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Ontario formalizes cleantech strategy Ontario formalizes cleantech strategy
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BC commits to new climate plan, carbon tax hike BC commits to new climate plan, carbon tax hike
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Olympic Athletes Going for Gold—But Not at Green Ice Rinks Olympic Athletes Going for Gold—But Not at Green Ice Rinks
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Notley calls on all Canadians to stand with Alberta in pipeline dispute with BC
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Ottawa unveils new impact assessment process
The federal government is promising a new impact assessment process that engages critics early, that is rooted in science and that is guided by frank and open discussion. The government is betting that over time, that process will pre-empt...
2/9/2018 | Full Story

Trudeau government restores protections lost in 2012
With two new pieces of legislation, the federal government is moving to undo an important piece of the Harper government’s environmental legacy.
2/9/2018 | Full Story

Efficiency Standard Delays Pose Challenges for Appliance Makers
2/9/2018 | Full Story

Feds OK NS offshore drilling
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BC challenges Trans Mountain Pipeline
2/2/2018 | Full Story

Ontario's GHG emissions headed in the right direction, but the trucking sector remains a challenge
2/2/2018 | Full Story

Infrastructure Plan Could Benefit DowDupont, Other Chemical Firms
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Wind energy: capacity grows as costs fall
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Oakwood Motors Inc fined $20,000 after worker injures head Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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IG Machine & Fibers Ltd fined $65,000 after worker critically injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Consolidated Fastfrate Inc fined $85,000 after worker permanently injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Shercom Industries Inc fined $300,000 after young worker dies Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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More on the federal carbon pricing backstop
Ottawa has released additional details on its backstop carbon pricing plan, including a draft of legislation that will impose a carbon levy on provinces that don’t implement a carbon price that meets federal standards. This is the second...
1/29/2018 | Full Story

New Brunswick launches water strategy for next 10 years
New Brunswick’s Environment and Local Government Minister Serge Rousselle has announced the completion of the province’s new water strategy.
1/29/2018 | Full Story

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Convictions

Oakwood Motors Inc fined $20,000 after worker injures head Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Oakwood Motors Inc., operating as Infiniti Saskatoon, in Saskatchewan was fined $20,000, plus a victim surcharge of $8,000, after a worker was injured. 
1/29/2018 | Full Story

IG Machine & Fibers Ltd fined $65,000 after worker critically injured Log In or Subscribe to View Article
I.G. Machine & Fibers Ltd. in Brampton, Ontario was fined $65,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was critically injured when the worker’s arms were pulled between the rollers of a laminator machine.
1/29/2018 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

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

Keep calm and build on: Federal and BC appellate courts dismiss First Nation challenges to Site C Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In two separate decisions released in early 2017, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) and British Columbia Court of Appeal (BCCA) dismissed court challenges by the Prophet River First Nation and the West Moberly First Nations (the First Nations)...
3/29/2017 | 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

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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

6/25/2014 | Full Story

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