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Quebec launches ambitious organics strategy Quebec launches ambitious organics strategy
7/10/2020 | Full Story

Proposed guidelines call for new global standards for mine tailings management Proposed guidelines call for new global standards for mine tailings management
7/10/2020 | Full Story

National PFAS Health Studies Kicking Off Following Protocol's OK National PFAS Health Studies Kicking Off Following Protocol's OK
7/10/2020 | Full Story

BC expands, modernizes recycling and stewardship programs
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COLUMN: Canada's environmental record may not be as great as we think
Ask most Canadians where our country stands in terms of global environmental performance and most will probably say that we must be in the top five, or at least the top 10. 
7/3/2020 | Full Story

Benchmarking benched: Ontario pauses energy audit program for smaller buildings
Requirements for energy and water benchmarking for smaller buildings in Ontario, slated to kick in on July 1, 2020, have been postponed. Following an amendment (O. Reg. 268/20) to Ontario’s Reporting of Energy Consumption and Water Use...
7/3/2020 | Full Story

Landowners Eye New Advantage After D.C. Circuit Pipeline Ruling
7/3/2020 | Full Story

Supreme Court puts an end to TMX challenges
7/3/2020 | Full Story

With gradual reopening of economy, provinces begin to reinstate suspended environmental requirements
6/26/2020 | Full Story

Ontario moving ahead with digital hazwaste reporting
6/26/2020 | Full Story

Sask shows some improvement on resiliency, but there's room for more
6/26/2020 | Full Story

Destroying Forever Chemicals Ignites N.Y. Town's 'Worst Fears'
6/26/2020 | Full Story

Clarification: "The case for a national Climate Act" (Ecolog News June 19, 2020)
6/26/2020 | Full Story

Boulevard Real Estate Equities Ltd fined after worker's leg injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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ONTARIO - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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WorkSafeBC to put competency requirements for concrete pump operators in OH&S Reg Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Alberta's Bill 22 cuts more than red tape
Under the guise of a red tape reduction omnibus Bill, the Alberta government is ridding itself of one of the last vestiges of the previous government’s carbon tax and potentially widening the door to public protests and court challenges...
6/26/2020 | Full Story

Ont proposes changes after review of water quantity management
Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks is proposing a number of changes to its water quantity management program after an independent third-party review of the province’s water management framework.
6/26/2020 | Full Story

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Convictions

Boulevard Real Estate Equities Ltd fined after worker's leg injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Boulevard Real Estate Equities Ltd., a Calgary, Alberta company, was fined $28,571, plus a surcharge of $11,429, after pleading guilty to failing, as an employer, to comply with the duties of an employer at a place of employment, contrary to...
6/26/2020 | Full Story

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Administrative Penalties Regulation under the Oil and Gas Activities Act. Subsections 2(1) and 5(4)-(6) are amended. Section 11, dealing with the Dormancy and Shutdown Regulation, is added. Effective May 11, 2020.
6/26/2020 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

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...
3/27/2018 | 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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