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Ontario reveals its proposed project list Ontario reveals its proposed project list
9/18/2020 | Full Story

BC moves to protect some old-growth forest, but is it enough? BC moves to protect some old-growth forest, but is it enough?
9/18/2020 | Full Story

Water Wars at the Supreme Court: 'It's Only Going to Get Worse' Water Wars at the Supreme Court: 'It's Only Going to Get Worse'
9/18/2020 | Full Story

BC says it will approve municipal plastic bag bans
9/18/2020 | Full Story

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COLUMN: Electric utilities must increase investment in renewable power generation
Globally, the public does not have a positive perception of the petroleum industry, at least according to Amin H. Nasser, president and CEO of Saudi Aramco, one of the largest petroleum companies in the world by revenue. Now, a research-based...
9/11/2020 | Full Story

Advocates call for prosecutions after oil sands tailings found to contaminate groundwater
The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC), the Canada-US-Mexico environmental body formed under NAFTA and continued under its successor, has reported that there is scientifically valid evidence that tailings water from Alberta’s...
9/11/2020 | Full Story

Arctic Refuge Oil Footprint Could Expand Illegally, Lawsuits Say
9/11/2020 | Full Story

BC delays next carbon tax hike, again
9/4/2020 | Full Story

Activists aim a second lawsuit at Ontario's Bill 197
9/4/2020 | Full Story

Legal Analysts Disagree on Interior Project Studies' Double-Dip
9/4/2020 | Full Story

GM set to commission new cogeneration project at St. Catharines plant
9/4/2020 | Full Story

Second thoughts: mining association rethinks its support of Bill C-69
8/28/2020 | Full Story

Waste worries: NGOs call for tough producer responsibility regulations in Ontario
8/28/2020 | Full Story

Groups Defend Obama-Era Methane Rule, Invoke High Court Ruling
8/28/2020 | Full Story

Bonanza Drilling Inc fined after worker falls from walkway Log In or Subscribe to View Article
8/27/2020 | Full Story

NOVA SCOTIA - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC's Bill 23 increases workers' maximum insurable earnings to $100,000 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ontario's Forest Sector Strategy finalized
When Ontario’s Forest Sector Strategy was still in draft form, Julee Boan, boreal program manager at Ontario Nature, in a phone interview with sister publication, EcoLog News, said it read like a good piece of public relations. There was...
8/27/2020 | Full Story

Feds endorse five Alberta offset protocols for OBPS compliance
Compliance units earned under five of Alberta’s 16 offset protocols will be recognized under the federal Output-Based Pricing System Regulations (SOR/2019-266) (OBPS Regulations).
8/27/2020 | Full Story

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Convictions

Bonanza Drilling Inc fined after worker falls from walkway Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Bonanza Drilling Inc., a Brooks, Alberta company, was fined $35,714.28, plus a surcharge of $14,285.72, after pleading guilty to failing, as an employer, to comply with the duties of an employer at a place of employment.
8/27/2020 | Full Story

COMPANIES in the news... Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Seleine Mines, a division of K+S Windsor Salt Ltd., in Quebec was fined a total of $400,000 after pleading guilty to four counts of violating subsection 125(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. An investigation by Environment...
8/27/2020 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

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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