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Ont's agreement with Que on cap-and-trade system rather modest Ont's agreement with Que on cap-and-trade system rather modest
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Supreme Court MATS Decision Unlikely to Affect Power Company Compliance Plans Supreme Court MATS Decision Unlikely to Affect Power Company Compliance Plans
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NEB launches website with map of pipeline accidents
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A call for carbon pricing in Canada
With Ontario Environment Minister Glen Murray in the audience, a panel of blue chip economists and business leaders made the case for a price on carbon in Ontario at an April 8, 2015 public event organized in Toronto by Canada’s Ecofiscal...
4/10/2015 | Full Story

Oil sands expansion may undo provincial action on climate
Canada’s Ecofiscal Commission has called on the provinces to continue to show leadership in the transition to a low-carbon economy. But when it comes to carbon reduction, the actions of one province may undo the work of the other nine,...
4/10/2015 | Full Story

Questions Likely to Remain for States Even After Clean Power Plan Is Finalized
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Chalk one up for the Belugas
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COLUMN: Impact of US procurement policies, climate plan on Canadian companies
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GreenPAC looks to reshape federal electoral politics
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U.S. Sticks With 26-28 Percent By 2025 Cut But Gives Itself Wiggle Room To Negotiate
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Government, mining association move to toughen tailings rules
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Digital Specialty Chemicals Ltd fined $65,000 after explosion injures worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Veyance Technologies Canada, Inc fined total of $80,000 after two workers' fingers amputated Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Central Construction fined $90,000 after young worker dies in a fall Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Equipment Sales & Service Ltd fined $100,000 after worker dies from head injuries Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Halton Recycling Ltd fined $225,000 after worker dies from head injuries Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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NOVA SCOTIA - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Feds or provinces to regulate microbeads?
You would expect the national association representing toiletries and cosmetics to be in high dudgeon over the recent legislative interest in microbeads. Instead, Darren Praznik, president and CEO of the Canadian Cosmetic, Toiletry and...
3/31/2015 | Full Story

New greenhouse gas reporting regulation in the works for BC
The British Columbia Ministry of Environment has issued an intentions paper regarding the development of a new Reporting Regulation under the new Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act.
3/31/2015 | Full Story

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Digital Specialty Chemicals Ltd fined $65,000 after explosion injures worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Digital Specialty Chemicals Ltd. in Toronto, Ontario was fined $65,000 after a worker suffered second-degree burns in a canister explosion.
3/31/2015 | Full Story

Veyance Technologies Canada, Inc fined total of $80,000 after two workers' fingers amputated Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Veyance Technologies Canada, Inc. in Mississauga, Ontario was fined a total of $80,000, plus 25% victim surcharges, after two workers had fingers amputated in separate accidents.
3/31/2015 | Full Story

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Ontario moving forward with anti-SLAPP legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
On December 1, 2014, Ontario’s Attorney General Madeleine Meilleur re-introduced legislation to address strategic lawsuits against public participation, or SLAPPs. Ontario’s original anti-SLAPP legislation (Bill 83) was put forward...
3/31/2015 | Full Story

Injunction preserves NWT land and water boards
The creation of a “superboard” to manage land and water issues over a large swath of the Northwest Territories has been thwarted, at least for the moment, by an injunction granted by the Northwest Territories Supreme Court.
3/6/2015 | Full Story

Medical marihuana in the workplace Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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2/28/2015 | Full Story

GHG emitters to pay for climate change costs?
Canada’s top greenhouse gas emitters (GHG) could find themselves picking up the tab for the costs of climate change if current legal trends are any indication, according to a provocative new paper from West Coast Environmental Law and the...
10/17/2014 | Full Story

Tsilhqot'in Aboriginal title decision: implications Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The recent Supreme Court of Canada decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44 (Tsilhqot’in) determined that a wide tract of land in central British Columbia is owned by the plaintiff First Nation holding...
9/30/2014 | 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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