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Saskatchewan climate plan dodges carbon pricing Saskatchewan climate plan dodges carbon pricing
12/8/2017 | Full Story

PEI introduces new Water Act PEI introduces new Water Act
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Companies Await Their Chance to Explore in Arctic Refuge Companies Await Their Chance to Explore in Arctic Refuge
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Alberta bets on clean(er) oil
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Column: Lots of enthusiasm for bioeconomy, but government must tread carefully
The enthusiasm and expectation were palpable during the Scaling Up 2017 bioeconomy conference held in Ottawa from November 27-29, 2017. Clearly, both participants and speakers felt that the time for a bioeconomy had finally arrived, and that...
12/1/2017 | Full Story

Ontario infrastructure investments will be subject to life-cycle assessments
“Build on Building Better Lives: Ontario’s Long-Term Infrastructure Plan 2017”, released November 28, 2017, is an update and tweak of a series of plans anchored to the commitment to invest $190 billion in infrastructure over...
12/1/2017 | Full Story

Floored by Fluorochemicals: Who Pays to Decontaminate Water?
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Cleantech companies urged to seek foreign markets
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Lafarge Canada Inc fined $115,000 after contract worker suffers electrical shock Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Bodycote Thermal Processing Canada Inc fined $135,000 after temp worker critically injured, dies Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Forma-Con Construction, supervisor, worker fined a total of $313,000 after worker dies Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Three Ont companies fined total of $460,000 after worker injured in arc flash 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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ONTARIO - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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BRITISH COLUMBIA - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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PEI WCB proposing change to legislative definition of impairment Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ont consulting on draft OHSMS standard as first step in voluntary employer accreditation prog Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Results of 13th Que-California auction higher Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Manitoba extends comment period on plan Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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NWT launches consultation on waste resource management strategy Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ontario gets serious about food and organic waste
For Ontario to make serious inroads into its waste disposal problem, it will have to deal with its food and organic waste. An action plan and policy statement propose a framework to do just that, though the most significant and effective change...
11/28/2017 | Full Story

Feds seeking new input on proposed revisions to Federal Halocarbon Regs
Environment and Climate Change Canada is seeking further input on its proposed revisions to the Federal Halocarbon Regulations, 2003 (SOR/2003-289).
11/28/2017 | Full Story

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Lafarge Canada Inc fined $115,000 after contract worker suffers electrical shock Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Lafarge Canada Inc. of Mississauga, Ontario was fined $115,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a contract worker suffered an electrical shock after coming into direct contact with 47,500 volts of electricity. 
11/28/2017 | Full Story

Bodycote Thermal Processing Canada Inc fined $135,000 after temp worker critically injured, dies Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Bodycote Thermal Processing Canada Inc. of Newmarket, Ontario was fined $135,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a temporary agency worker, struck by a forklift, was critically injured and later died. 
11/28/2017 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

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

Keep calm and build on: Federal and BC appellate courts dismiss First Nation challenges to Site C Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In two separate decisions released in early 2017, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) and British Columbia Court of Appeal (BCCA) dismissed court challenges by the Prophet River First Nation and the West Moberly First Nations (the First Nations)...
3/29/2017 | Full Story

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

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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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