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Focus on efficiency, not diversion, to deal with waste: Canada's Ecofiscal Commission Focus on efficiency, not diversion, to deal with waste: Canada's Ecofiscal Commission
10/19/2018 | Full Story

Cost of cancelling cap-and-trade will be $3 billion, says Ontario's Financial Accountability Officer Cost of cancelling cap-and-trade will be $3 billion, says Ontario's Financial Accountability Officer
10/19/2018 | Full Story

Changes to Obama-Era Worker Safety Rules Delayed Changes to Obama-Era Worker Safety Rules Delayed
10/19/2018 | Full Story

NEB schedules Trans Mountain hearings, version 2.0
10/19/2018 | Full Story

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Manitoba must address consequences of killing its carbon tax
Manitoba’s announcement that it will proceed with its climate plan, minus the carbon tax, leaves plenty of questions unanswered. Premier Brian Pallister announced on October 3, 2018 that, in light of the federal government’s...
10/12/2018 | Full Story

CME raises awareness of clean fuel standard
The organization Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) has launched a campaign to raise awareness of federal plans to introduce a new clean fuel standard in 2019. CME says it doesn’t oppose a clean fuel standard in principle....
10/12/2018 | Full Story

Carbon Removal Firms See Opportunity in U.N. Climate Report
10/12/2018 | Full Story

Duty to consult does not extend to legislation: Supreme Court
10/12/2018 | Full Story

COLUMN: When governments abandon consultation, business should conduct its own
10/5/2018 | Full Story

Feds will review enforcement framework under Chemicals Management Plan
10/5/2018 | Full Story

Multiple New California Laws Aimed at Extinguishing Wildfires
10/5/2018 | Full Story

LNG Canada demonstrates that megaprojects are possible, but at what cost?
10/5/2018 | Full Story

Ontario Environmental Commissioner speaks of climate planning in the past tense
9/28/2018 | Full Story

The joy of carbon taxation
9/28/2018 | Full Story

Endangered Species Act Changes Get Another Push on Capitol Hill
9/28/2018 | Full Story

Notley turns up the pressure on Ottawa
9/28/2018 | Full Story

CBRE Limited fined total of $80,000 after worker receives electrical shock Log In or Subscribe to View Article
9/26/2018 | Full Story

FNX fined $70,000 after worker critically injured, requiring surgery Log In or Subscribe to View Article
9/26/2018 | Full Story

WorkSafeBC proposing complete overhaul of its policies on marine operations Log In or Subscribe to View Article
9/26/2018 | Full Story

NEW BRUNSWICK - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Ontario's climate policy under the wrecking ball
Three days after Ontario Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines introduced Bill 34, the Green Energy Repeal Act, 2018, Ontario Premier Doug Ford toured an Ottawa neighbourhood devastated by a rare September 2018 tornado. Ford...
9/26/2018 | Full Story

Latest proposed revisions to BC's Organic Matter Recycling Reg
The British Columbia (B.C.) Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy has posted for public comment its latest policy intentions paper on proposed revisions to the Organic Matter Recycling Regulation (B.C. Reg. 18/2002).
9/26/2018 | Full Story

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Convictions

CBRE Limited fined total of $80,000 after worker receives electrical shock Log In or Subscribe to View Article
CBRE Limited in Toronto, Ontario was fined a total of $80,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a technician received an electrical shock while changing a 347-volt fluorescent lighting ballast.
9/26/2018 | Full Story

FNX fined $70,000 after worker critically injured, requiring surgery Log In or Subscribe to View Article
FNX Mining Company Inc. o/a KGHM International (FNX) in Toronto, Ontario was fined $70,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was critically injured while riding in the bucket of a scooptram (similar to a front-end loader).
9/26/2018 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

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

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

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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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