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Fallout from Trans Mountain decision affects LNG jetty assessment, and may affect others Fallout from Trans Mountain decision affects LNG jetty assessment, and may affect others
8/16/2019 | Full Story

Companies call for landfill ban to kickstart recycling of blue box glass in Quebec Companies call for landfill ban to kickstart recycling of blue box glass in Quebec
8/16/2019 | Full Story

Construction Worker Silica Risks Are Focus of OSHA Request Construction Worker Silica Risks Are Focus of OSHA Request
8/16/2019 | Full Story

Manitobans won't see new energy efficiency programming until April 1, 2020
8/16/2019 | Full Story

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Report recommends six-year wait for producer responsibility in Ontario
It took four years for 19th century workers, armed with shovels and pickaxes, to build the Canadian Pacific Railway. But that’s a mere moment compared to 21st century Ontario, which may take 24 years to fix its waste diversion problem.
8/9/2019 | Full Story

BC consults on plastics waste
British Columbia (B.C.) has come out with a policy consultation paper on plastics waste two weeks after the province’s top court threw out the City of Victoria’s plastic bag ban because it was enacted without the province’s...
8/9/2019 | Full Story

Largest Sources of Cancer-Causing Ethylene Oxide Go Unnoticed
8/9/2019 | Full Story

Ottawa renews contaminated sites action plan
8/9/2019 | Full Story

COLUMN: We should check out Recycle Across America for recycling solutions
8/2/2019 | Full Story

Report calls for financial assurance against mining disaster
8/2/2019 | Full Story

New EPA Lead Standards to Give Utilities Wide Latitude
8/2/2019 | Full Story

BC maps out grim consequences of climate change
8/2/2019 | Full Story

Continuous Colour Coat Limited fined $70,000 after worker injured cleaning unguarded machinery Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Waynco Limited fined $110,000 after worker struck, pinned by rock crushing equipment Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Torrent Shotcrete Canada Ltd fined $130,000 after worker killed falling into hopper of concrete pumper Log In or Subscribe to View Article
7/29/2019 | Full Story

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR - 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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Ottawa proposing to integrate WHMIS under its Chemicals Management Plan Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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PEI releases Proposed Water Withdrawal Regs for comment Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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What to do about large final emitters?
The federal government has filed its final regulation implementing output-based pricing for large final emitters — the second prong (after the carbon tax on fuel) of its carbon pricing system. Federal output-based pricing will apply to...
7/29/2019 | Full Story

The challenge of compliance in an age of uncertainty
“Heavy emitters need policy certainty,” says Isabelle Turcotte, regional director, federal, with the Pembina Institute.
7/29/2019 | Full Story

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Convictions

Continuous Colour Coat Limited fined $70,000 after worker injured cleaning unguarded machinery Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Continuous Colour Coat Limited in Toronto, Ontario was fined $70,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was injured while cleaning a piece of machinery that was not properly guarded.
7/29/2019 | Full Story

Waynco Limited fined $110,000 after worker struck, pinned by rock crushing equipment Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Waynco Limited in Cambridge, Ontario was fined $110,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was fatally injured when struck and pinned by rock crushing equipment.
7/29/2019 | 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

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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