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Ontario proposing new bottled water permit rules Ontario proposing new bottled water permit rules
1/13/2017 | Full Story

Canada's first marine wildlife area offers weak protection, says WWF-Canada Canada's first marine wildlife area offers weak protection, says WWF-Canada
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Climate Pact Survival Hinges on 'America First' Vow, Tillerson Says Climate Pact Survival Hinges on 'America First' Vow, Tillerson Says
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NB training centre for mining, drilling industries
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Column: Considerations of a life-cycle analysis study
Green claims are becoming ever more common in the marketplace and are likely to continue to do so as public environmental concerns grow. With claims becoming more widespread, there is an increased risk that the media, or government regulators,...
1/6/2017 | Full Story

Ontario plans its zero-waste future
The draft Strategy for a Waste-Free Ontario: Building the Circular Economy is down to its final strokes. An earlier draft was subject to public comment from November 26, 2015 to February 29, 2016, both online and through public meetings. The...
1/6/2017 | Full Story

Alaska Gold Mine Dispute Stayed as Operators Look to Trump
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Greenhouses earn greenhouse gas rebate
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Feds move to ban asbestos in Canada; asbestos users must submit info by Jan 18, 2017 Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Rest-Well Mattress Company Ltd fined $28,575 after worker seriously injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Prince Albert Co-operative Association Limited fined $35,715 after worker seriously injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Apex Distribution Inc fined $78,575 after steel rods fall on top of worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Earl Horst Systems Ltd fined $50,000 after worker critically injured in fall Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Poly-Nova Technologies GP Inc fined $80,000 after temporary worker permanently injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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G & R Inc fined total of $275,000 after worker killed by a reversing tractor-trailer 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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Cap and trade, approvals, assessments among concerns
Ontario’s Auditor General has a few things to say about three programs of the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) in the "Office of the Auditor General of Ontario: Annual Report 2016", released November 30, 2016.
12/21/2016 | Full Story

Feds intend to phase out traditional coal-fired electricity by 2030
Environment and Climate Change Canada has announced that it intends to amend the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal-fired Generation of Electricity Regulations (SOR/2012-167) to phase out traditional coal-fired electricity by 2030.
12/21/2016 | Full Story

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COMPANIES in the news... Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The Hudson Bay Company in Montreal, Quebec was fined a total of $765,000 after being found guilty of six violations of the federal PCB Regulations (SOR/2008-273) and the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. An investigation, led by...
12/21/2016 | Full Story

Rest-Well Mattress Company Ltd fined $28,575 after worker seriously injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Rest-Well Mattress Company Ltd. of Langley, British Columbia was fined $28,575, plus an $11,430 surcharge, after a worker was seriously injured.
12/21/2016 | 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

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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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