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Alberta, Ontario OBPS plans fall short of federal standard: Pembina Institute Alberta, Ontario OBPS plans fall short of federal standard: Pembina Institute
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BC program supports energy efficiency upgrades in older apartment buildings BC program supports energy efficiency upgrades in older apartment buildings
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Activist Shareholders Set Their Sights on Pesticide Use Activist Shareholders Set Their Sights on Pesticide Use
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Maple Leaf Foods achieves carbon neutrality
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New ALUS Canada program courts corporate sponsors
When environmental organizations consider adding corporate sponsorship to their revenue mix, one of the first considerations is ensuring that the values of the two parties are in close alignment. But that’s only one of several important...
11/8/2019 | Full Story

Ontario will shift to administrative monetary penalties for environmental offences
The Ontario government says changes to the penalty regime in its omnibus Bill 132, the Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2019, will strengthen enforcement and compliance with environmental laws by broadening the application of...
11/8/2019 | Full Story

Public Trust in Tap Water May Hinge on Fluoride Link to Child IQ
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Alberta pulls the plug on energy efficiency programs
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Alberta unveils final details of its TIER plan
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Ontario calls for development of new registry for hazardous waste movement
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Justice Department Ponders Nixing Environmental Settlements Tool
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Quebec calls on environmental watchdog to look into asbestos
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10,000 new cancers each year are caused by exposures at work: report Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Canadian General-Tower Ltd fined $100,000 after worker critically injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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K-Line Maintenance & Construction Limited fined $150,000 after worker critically injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Venture Steel Inc fined $150,000 for worker's death Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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WorkSafeBC proposing to amend four Parts of OH&S Reg Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BC proposing amendments to Mines Act Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Debate continues over merits of ethanol in gasoline
Quebec may overtake Ontario in the race to become the first jurisdiction in Canada to require 15% ethanol content in gasoline (E15). 
10/29/2019 | Full Story

Ont to transfer reg requirements into Enviro Compliance Approvals
Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks is proposing to transfer the requirements of all nine current sector-specific industrial effluent monitoring and limits regulations into individual Environmental Compliance...
10/29/2019 | Full Story

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Ontario will shift to administrative monetary penalties for environmental offences
The Ontario government says changes to the penalty regime in its omnibus Bill 132, the Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2019, will strengthen enforcement and compliance with environmental laws by broadening the application of...
11/8/2019 | Full Story

Justice Department Ponders Nixing Environmental Settlements Tool
The Justice Department may end a nearly 30-year practice of letting companies make amends for pollution-related violations by performing environmentally beneficial projects, a department official told Bloomberg Environment. Read more.
11/1/2019 | 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

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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

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