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New methane standards a step in the right direction for BC New methane standards a step in the right direction for BC
1/18/2019 | Full Story

Buyer's remorse? Environmental Registry response shows strong support for Ontario's dumped cap-and-trade program Buyer's remorse? Environmental Registry response shows strong support for Ontario's dumped cap-and-trade program
1/18/2019 | Full Story

Wasted Money, Idle Students, Stalled Studies With EPA Shuttered Wasted Money, Idle Students, Stalled Studies With EPA Shuttered
1/18/2019 | Full Story

The staggering cost of food waste
1/18/2019 | Full Story

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Canada joins International Renewable Energy Agency
Canada has become the 160th member of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). IRENA is an intergovernmental organization dedicated to the widespread adoption of renewable energy.
1/11/2019 | Full Story

Scientists link BC wildfires to climate change
Scientists often warn that it is inadvisable to link specific catastrophic events to climate change. Climate science is far too complex to allow for that. However, a group of research scientists from the University of Victoria and Environment...
1/11/2019 | Full Story

Market Reality Stands in Way of Relaxed Rules Helping Coal Plants
1/11/2019 | Full Story

Author/broadcaster examines the evolution of green rights
1/11/2019 | Full Story

COLUMN: Sustainability claims not to be taken lightly
1/4/2019 | Full Story

Much ado about nothing? Canada signs new NAFTA environmental side-agreement
1/4/2019 | Full Story

A Cryin' Shame: Spilled Bud, Miller Beer Targeted to Clean Air
1/4/2019 | Full Story

Natural Gas Innovation Fund adds members, doles out cash
1/4/2019 | Full Story

Sable Island energy project ceases production
1/4/2019 | Full Story

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Ace Bakery Ltd fined $55,000 after worker critically injured performing maintenance work on machine Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Weston Bakeries Ltd fined $65,000 after worker caught in conveyor belt critically injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada MP Inc fined $75,000 after wire coil critically injures worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
12/18/2018 | Full Story

Welded Tube of Canada Limited fined $120,000 after one-ton steel pipe critically injures worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
12/18/2018 | Full Story

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British Columbia's new climate plan earns praise
British Columbia (B.C.) Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver calls the province’s newest climate plan “a pathway for B.C. to have a thriving low-carbon economy,” and yet it still will get the province only 75% of the way to its...
12/18/2018 | Full Story

Chamber of Commerce backs carbon pricing with a loud caveat
A new report from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce has grabbed headlines for its endorsement of carbon pricing as the best way to reduce carbon emissions.
12/18/2018 | Full Story

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Convictions

Ace Bakery Ltd fined $55,000 after worker critically injured performing maintenance work on machine Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Ace Bakery Ltd./Boulangerie Ace limitee in Toronto, Ontario was fined $55,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was critically injured when a bread machine activated while the worker was performing maintenance work on the machine.
12/18/2018 | Full Story

Weston Bakeries Ltd fined $65,000 after worker caught in conveyor belt critically injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Weston Bakeries Ltd. in Etobicoke, Ontario, a division of George Weston Ltd., was fined $65,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker caught in a conveyor belt was critically injured.
12/18/2018 | 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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