Event Description

Join lawyers in our national Environmental group for a two-part conversation on environmental law developments, with specific updates relevant to Eastern and Western Canada. Both webinars will include a brief overview of the opposite jurisdiction.

A brief Q&A session will follow each presentation.


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Date - Seminar Focus

November 22, 2022

1 – 2:30 p.m. (ET)

Western Canada:

  • Standing before regulatory tribunals – how to obtain and challenge standing
  • B.C. and Alberta contaminated sites update
  • Federal, B.C. and Alberta enforcement update – recent investigative and penalty trends
  • Unfunded liabilities and security requirements for large projects
  • A brief overview of eastern Canadian developments

December 8, 2022

12 – 1:30 p.m. (ET)

Eastern Canada:

  • Overview of new Quebec developments
  • Ontario's new Environmental Assessment Act
  • Prosecutions and administrative monetary penalties – the latest in enforcement
  • Species at risk and impacts on development federally and in Quebec and Ontario
  • What to watch out for in the world of emerging contaminants like PFAS
  • Circular economy – product stewardship developments in Ontario and Quebec
  • A brief overview of western Canadian developments

Speakers and Mandatory Continuing Education

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The webinar streaming will begin 15 minutes before the presentation.

Please note that these programs will be delivered in English.