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12/14/2018 | Full Story

Albertans may be hurtin' but they can't blame carbon pricing Albertans may be hurtin' but they can't blame carbon pricing
12/14/2018 | Full Story

Forestry, farming can adapt to a changing climate, says Senate Committee Forestry, farming can adapt to a changing climate, says Senate Committee
12/14/2018 | Full Story

Fate of National Coal Leasing Program Gets Day in Court Fate of National Coal Leasing Program Gets Day in Court
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Mining in BC: the way forward
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Incentives will drive emissions reduction under new BC climate plan
British Columbia’s (B.C.’s) new climate plan will use carrots, not sticks, to get greenhouse gas emissions down to 40% below 2007 levels as required by its Climate Change Accountability Act. Accompanied by the beaming provincial...
12/7/2018 | Full Story

Saskatchewan will measure its progress toward 'Prairie Resilience'
Saskatchewan’s “Prairie Resilience: A Made-in-Saskatchewan Climate Change Strategy” is as much about adaptation as it is about emissions reduction. The plan commits Saskatchewan to “track and report across all areas of...
12/7/2018 | Full Story

Hauling Away California Fire Rubble to Take a Year, Cost Billions
12/7/2018 | Full Story

Feds report progress on sustainability goals, and draft new strategy for 2019-2022
12/7/2018 | Full Story

Ontario underwhelms with new environment plan
11/30/2018 | Full Story

Environment ministers want a path to zero plastic waste
11/30/2018 | Full Story

Googling Air Quality, One Block at a Time
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Provinces pick sides in carbon pricing challenges
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NB tables legislation to enact recommendations of WorkSafeNB task force Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Associated Mining Construction Inc fined total $100,000 after worker struck in head Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Agrium Inc fined total $490,000 after worker seriously injured by unsecured cable Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Vollmer Inc fined $150,000 after worker dies from fall through skylight Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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EHScompliance.ca Nov Issue

Status of Environmental Commissioner of Ont uncertain
If it was a swan song, it was a powerful one.
11/28/2018 | Full Story

New Ontario plan disappoints on climate, but offers a few surprises
The much-anticipated environment plan released by the Ontario government on November 29, 2018 includes chapters on air, lakes and rivers, waste and litter, land and greenspace, and climate. But much of the attention has been focussed on the...
11/28/2018 | Full Story

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Associated Mining Construction Inc fined total $100,000 after worker struck in head Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Associated Mining Construction Inc. in Regina, Saskatchewan was fined $71,429, plus a surcharge of $28,571, after a worker was seriously injured in the head.
11/28/2018 | Full Story

Agrium Inc fined total $490,000 after worker seriously injured by unsecured cable Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Agrium Inc. in Saskatchewan was fined $350,000, plus a surcharge of $140,000, after a worker was seriously injured when struck by an unsecured cable.
11/28/2018 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

It's not easy being green: Considering the environmental costs of cannabis cultivation
The passage of Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, with Royal Assent in June 2018 put Canada on track to be the first G-7 country to legalize recreational cannabis. With the Cannabis Act and its regulations slated to come into force on October 17,...
10/25/2018 | Full Story

It's not easy being green: Considering the environmental costs of cannabis cultivation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The passage of Bill C-45, the Cannabis Act, with Royal Assent in June 2018 put Canada on track to be the first G-7 country to legalize recreational cannabis. With the Cannabis Act and its regulations slated to come into force on October 17,...
9/26/2018 | Full Story

Changes on the horizon: Alberta introduces amendments to its remediation certificate program Log In or Subscribe to View Article
On June 1, 2018, the government of Alberta filed the Remediation Certificate Amendment Regulation (Alta. Reg. 97/2018), which will update the current Remediation Certificate Regulation (Alta. Reg. 154/2009) and will re-name it the Remediation...
7/27/2018 | Full Story

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

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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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