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Undoing the Harper legacy: Ottawa prepares to reshape environmental laws Undoing the Harper legacy: Ottawa prepares to reshape environmental laws
6/24/2016 | Full Story

Report card anxiety, courtesy of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario Report card anxiety, courtesy of the Environmental Commissioner of Ontario
6/24/2016 | Full Story

The Inside Story of Congress' Battle for Chemical Reform The Inside Story of Congress' Battle for Chemical Reform
6/24/2016 | Full Story

Quebec between a rig and a hard place on Anticosti Island
6/24/2016 | Full Story

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Peel case heads to Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of Canada will have the final say on the Peel Watershed Land Use Plan.
6/16/2016 | Full Story

Pembina turns up the heat in BC
British Columbia (B.C.) is poised to release its new climate action plan any day now, and the Pembina Institute is letting the government know that it is watching.
6/16/2016 | Full Story

Lawyer: Alberta Ruling Leaves Oil Cleanup Responsibilities in Limbo
6/16/2016 | Full Story

New emissions standards coming for lawn and garden gear
6/16/2016 | Full Story

Newfoundland and Labrador moves on carbon pricing
6/10/2016 | Full Story

Ontario's climate change plan: not so bad after all
6/10/2016 | Full Story

EPA Issues Draft Radiological Guide for Drinking Water
6/10/2016 | Full Story

Lancaster Sound follow-up
6/10/2016 | Full Story

Carbon revenue: the embarrassment of riches
6/3/2016 | Full Story

New BC climate plan, coming in June 2016, will address LNG concerns, says Environment Minister
6/3/2016 | Full Story

Renewables Have Environmental Justice Benefits: Advocates
6/3/2016 | Full Story

NB, Nfld confirm no-fracking policies
6/3/2016 | Full Story

COLUMN: Packaging sustainability
5/27/2016 | Full Story

Economists applaud Alberta climate plan
5/27/2016 | Full Story

Report: G-7 Quietly Continuing to Fund Coal Projects
5/27/2016 | Full Story

Court says feds must review questionable pesticides
5/27/2016 | Full Story

JS Redpath Ltd, two supervisors fined total of $136,000 after two miners injured from falling rock Log In or Subscribe to View Article
5/27/2016 | Full Story

Canadian Electrocoating Ltd fined $175,000 after worker killed by fallen bins full of automotive parts Log In or Subscribe to View Article
5/27/2016 | Full Story

NOVA SCOTIA - Occupational health and safety legislation Log In or Subscribe to View Article
5/27/2016 | Full Story

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Ontario government puts a price on carbon
The regulation putting in place Ontario’s cap and trade program for greenhouse gases formally takes effect July 1, 2016.
5/27/2016 | Full Story

ALBERTA - environment legislation
Alberta Exposure Control Guide. New guide under Alberta Environment and Parks. Effective May 3, 2016.
5/27/2016 | Full Story

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Convictions

JS Redpath Ltd, two supervisors fined total of $136,000 after two miners injured from falling rock Log In or Subscribe to View Article
J.S. Redpath Ltd. was fined a total of $125,000 and two of its supervisors a total of $11,000 after two miners were injured from falling rock at the Cochenour Mine in Red Lake, Ontario. A 25% victim surcharge was added to the fines.
5/27/2016 | Full Story

Canadian Electrocoating Ltd fined $175,000 after worker killed by fallen bins full of automotive parts Log In or Subscribe to View Article
Canadian Electrocoating Ltd. in Ontario was fined $175,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was struck and pinned beneath fallen bins, weighing about 1,500 pounds each. The worker died.
5/27/2016 | Full Story

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Legal Commentary

Lawyer: Alberta Ruling Leaves Oil Cleanup Responsibilities in Limbo
A recent ruling by Alberta's Court of Queen's Bench could favor creditors over environmental concerns when determining the priority placed on cleaning up abandoned oil wells, a Canadian lawyer told Bloomberg BNA. Read more.
6/16/2016 | Full Story

The art of collaboration in an age of reconciliation: Canada announces unqualified support for United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Log In or Subscribe to View Article
The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is an international instrument adopted by the United Nations in September 2007 to recognize the rights that “constitute the minimum standards for the survival,...
5/27/2016 | Full Story

BCSC holds BC cannot hand off environmental assessment decision-making authority on Northern Gateway Pipeline Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In a decision issued on January 13, 2016, the British Columbia Supreme Court (BCSC) held that the provincial government cannot abdicate its responsibility to decide whether to issue an Environmental Assessment Certificate (Certificate) for the...
1/27/2016 | Full Story

'Polluter pays' principle reinforced by BC Court of Appeal Log In or Subscribe to View Article
In British Columbia (B.C.) and many other jurisdictions, the environmental regulatory regime is predicated on the concept of “polluter pays”.
12/23/2015 | Full Story

Ontario releases details on proposed cap-and-trade program Log In or Subscribe to View Article
On November 16, 2015, Ontario’s Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) posted details about Ontario’s proposed greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade program to the Environmental Bill of Rights (EBR) Registry (EBR...
11/30/2015 | 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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