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COLUMN: How far can Canada go to eliminate plastics? COLUMN: How far can Canada go to eliminate plastics?
4/18/2019 | Full Story

Big Brother's watching: Quebec calls on technology to track contaminated soil Big Brother's watching: Quebec calls on technology to track contaminated soil
4/18/2019 | Full Story

Gigantic Western Solar 'Power Tower' Project Gets Withdrawn Gigantic Western Solar 'Power Tower' Project Gets Withdrawn
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Feds, NL launch first-ever regional assessment
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Group warns Alberta oilpatch clean-up costs may fall to taxpayer
A new coalition of former regulators, researchers, and landowners impacted by Alberta’s aging oil and gas wells says the cost of cleaning up Alberta’s unreclaimed oil and gas wells will be between $40 billion and $70 billion –...
4/12/2019 | Full Story

BC moves forward with ZEV mandate
British Columbia (B.C.) has introduced legislation to require that all new light-duty vehicles sold in 2040 and beyond be zero-emission vehicles (ZEVs). Bill 28, the Zero-Emission Vehicles Act, introduced April 10, 2019, fulfills a promise made...
4/12/2019 | Full Story

A Year After Tax Credit Win, Carbon Capture Backers Wait for IRS
4/12/2019 | Full Story

Ontario reviewing Conservation Authorities
4/12/2019 | Full Story

Semantics with a price tag: What is an 'inefficient' fossil fuel subsidy?
4/5/2019 | Full Story

BC anti-SLAPP law now in force
4/5/2019 | Full Story

How to Get People to Conserve Water - and How Not to
4/5/2019 | Full Story

Canada will pay a high cost for climate change
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Ontario's climate policy 'very frightening', says departing environmental commissioner
3/29/2019 | Full Story

Quebec still wasting too much water
3/29/2019 | Full Story

High Court Could Take First Step to Chevron Doctrine's Demise
3/29/2019 | Full Story

BC offers tax break to LNG companies
3/29/2019 | Full Story

CS Wind Canada Inc fined $60,000 after worker permanently injured by falling material Log In or Subscribe to View Article
3/27/2019 | Full Story

Argo Lumber Inc fined $75,000 after worker, unloading lumber from delivery truck, critically injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
3/27/2019 | Full Story

Ventra Group Company fined $130,000 after worker, caught in machinery, critically injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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QUEBEC - 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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Bill 15 takes the sting out of BC Auditor General report
The BC Oil and Gas Commission says it is in-step with the Auditor General of British Columbia (B.C.) on the issue of orphan site management.
3/27/2019 | Full Story

Sask proposing no approvals for 'routine' well abandonments
The Saskatchewan Ministry of Energy and Resources is proposing to no longer require well licensees to apply for approvals for ‘routine’ well abandonments.
3/27/2019 | Full Story

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Convictions

Big Brother's watching: Quebec calls on technology to track contaminated soil
Quebec will soon release a draft regulation that will require the real-time tracking of contaminated soil movement in the province, from excavation to final disposal. Quebec Minister of the Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change...
4/18/2019 | Full Story

CS Wind Canada Inc fined $60,000 after worker permanently injured by falling material Log In or Subscribe to View Article
CS Wind Canada Inc. in Windsor, Ontario was fined $60,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was permanently injured when material that was being cut apart fell on the worker.
3/27/2019 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

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

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

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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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