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COLUMN: Canadian companies that compete with US goods should take note of Biden's proposed initiatives COLUMN: Canadian companies that compete with US goods should take note of Biden's proposed initiatives
11/27/2020 | Full Story

Canada Energy Regulator provides a glimpse of Canada's net-zero future Canada Energy Regulator provides a glimpse of Canada's net-zero future
11/27/2020 | Full Story

Food Waste Site Shutdowns in New York Risk Higher Methane Levels Food Waste Site Shutdowns in New York Risk Higher Methane Levels
11/27/2020 | Full Story

New Brunswick unveils new carbon pricing legislation
11/27/2020 | Full Story

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Feds begin setting a path to net-zero by 2050
The government of Canada will bind itself to a process intended to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. That doesn’t mean Canada must reach the 2050 objective. It means only that, between now and then, governments must take certain...
11/20/2020 | Full Story

Quebec's new green plan bets heavily on electrification of transport
Quebec isn’t putting all of its eggs into one basket, but it is putting most of them, unveiling a 2030 Plan for a Green Economy that relies heavily on electrification, particularly of the transportation sector, to get the province to...
11/20/2020 | Full Story

Racial Injustice in Environment Policy Becomes White House Focus
11/20/2020 | Full Story

Govt shirking many environmental responsibilities, says Ont Auditor General in new environmental audit
11/20/2020 | Full Story

Ottawa confronts four barriers to widespread ZEV adoption
11/13/2020 | Full Story

Ottawa agrees to methane equivalency with Alberta, Saskatchewan
11/13/2020 | Full Story

Biden SEC Likely to Push More Climate, Diversity Disclosures
11/13/2020 | Full Story

Ontario budget helps fund land protection, then erodes conservation authorities' ability to protect land
11/13/2020 | Full Story

Feds turn on the taps
11/6/2020 | Full Story

Audit questions NWT monitoring programs
11/6/2020 | Full Story

New Orleans Residents' Landfill Cleanup Request Tossed
11/6/2020 | Full Story

A new mining boom on the horizon? Quebec launches critical/strategic minerals plan
11/6/2020 | Full Story

Canada, Alberta settle on caribou conservation plan
10/30/2020 | Full Story

New tools will support First Nations' involvement in impact assessment process
10/30/2020 | Full Story

Dozens of Chlorpyrifos Lawsuits Coming Over Children's Health
10/30/2020 | Full Story

$50 million in TIER money will support renewable energy innovation
10/30/2020 | Full Story

Sellick Equipment Ltd fined $40,000 after steel bar falls on worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
10/28/2020 | Full Story

City of London fined $70,000 after worker struck by exploding cap Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Great Lakes Greenhouses Inc fined $120,000 after worker electrocuted Log In or Subscribe to View Article
10/28/2020 | Full Story

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Ont proposing producers take over blue box program
A long-awaited draft regulation that will transition Ontario’s blue box program to full producer responsibility has been published on the Environmental Registry of Ontario for a public comment period that runs through December 3,...
10/28/2020 | Full Story

Ottawa proposing possible amendments to PCB Regs
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is looking for stakeholder input on possible amendments to the PCB Regulations (SOR/2008-273).
10/28/2020 | Full Story

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Convictions

Sellick Equipment Ltd fined $40,000 after steel bar falls on worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Sellick Equipment Ltd. in Harrow, Ontario was fined $40,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was critically injured when a steel bar fell from a lift magnet on the worker.
10/28/2020 | Full Story

City of London fined $70,000 after worker struck by exploding cap Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The Corporation of the City of London in London, Ontario was fined $70,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was critically injured when a cap on a drain pipeline shot off and struck the worker.
10/28/2020 | Full Story

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Alberta expands Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction Regulation (TIER) to reduce scope of federal carbon taxes Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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8/27/2020 | Full Story

COVID-19 and your environmental obligations: cross-country update - A column by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The government and industry response to the global COVID-19 pandemic is evolving at a pace unprecedented for regulatory change. This article provides an initial overview of how to protect your business from potential consequences of...
4/28/2020 | Full Story

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

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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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