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US election results don't Trump carbon pricing in Canada, say economists US election results don't Trump carbon pricing in Canada, say economists
12/2/2016 | Full Story

App makes (almost) everybody a conservation officer in BC App makes (almost) everybody a conservation officer in BC
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Economics of Car Emissions Standards Could Sell Trump on Rule Economics of Car Emissions Standards Could Sell Trump on Rule
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BC tanker moratorium to become law
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Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan at different stages of WCB reviews Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Three Prairie provinces have recently been in the full throes of review of their respective workers’ compensation systems. While Saskatchewan’s review of The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 has ended and the final report of...
11/28/2016 | Full Story

H2 Construction fined total of $2,000 though no worker injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
H2 Construction in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan was fined a total of $2,000, plus a total surcharge of $800, for two violations of The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 1996 (R.R.S., c. O-1.1, Reg. 1).
11/28/2016 | Full Story

AB Clothier Roofing proprietor fined $5,000 and jailed after worker falls from roof Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Bonduelle Canada Inc fined $80,000 after worker's arm pulled into moving conveyor belt Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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United Hoist Equipment Ltd fined $80,000 after worker falls and 1,760-lb steel frame lands on top of worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Linergy Manufacturing Inc fined $80,000 after worker suffers injuries, some permanent Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Tervita Corporation fined $100,000 after young worker permanently injured 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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PEI suspends new bottled water undertakings Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Results of 9th joint carbon market auction Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Feds propose to reaffirm guideline on enteric protozoa in drinking water Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Reaching environmental consensus: two global agreements adopted to curb emissions from HFCs and international aviation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Public health, carbon capture and storage may be big winners
Canada’s newest coal-fired electricity plants were planning to shut down shortly after 2040 under federal regulations put in place in 2012. Now, they’ll have to accelerate their plans by 10 years.
11/28/2016 | Full Story

Ontario taking steps to change air and noise approvals process
Following up on the results of an earlier 2016 consultation on a proposal outlining changes to the current air and noise approvals process, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change is proposing to amend the Environmental...
11/28/2016 | Full Story

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H2 Construction fined total of $2,000 though no worker injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
H2 Construction in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan was fined a total of $2,000, plus a total surcharge of $800, for two violations of The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 1996 (R.R.S., c. O-1.1, Reg. 1).
11/28/2016 | Full Story

AB Clothier Roofing proprietor fined $5,000 and jailed after worker falls from roof Log In or Subscribe to View Article
A. Bradley Clothier, sole proprietor of AB Clothier Roofing based in Dorchester, Ontario, was fined $5,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, and sentenced to three days in jail after attempting to deceive a Ministry of Labour safety inspector...
11/28/2016 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

Reaching environmental consensus: two global agreements adopted to curb emissions from HFCs and international aviation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
This autumn 2016 has been a busy period for international environmental deal-making. Shortly before the Paris Agreement entered into force on November 4, 2016, nearly 200 countries struck a landmark agreement on October 15, 2016 to reduce the...
11/28/2016 | Full Story

Art or science? Pricing carbon in an emissions-constrained world Log In or Subscribe to View Article
As the Canadian federal government puts the finishing touches on its national climate change strategy, which will be released in the fall 2016, indications are that all provinces will be expected to price carbon – whether in the form of a...
9/28/2016 | Full Story

Will the Redwater decision encourage reckless abandon(ment) of oil and gas wells in Alberta? Log In or Subscribe to View Article
originally published on www.willmsshier.com; republished with permission
6/28/2016 | Full Story

Lawyer: Alberta Ruling Leaves Oil Cleanup Responsibilities in Limbo
A recent ruling by Alberta's Court of Queen's Bench could favor creditors over environmental concerns when determining the priority placed on cleaning up abandoned oil wells, a Canadian lawyer told Bloomberg BNA. Read more.
6/16/2016 | Full Story

The art of collaboration in an age of reconciliation: Canada announces unqualified support for United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is an international instrument adopted by the United Nations in September 2007 to recognize the rights that “constitute the minimum standards for the survival,...
5/27/2016 | 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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