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Grim Prospects for Drilling on Arctic Leases Despite Trump Push Grim Prospects for Drilling on Arctic Leases Despite Trump Push
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COLUMN: 'Environmental justice' may gain traction in 2021
The term ‘environmental justice’ is not well-known in Canada beyond activist groups and affected communities, but it appears set to come to Canada in 2021 or 2022 and may well have an impact on a wide range of industries. A Bill...
1/8/2021 | Full Story

Climate, Energy 'Singles,' Not Home Runs, Seen in New Landscape
Climate and energy legislation with bipartisan backing still has the best shot at passage given a narrowly divided Congress: clean-energy tax incentives; funding of low-carbon technologies; and new incentives for tree planting, agriculture, and...
1/8/2021 | Full Story

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Matt Reimer Construction fined $65,000 plus surcharge after worker died Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Miska Trailer Factory fined $150,000 after worker electrocuted Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Linamar Corporation fined $200,000 after worker suffers burn injuries Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Transport Canada updates fatigue management rules for railway employees Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Canada charts its hydrogen-fuelled future
The federal government released on December 16, 2020 a bold “Hydrogen Strategy for Canada: Seizing the Opportunities for Hydrogen: A Call to Action” that foresees as much as 30% of Canada’s energy being delivered by...
12/18/2020 | Full Story

ALBERTA - environment legislation
Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Act. Clause 1(a.1), and sections 30.2 and 30.3 are repealed. Subsection 30.1(4) is amended. Sections 31.1-31.3 are added. In force December 1, 2020.
12/18/2020 | Full Story

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Matt Reimer Construction fined $65,000 plus surcharge after worker died Log In or Subscribe to View Article
7262265 Manitoba Ltd., operating as Matt Reimer Construction, in Saskatchewan was fined $65,000, plus a surcharge of $26,000, after a worker died.
12/18/2020 | Full Story

Miska Trailer Factory fined $150,000 after worker electrocuted Log In or Subscribe to View Article
2055495 Ontario Inc., operating as Miska Trailer Factory, in Hamilton, Ontario was fined $150,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was electrocuted after coming into contact with live powerlines.
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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

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

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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

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