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Canada will focus on economic benefits in climate discussions with the US Canada will focus on economic benefits in climate discussions with the US
3/17/2017 | Full Story

Feds, Ontario to cut phosphorus loads in Lake Erie Feds, Ontario to cut phosphorus loads in Lake Erie
3/17/2017 | Full Story

Trump's Infrastructure Plans Could Trigger Coal Hike Trump's Infrastructure Plans Could Trigger Coal Hike
3/17/2017 | Full Story

UNESCO warns of risks to Wood Buffalo National Park
3/17/2017 | Full Story

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Nova Scotia outlines its cap-and-trade program
Nova Scotia has sketched an outline of a proposed cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gas emissions that appears to meet federal requirements for carbon pricing, but that will confine the trading market to Nova Scotia only.
3/10/2017 | Full Story

For BC voters, it's the environment
When British Columbia (B.C.) voters go to the polls on May 9, 2017, concerns about the environment will help determine where they draw their X. Recent surveys by Forum Research indicate that concerns about the environment generally, and Kinder...
3/10/2017 | Full Story

Green Groups Feel Burned by Auto Industry Climate Lobbying
3/10/2017 | Full Story

Commons committee reviews proposed neonic ban
3/10/2017 | Full Story

Committee recommends undoing 2012 Fisheries Act reforms
3/3/2017 | Full Story

Alberta warms to small-scale solar
3/3/2017 | Full Story

No News From Trump on Climate Pact Is Good News, Backers Say
3/3/2017 | Full Story

Ont first in Americas to launch circular economy, claims Minister Glen Murray
3/3/2017 | Full Story

Alberta Energy Regulator scolded for publishing its pipeline naughty list
2/24/2017 | Full Story

Safety board calls on Transport Canada to review train speed limits
2/24/2017 | Full Story

Challenges to Corps Waters Findings Still a Trickle After Ruling
2/24/2017 | Full Story

BC commits another $150 million to reforestation
2/24/2017 | Full Story

L & M Wood Products (2011) Ltd fined $32,500 after worker's arm entangled in sprocket Log In or Subscribe to View Article
2/24/2017 | Full Story

Federal Force Protection Agency fined total of $70,000 for no workplace harassment, violence prevention programs Log In or Subscribe to View Article
2/24/2017 | Full Story

Matrix Logistics Services Ltd fined $70,000 after worker's hand, arm pulled into moving belt Log In or Subscribe to View Article
2/24/2017 | Full Story

Konecranes Canada Inc fined $125,000 after manager dies from electrical shock Log In or Subscribe to View Article
2/24/2017 | Full Story

FranCar 2000 Inc fined $150,000 after worker dies, another injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
2/24/2017 | Full Story

WorkSafeBC amending its interim partners program policies Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ont to hold first auction on March 22, 2017 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC fines total over $3.5 million in Q1 2016 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC land developers, remediation industry face tough choice
British Columbia (B.C.) land developers and the remediation industry are, or should be, adapting their practices to accommodate the most extensive revision ever of the province’s Contaminated Sites Regulation (B.C. Reg. 375/96). Known as...
2/24/2017 | Full Story

Feds proposing clean fuel standard on top of Renewable Fuels Regs
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is currently consulting with provinces, territories, stakeholders, and Indigenous Peoples on the development of a regulation under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 that would implement...
2/24/2017 | Full Story

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Convictions

L & M Wood Products (2011) Ltd fined $32,500 after worker's arm entangled in sprocket Log In or Subscribe to View Article
L & M Wood Products (2011) Ltd. in Saskatchewan was fined $32,500, plus a surcharge of $13,000, after a worker was seriously injured.
2/24/2017 | Full Story

Federal Force Protection Agency fined total of $70,000 for no workplace harassment, violence prevention programs Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Federal Force Protection Agency (FFPA) in Oshawa, Ontario was fined a total of $70,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, for failing to comply with seven orders to develop workplace harassment and violence prevention programs.
2/24/2017 | 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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