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Health Canada puts two more neonics on the chopping block Health Canada puts two more neonics on the chopping block
8/17/2018 | Full Story

Canadians are coming around on carbon pricing Canadians are coming around on carbon pricing
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California's Zero-Carbon Bill Aims To Set Climate Example California's Zero-Carbon Bill Aims To Set Climate Example
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Column: Project Drawdown offers dozens of profitable suggestions for business to take lead on climate change
Court battles, hot summers, wildfires, and more intense storms are likely to keep the issue of climate change front and centre in the sight lines of the Canadian public for the next few years. Many businesses will likely dismiss climate change...
8/10/2018 | Full Story

Costly compliance: Quebec schedules emission allowance sale for last-minute shoppers
Quebec expects to hold its first “sale by mutual agreement” of greenhouse gas emission allowances on October 3, 2018. The sale will involve allowances held in a reserve account by Quebec for the 2015-2017 compliance period....
8/10/2018 | Full Story

Five Things to Know Before Global Climate Conference Season Starts
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Trump tosses a monkey wrench into Canadian vehicle emission standards
8/10/2018 | Full Story

Manitoba reveals options for its carbon pricing plan
8/3/2018 | Full Story

Federal carbon price walkback? It's less than meets the eye
8/3/2018 | Full Story

West's Heat Wave Spotlights Solar-Fueled Shift in Electricity Use
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Ontario continues its war on carbon pricing
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High costs, changes to WorkSafeNB policies spur task force call for workers' comp/oh&s system reset
7/27/2018 | Full Story

Lack of specifics on clean fuel standards sowing confusion: CD Howe Institute
7/27/2018 | Full Story

Companies Preparing Superfund Sites for Next Major Hurricane
7/27/2018 | Full Story

Universal Structural Restoration Ltd (USRL) fined $125,000 after boom tips over, kills worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Sask considering legislative OHS amendments as pot legalization approaches Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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WorkSafeBC proposes further changes to its draft Partners Program policies Log In or Subscribe to View Article
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Federal government open to CEPA, 1999 reform
Legislative reform to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA, 1999) won’t happen in the current Parliamentary session, but it will happen according to the federal government’s “Follow-Up Report to the House of...
7/27/2018 | Full Story

BC's clean growth strategy: no new gasoline vehicles by 2040?
British Columbia (B.C.) is developing a long-term ‘clean growth’ strategy that it hopes will be out by the fall of 2018.
7/27/2018 | Full Story

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Convictions

Universal Structural Restoration Ltd (USRL) fined $125,000 after boom tips over, kills worker Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Universal Structural Restoration Ltd. (USRL) in Concord, Ontario was fined $125,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker on the platform of a boom was killed when the boom tipped over.
7/27/2018 | Full Story

COMPANIES in the news... Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Nexen Energy ULC in Alberta was fined $460,000 after pleading guilty to one count of releasing or permitting the release into the environment, on or between June 13, 2015 and July 15, 2015, of a substance in an amount, concentration or level or...
7/27/2018 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

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

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

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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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