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PEI opts for federal backstop, but only for industrial emitters PEI opts for federal backstop, but only for industrial emitters
5/18/2018 | Full Story

Yukon will act on solid waste report Yukon will act on solid waste report
5/18/2018 | Full Story

Practitioner Insights: How Asset Managers Can Help Fuel the Fight Against Climate Change Practitioner Insights: How Asset Managers Can Help Fuel the Fight Against Climate Change
5/18/2018 | Full Story

Nova Scotia contracts with WCI Inc for cap-and-trade support
5/18/2018 | Full Story

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BC moves the goalposts
British Columbia (B.C.) is throwing in the towel on its 2020 greenhouse gas emission target. Instead, it is doing what jurisdictions across the land do when targets appear unattainable: raising the targets and moving the goalposts.
5/11/2018 | Full Story

BC groups state their case for environmental assessment reform
Twenty-three organizations ranging from ENGOs to social justice and community groups have given the British Columbia (B.C.) government their wish list for environmental assessment reform.
5/11/2018 | Full Story

Firefighters Fail to Sway EPA as Locals Manage Chemical Risks
5/11/2018 | Full Story

CPAWS drops lawsuit, Ottawa agrees to report on critical habitat protection
5/11/2018 | Full Story

Ontario moves on organics
5/4/2018 | Full Story

NWT bets on Taltson to meet climate target
5/4/2018 | Full Story

Panic Buttons Could Sound the Alarm on Hotel Worker Assaults
5/4/2018 | Full Story

Newfoundland oil and gas: the potential is there, but costs are high
5/4/2018 | Full Story

Column: Activist environmental groups registered as charities could be good for business
4/27/2018 | Full Story

RCO will pilot new food waste program
4/27/2018 | Full Story

EPA Plan to Limit Science Use May Undercut Air, Climate Programs
4/27/2018 | Full Story

Heavy truck sector faces a bumpy road to 2030
4/27/2018 | Full Story

NB, PEI propose to add definitions of 'harassment' to their oh&s regs Log In or Subscribe to View Article
4/26/2018 | Full Story

AZZ Galvanizing Canada Limited fined $65,000 after steel truss falls on worker, severely injuring the worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
4/26/2018 | Full Story

Manotick Concrete Inc fined $70,000 after worker critically injured pouring concrete Log In or Subscribe to View Article
4/26/2018 | Full Story

Santoro Construction Inc fined $90,000 after worker falls from ladder, is critically injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
4/26/2018 | Full Story

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
4/26/2018 | Full Story

NOVA SCOTIA - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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NEW BRUNSWICK - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
4/26/2018 | Full Story

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4/26/2018 | Full Story

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Dirty business: Ont cleans up excess soil standards
Ontario and its construction industry took a big step toward the objective of curbing the landfilling of excess soil with the April 16, 2018 publication of a new proposed On-Site and Excess Soil Management Regulation and standards for public...
4/26/2018 | Full Story

Ont finalizes offset protocols for mine methane, ozone depleting substances
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change has posted the final versions of two new protocols for calculating offset credits under the province’s cap and trade program.
4/26/2018 | Full Story

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Convictions

AZZ Galvanizing Canada Limited fined $65,000 after steel truss falls on worker, severely injuring the worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
AZZ Galvanizing Canada Limited of Saint John, New Brunswick was fined $65,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a steel truss fell off a forklift on a worker, severely injuring the worker.
4/26/2018 | Full Story

Manotick Concrete Inc fined $70,000 after worker critically injured pouring concrete Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Manotick Concrete Inc. of Manotick, Ontario was fined $70,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was critically injured while working as part of a crew pouring concrete into formwork during the construction of walls of a single-family...
4/26/2018 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

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

Sitting up and taking notice: mainstream investors now seeking greater disclosure of climate-related risks Log In or Subscribe to View Article
2017 has seen a broad push by global institutional investors to encourage governments to fully implement the Paris Agreement.
8/29/2017 | Full Story

To boldly go...California envisions a new approach to its cap-and-trade system Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In the ongoing pursuit of a state-of-the-art carbon pricing regime, two California senators introduced amendments to US Senate Bill No. 775 (SB 775), the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006: market-based compliance mechanisms, into...
5/29/2017 | 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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