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Tilting at windmills? Ford joins Moe in carbon pricing battle Tilting at windmills? Ford joins Moe in carbon pricing battle
7/20/2018 | Full Story

NWT carbon plan promises to take with one hand, but rebate with the other NWT carbon plan promises to take with one hand, but rebate with the other
7/20/2018 | Full Story

Sugar Beets' Environmental Toll Isn't That Sweet Sugar Beets' Environmental Toll Isn't That Sweet
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Canada's Ecofiscal Commission asks, who should bear the cost of risk?
Even if all environmental risks could be eliminated, no society would want to. The cost would be far too high.
7/13/2018 | Full Story

Carbon capture and storage hits a speed bump in Saskatchewan
Carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a solution for carbon emissions at coal-fired plants has been dealt a blow with SaskPower’s announcement that it will not proceed with CCS retrofits of Units 4 and 5 of its Boundary Dam Power Station....
7/13/2018 | Full Story

26 Environmental Rules Being Rolled Back in the Trump Era
7/13/2018 | Full Story

Court upholds federal authority to halt private development to protect species at risk
7/13/2018 | Full Story

Column: Natural gas and its problems
7/6/2018 | Full Story

Ottawa contemplates changes to CEPA, 1999
7/6/2018 | Full Story

Fourth of July Firework Injuries Down but Hazards Remain
7/6/2018 | Full Story

Government tosses a lifeline to Quebec recycling industry
7/6/2018 | Full Story

Victoria can proceed with bag ban, says court
6/29/2018 | Full Story

Quebec assuming role of guardian of water
6/29/2018 | Full Story

Beyond Bitcoin: How Blockchain Could Help the Recycling Industry
6/29/2018 | Full Story

How to measure climate change adaptation and resilience
6/29/2018 | Full Story

Orica Canada Inc fined $65,000 after worker dragged while attached to safety equipment hooked up to moving vehicle Log In or Subscribe to View Article
6/27/2018 | Full Story

CMF Group Inc fined $75,000 after beam strikes worker, critically injuring the worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
6/27/2018 | Full Story

SMID Construction Ltd fined $115,000 after excavated dirt wall collapses, killing worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
6/27/2018 | Full Story

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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NEW BRUNSWICK - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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MANITOBA - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ont saying goodbye to Western Climate Initiative
As his first order of business, Ontario Premier Doug Ford has followed through on one of his campaign’s key promises, announcing the revocation of The Cap and Trade Program Regulation (O. Reg. 144/16). With that, the cap on Ontario...
6/27/2018 | Full Story

Revitalized BC enviro assessment process to respect Indigenous rights
Acting on Premier John Horgan’s direction to revitalize British Columbia’s (B.C.’s) environmental assessment process so as to “ensure the legal right[s] of First Nations are respected, and the public’s expectation...
6/27/2018 | Full Story

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Orica Canada Inc fined $65,000 after worker dragged while attached to safety equipment hooked up to moving vehicle Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Orica Canada Inc. in Toronto, Ontario was fined $65,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was dragged some distance while the worker was still attached to safety equipment hooked up to a moving vehicle.
6/27/2018 | Full Story

CMF Group Inc fined $75,000 after beam strikes worker, critically injuring the worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
CMF Group Inc. in Windsor, Ontario was fined $75,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a beam fell and struck a worker, critically injuring the worker.
6/27/2018 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

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

Failure to disclose: BC Supreme Court finds that potential contamination on a property gives rise to stigma Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In the recent British Columbia (B.C.) Supreme Court (the court) judgment in Ban v. Keleher (2017 BCSC 1132, 30 June 2017), the purchasers of a residential property in Victoria, B.C. were awarded damages when the court found that the seller made...
10/27/2017 | Full Story

Sitting up and taking notice: mainstream investors now seeking greater disclosure of climate-related risks Log In or Subscribe to View Article
2017 has seen a broad push by global institutional investors to encourage governments to fully implement the Paris Agreement.
8/29/2017 | Full Story

To boldly go...California envisions a new approach to its cap-and-trade system Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In the ongoing pursuit of a state-of-the-art carbon pricing regime, two California senators introduced amendments to US Senate Bill No. 775 (SB 775), the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: market-based compliance mechanisms, into...
5/29/2017 | 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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