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Ontario proposes new program for batteries, electrical and electronic equipment Ontario proposes new program for batteries, electrical and electronic equipment
5/17/2019 | Full Story

New coalition calls for mining reform in BC New coalition calls for mining reform in BC
5/17/2019 | Full Story

Lawmakers, 13 Bills Seek Answers to Nonstick Chemical Pollution Lawmakers, 13 Bills Seek Answers to Nonstick Chemical Pollution
5/17/2019 | Full Story

Bill C-69 clears Senate Committee
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Ontario wraps species protection and conservation amendments into new housing Bill
The Ontario government calls it the “More Homes, More Choice Act,” but critics worry that the promise of more housing and greater choice will come at too hefty a cost to the environment, particularly to endangered species.
5/10/2019 | Full Story

Quebec, Montreal well-positioned for the transportation revolution, says study
Quebec generally, and Montreal specifically, are well positioned to take advantage of the coming revolution in transportation, says Michel Leblanc, president and CEO of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal. “We have everything...
5/10/2019 | Full Story

Clean Energy Bill Would Be Neutral on Sources, Sponsors Say
5/10/2019 | Full Story

Montreal plans a ban on heating oil
5/10/2019 | Full Story

New excess soil rules take a big step forward in Ontario
5/3/2019 | Full Story

Agreement may keep the coal burning in Nova Scotia well past 2040: Ecology Action Centre
5/3/2019 | Full Story

'Tide Has Shifted' For Clean Energy Opportunity Zone Market
5/3/2019 | Full Story

NEB examines the future of energy in Canada
5/3/2019 | Full Story

CSI meets environmental monitoring at University of Manitoba lab
4/26/2019 | Full Story

Pay-to-slay or long-overdue update: Ontario's plan to reform the Endangered Species Act, 2007
4/26/2019 | Full Story

Colorado's Oil and Gas Rethink Now Shifts to Rulemaking
4/26/2019 | Full Story

Federal carbon plan risks giving an advantage to Alberta coal
4/26/2019 | Full Story

Ontario Plants Propagation Limited fined $55,000 after worker critically injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Vinyl Window Designs Ltd fined $165,000 after worker, crushed against frame of machine, died Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Dealing with dirt in Quebec and Ontario
Two provinces facing serious problems with soil management have released draft regulations intended to put things right. The problems are different, but so are the proposed solutions.
4/26/2019 | Full Story

Ontario aiming to eliminate assessments for low-risk projects
As part of its plan to ‘modernize’ its environmental assessment process and bring it into line with that of the other provinces, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks is considering exempting projects with...
4/26/2019 | Full Story

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New coalition calls for mining reform in BC
A new environmental coalition in British Columbia (B.C.) is calling for broad-based reform of the province’s mining laws. The BC Mining Law Reform Network, representing almost 30 local, provincial and national organizations, launched on...
5/17/2019 | Full Story

New excess soil rules take a big step forward in Ontario
Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks has released a plan to make it less costly for builders to reuse excess soil, more costly for builders and haulers who break soil management rules, and easier for developers to...
5/3/2019 | 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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