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Column: Trends in corporate sustainability initiatives Column: Trends in corporate sustainability initiatives
2/17/2017 | Full Story

How to rid the world of 'zombie energy' How to rid the world of 'zombie energy'
2/17/2017 | Full Story

Contaminated Federal Sites Cost $447B in Liability, Watchdog Says Contaminated Federal Sites Cost $447B in Liability, Watchdog Says
2/17/2017 | Full Story

Mining initiative finds an international audience
2/17/2017 | Full Story

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Inactive oil and gas wells a potential problem in Alberta, says U of Calgary economist
There are more than 80,000 inactive oil wells in Alberta, and University of Calgary economist Lucija Muehlenbachs says almost all of them will never produce another drop of oil. Some have been inactive for decades, and under Alberta law there...
2/10/2017 | Full Story

BC gives a boost to electric vehicle incentive program
British Columbia (B.C.) is pumping another $40 million into its Clean Energy Vehicle (CEV) Program. The funding is intended to last three years and will support incentives for battery electric and hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.
2/10/2017 | Full Story

Will Trump Attorneys Defend Obama Climate Regulation?
2/10/2017 | Full Story

Ontario prepares for first cap-and-trade auction
2/10/2017 | Full Story

Green energy rides the winds of change
2/3/2017 | Full Story

Ontario recharges the electric vehicle market
2/3/2017 | Full Story

Cybersecurity Improvements, Rescinding Rules Welcomed by Energy CEOs
2/3/2017 | Full Story

Governments, First Nations agree on environmental monitoring for BC LNG megaproject
2/3/2017 | Full Story

Yukon, First Nations forge new relationship on mineral exploration
1/27/2017 | Full Story

Late to the party: Alberta finally launches energy efficiency programs
1/27/2017 | Full Story

Save Climate Pact by Arguing It's No Big Deal: Sen. Corker
1/27/2017 | Full Story

Ontario proposes performance-based renewable fuel standard
1/27/2017 | Full Story

Regional Municipality of Waterloo fined $50,000 after eight workers exposed to asbestos Log In or Subscribe to View Article
1/27/2017 | Full Story

Echaufauds Plus (Laval) Inc fined $85,000 after worker permanently injured in fall Log In or Subscribe to View Article
1/27/2017 | Full Story

Goldcorp Canada Ltd, Miller Paving Ltd fined total of $95,000 after 3-ton sand hopper topples over worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
1/27/2017 | Full Story

Peterborough Iron & Metal Inc fined $105,000 after excavator operating in reverse crushes worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
1/27/2017 | Full Story

Toromont Industries Ltd fined $115,000 after piece of equipment falls, seriously injuring worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
1/27/2017 | Full Story

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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NOVA SCOTIA - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ontario proposing stiff fee for water bottlers
Ontario is proposing a dramatic hike in the fee paid by water bottlers who source their product from groundwater.
1/27/2017 | Full Story

Ont finalizes policy framework for excess soil management
After reviewing the input it received on the Proposed Excess Soil Management Policy Framework earlier in 2016, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) has released its final version.
1/27/2017 | Full Story

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Convictions

Regional Municipality of Waterloo fined $50,000 after eight workers exposed to asbestos Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The Regional Municipality of Waterloo in Ontario was fined $50,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after eight workers were exposed to asbestos.
1/27/2017 | Full Story

Echaufauds Plus (Laval) Inc fined $85,000 after worker permanently injured in fall Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Echaufauds Plus (Laval) Inc., operating as Action Scaffold Services, of Mississauga, Ontario was fined $85,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was permanently injured in a fall from a faulty scaffold.
1/27/2017 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

To consult or not to consult: Federal Court of Appeal confirms no duty to consult in legislative process Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In 2012, the previous federal Conservative government courted controversy when it introduced Bills C-38 and C-45, omnibus legislation that made changes to Canada’s environmental assessment regime through the Canadian Environmental...
1/27/2017 | Full Story

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

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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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