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Indigenous nations will play vital role in new BC environmental assessment process Indigenous nations will play vital role in new BC environmental assessment process
11/9/2018 | Full Story

Canada's energy future is green(er) Canada's energy future is green(er)
11/9/2018 | Full Story

State Renewable Energy Could Be Post-Election Winner State Renewable Energy Could Be Post-Election Winner
11/9/2018 | Full Story

Quebec industry gets a perfect grade in second cap-and-trade compliance period
11/9/2018 | Full Story

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Experts call for BC species protection law
Enacting an endangered species law is the last item on British Columbia (B.C.) Environment and Climate Change Strategy Minister’s Mandate Letter from Premier John Horgan. It is a process Environment and Climate Change Strategy Minister...
11/2/2018 | Full Story

Alberta hopes for payoff from methane reduction
Alberta is making up to $250,000 available annually, per small- and mid-sized facility in the oil and gas industry, to help reduce methane waste through leak detection and repair, energy-efficient equipment upgrades and other measures. The new...
11/2/2018 | Full Story

Solar Equipment Vulnerable to Cyberattack, Power Outage: Report
11/2/2018 | Full Story

New budget Bill will support Oceans Protection Plan
11/2/2018 | Full Story

K-G Spray-Pak Inc fined $75,000 after worker injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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GMJ Electric Inc, supervisor fined total of $110,000 after worker permanently injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Coco Paving Inc fined $325,000 after worker dies from injuries Log In or Subscribe to View Article
10/29/2018 | Full Story

WorkSafeBC considering when one-year clock for filing a mental disorder claim should start Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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WorkSafeBC drafts policy on surveillance of workers Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR - Occupational health and safety legislation 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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ONTARIO - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Carbon tax set, output-based pricing still to come
The federal carbon pricing backstop will be imposed in full to Ontario, Manitoba and New Brunswick, the federal government has announced. It will also be applied to Yukon and Nunavut, but at the request of those territories, which will have an...
10/29/2018 | Full Story

Saskatchewan's Bill 132 will enable Prairie Resilience climate plan
Saskatchewan has introduced legislation to implement its “Prairie Resilience: A Made-in-Saskatchewan Climate Change Strategy”.
10/29/2018 | Full Story

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Convictions

K-G Spray-Pak Inc fined $75,000 after worker injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
K-G Spray-Pak Inc. in Toronto, Ontario was fined $75,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was injured after being caught in a conveyor belt.
10/29/2018 | Full Story

GMJ Electric Inc, supervisor fined total of $110,000 after worker permanently injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
GMJ Electric Inc. and a supervisor, Gino Martignago, in Bradford, Ontario were fined $100,000 and $10,000, respectively, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was permanently injured when the worker performing electrical wiring work fell...
10/29/2018 | 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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