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COLUMN: Lighter isn't always better COLUMN: Lighter isn't always better
3/22/2019 | Full Story

New Brunswick promises its own GHG output-based pricing system New Brunswick promises its own GHG output-based pricing system
3/22/2019 | Full Story

U.S. Resists India's Push to Ban Single-Use Plastic at UN U.S. Resists India's Push to Ban Single-Use Plastic at UN
3/22/2019 | Full Story

Federal budget 2019: environment highlights
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CSA examines impact of a changing climate on Canadian Electrical Code
Later in spring 2019, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) is expected to release proposals affecting 50 standards to support climate change adaptation. They are part of a project launched by CSA in 2017 in partnership with the National...
3/15/2019 | Full Story

Poor data may hamper methane reduction efforts: CD Howe Institute
Though there’s widespread agreement that methane from the oil and gas sector is a big greenhouse gas problem that needs to be addressed, what we’re doing about it isn’t likely to work. We need far more innovative solutions,...
3/15/2019 | Full Story

Washington Bill to Save Orcas Makes Waves With Chemical Industry
3/15/2019 | Full Story

Newfoundland conducts survey on plastic bags, while municipalities repeat call for a ban
3/15/2019 | Full Story

Bill C-69 faces election deadline
3/8/2019 | Full Story

Little meat in latest Newfoundland and Labrador climate plan
3/8/2019 | Full Story

Hurry Up, Feds Tell States Mulling Colorado River Drought Plan
3/8/2019 | Full Story

Ministers (mostly) agree on national mining plan
3/8/2019 | Full Story

Environmental groups urge feds to find inspiration in CleanBC
3/1/2019 | Full Story

Stalemate: Court declines to rule on constitutionality of Alberta's anti-BC Bill
3/1/2019 | Full Story

Chemical Law's Worker Safeguards Ditched by EPA, Advocates Say
3/1/2019 | Full Story

Western Energy Services Corp, Great Western Tong Services (1987) Ltd fined total $96,429 after worker's forearm entangled in moving part of machine Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Rex Pak Ltd, director fined total $63,500 after worker permanently injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Events at One King West Ltd, Toronto Standard Condominium Corporation 1703 fined total $200,000 after worker killed Log In or Subscribe to View Article
2/26/2019 | Full Story

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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NEB approves Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion - again
Increased marine shipping from the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion will cause significant adverse environmental effects on the Southern Resident Killer Whale and on Indigenous cultural use associated with the Southern Resident Killer Whale,...
2/26/2019 | Full Story

NEB releases Draft Pipeline Financial Requirements Guidelines
The National Energy Board (NEB) has released for public comment draft guidelines that explain how the NEB will administer the Pipeline Financial Requirements Regulations (SOR/2018-142) made under the National Energy Board Act.
2/26/2019 | Full Story

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Convictions

Western Energy Services Corp, Great Western Tong Services (1987) Ltd fined total $96,429 after worker's forearm entangled in moving part of machine Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Western Energy Services Corp., operating as Horizon Drilling, of Calgary, Alberta was fined $71,429, plus a victim surcharge of $28,571, and Great Western Tong Services (1987) Ltd. of Virden, Manitoba was fined $25,000, plus a victim surcharge...
2/26/2019 | Full Story

Rex Pak Ltd, director fined total $63,500 after worker permanently injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Rex Pak Ltd. in Toronto, Ontario was fined $60,000, and Denise Sabatini, a director/officer of the company, was fined $3,500 after a worker was permanently injured while assessing a sugar-filling line at the company’s industrial facility...
2/26/2019 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

It's not easy being green: Considering the environmental costs of cannabis cultivation
The passage of Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, with Royal Assent in June 2018 put Canada on track to be the first G-7 country to legalize recreational cannabis. With the Cannabis Act and its regulations slated to come into force on October 17,...
10/25/2018 | Full Story

It's not easy being green: Considering the environmental costs of cannabis cultivation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The passage of Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, with Royal Assent in June 2018 put Canada on track to be the first G-7 country to legalize recreational cannabis. With the Cannabis Act and its regulations slated to come into force on October 17,...
9/26/2018 | Full Story

Changes on the horizon: Alberta introduces amendments to its remediation certificate program Log In or Subscribe to View Article
On June 1, 2018, the government of Alberta filed the Remediation Certificate Amendment Regulation (Alta. Reg. 97/2018), which will update the current Remediation Certificate Regulation (Alta. Reg. 154/2009) and will re-name it the Remediation...
7/27/2018 | Full Story

Everything old is new again: federal government proposes changes to Fisheries Act Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In 2016, the federal government launched a review of federal environmental assessment and regulatory processes, including a review of changes made to the Fisheries Act in 2012. On February 6, 2018, the federal government announced amendments to...
3/27/2018 | Full Story

Process matters: Supreme Court of Canada quashes land use plan approval by Yukon government Log In or Subscribe to View Article
On December 1, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) delivered its decision in First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun v. Yukon, 2017 SCC 58, which overturned the Yukon government’s decision to open the Peel watershed for development and...
12/20/2017 | Full Story

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Case Studies

Inadequate Due Diligence Left Bank Liable for $2.3 Million in Damages, Attorney Says
A recent case in California illustrates the importance of banks “fully understanding the costs potentially associated with a property before they either close the loan or take title,” an environmental attorney told Bloomberg BNA...
11/28/2014 | Full Story

STUDY: Canada's drinking water contaminated by excreted drugs Log In or Subscribe to View Article

9/22/2014 | Full Story

Small appliance repair beaten down by throwaway culture Log In or Subscribe to View Article

8/12/2014 | Full Story

Finnish researcher finds success using fungal remediation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
White-rot fungus, mostly known for its ability to decay forest wood, can be used as a low-cost cleanser for contaminated soils, a Finnish researcher has found. 
6/26/2014 | Full Story

VIDEOS: Sneak peek at Toronto's East Bayfront condo remediation Log In or Subscribe to View Article

6/25/2014 | Full Story

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