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Emergency train brake rule will become permanent come Oct 2015 Emergency train brake rule will become permanent come Oct 2015
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Nuclear regulator calls out BAPE on uranium mining report Nuclear regulator calls out BAPE on uranium mining report
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Warm Columbia Basin Water Killing Thousands of Salmon Warm Columbia Basin Water Killing Thousands of Salmon
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ENGOs press Ontario for action on new waste reduction legislation
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Climate lobby cool to new Canadian Energy Strategy
The Canadian Energy Strategy agreed upon by the provincial and territorial premiers on July 17, 2015 acknowledges that the future will be built on renewable energy sources. But the present relies heavily on hydrocarbons and, as Canada has...
7/24/2015 | Full Story

Go slow on uranium mining in Quebec, says BAPE
There’s not a great deal of uranium in Quebec and that’s just as well, because the Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement (BAPE) says it should probably stay in the ground.
7/24/2015 | Full Story

Foodmakers' Turn to Palm Oil May Be Adding Carbon
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Industry takes over PEI pharmaceuticals, sharps program
7/24/2015 | Full Story

Automation raising questions about safety, job security (Part 2)
7/17/2015 | Full Story

Policymakers need help interpreting wealth of climate data
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Negotiators Bullish on Paris Climate Deal
7/17/2015 | Full Story

Canada lagging on land and water protection
7/17/2015 | Full Story

Automation advances could affect safety in oil sands, mining industry (Part 1)
7/10/2015 | Full Story

Canada betting too heavily on LNG, says Carbon Tracker report
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With 114 Ideas to Consider, Work Begins in Earnest on Senate Energy Legislation
7/10/2015 | Full Story

Ontario must act swiftly, boldly, to meet 2020 climate targets, says ECO
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COLUMN: The confusing world of compostable/non-compostable products and packaging
7/3/2015 | Full Story

Trudeau promises quick action on the environment
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Clean Power Plan Implication Unclear After Supreme Court Denies Agency Deference
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Avenue Building Corporation fined $70,000 after worker fractures leg Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Magna Exteriors & Interiors Corporation fined $80,000 after worker seriously burned Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Government of NWT fined $100,000 after workers exposed to asbestos Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Maison Canada Holdings Ltd fined $120,000 after young worker dies from fall Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Bluewater Power Distribution Corporation fined $120,000 after worker electrocuted Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Hydraulic fracturing well regulated in BC, says EY report
International business consulting firm Ernst & Young (EY) says that British Columbia’s (B.C.’s) regulatory framework around hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is robust and does a good job of protecting the public. EY’s...
6/30/2015 | Full Story

PEI watershed strategy hopes to integrate community-based plans
Ever since Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.) launched its Watershed Management Program in 2006, which shifted the focus of watershed management from an emphasis on stream enhancement to holistic community-based watershed planning, individual...
6/30/2015 | Full Story

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Avenue Building Corporation fined $70,000 after worker fractures leg Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Avenue Building Corporation in Bolton, Ontario was fined $70,000 after a worker was injured.
6/30/2015 | Full Story

Magna Exteriors & Interiors Corporation fined $80,000 after worker seriously burned Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Magna Exteriors & Interiors Corporation was fined $80,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after molten plastic seriously burned a worker.
6/30/2015 | Full Story

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Communication key to managing workplace mental health issues Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Creating a culture of openness and communication in which employees feel safe in approaching their manager is the first step in successfully managing mental health issues in the workplace. 
5/31/2015 | Full Story

Ontario MOECC Order seeks to extend liability for contaminated sites to real estate professionals Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In a case currently before the Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT), the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) is once again pushing the boundaries of liability for contaminated sites in Ontario.
5/31/2015 | Full Story

Snapshot of fracking's regulatory framework across Canada Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In Canada, hydraulic fracturing (fracking) for shale gas is generally regulated under existing federal and provincial oil and gas laws. Fracking’s environmental issues, such as water taking, waste disposal, and discharges of contaminants...
4/30/2015 | Full Story

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

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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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