Company) and its parent, Northstar Aerospace (Canada) Inc., were held personally liable by the Ontario Ministry of Environment (MOE) for contamination at the now insolvent Company’s former manufacturing and processing facility in Cambridge, Ontario (Site).
Canada
24 Jan 2014
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Levels Of Decontamination: Courts Favour The Pragmatic Approach
The Québec Superior Court rendered a major decision on environmental liability, sheds an interesting light on the criteria that must guide the courts regarding soil remediation, while reaffirming the importance of examining the intended land use in order to rule on the level of decontamination to be achieved.
Canada
9 Sep 2013
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Newfoundland And Labrador v. Abitibibowater Inc., 2012 SCC 67
In this politically-charged case, a majority of the Supreme Court of Canada determined that environmental remediation orders issued against AbitibiBowater Inc. in respect of contaminated industrial sites could be stayed.
Canada
20 Mar 2013
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