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Plenty of potential in LNG, says Conference Board report Plenty of potential in LNG, says Conference Board report
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NS promises a more consistent approach to contaminated sites management NS promises a more consistent approach to contaminated sites management
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Groups Launch Legal Fight Against Environmental Review Rules Groups Launch Legal Fight Against Environmental Review Rules
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CCME completes its plastic waste plan
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Weyerhaeuser Company Limited fined $130,000 after worker seriously injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Weyerhaeuser Company Limited of Vancouver, British Columbia was fined $130,000, plus a surcharge of $52,000, after a worker was seriously injured by a forklift. 
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Cannabis Control Act. Subsection 68(4) is replaced. In force June 18, 2020.
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WorkSafeBC proposing to clarify that 'accustomed work' is not a bar to compensation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Expanded presumptive lists, better medical recognition of occupational causes of cancer needed: Ont report Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Guidance on organic matter in water finalized Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Biological stability of water in distribution systems Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Alarm bells ring about Ontario Bill 197 reforms
There are many things about Ontario’s Environmental Assessment Act that need fixing, says Dianne Saxe, the former Environmental Commissioner of Ontario and now president of Saxe Facts, in a phone interview with EHScompliance.ca...
7/29/2020 | Full Story

Feds consulting on protocol development in GHG offset system
A new discussion paper of the Federal Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Offset System that incorporates public input received following the release of a discussion paper in June 2019 has been released by Environment and Climate Change Canada for further...
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Weyerhaeuser Company Limited fined $130,000 after worker seriously injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Weyerhaeuser Company Limited of Vancouver, British Columbia was fined $130,000, plus a surcharge of $52,000, after a worker was seriously injured by a forklift. 
7/29/2020 | Full Story

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Trans-Northern Pipelines Inc. in Alberta received a $40,000-administrative monetary penalty for failing to take all reasonable steps to ensure that maintenance activities are conducted in accordance with the company’s maintenance safety...
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COVID-19 and your environmental obligations: cross-country update - A column by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The government and industry response to the global COVID-19 pandemic is evolving at a pace unprecedented for regulatory change. This article provides an initial overview of how to protect your business from potential consequences of...
4/28/2020 | Full Story

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...
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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...
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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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