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Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On February 18, 2020, Alberta fuel retailer Drever Agencies Inc. was fined $1.25M for violations of the federal Fisheries Act. This fine is the latest in a trend of million dollar fines for Fisheries
Gowling WLG
In 2019, the Federal Government promised a ban on "harmful single-use plastics" by 2021 as part of its broader strategy to reduce waste and pollution.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On February 7, 2020, the Federal Court of Appeal (the "FCA") upheld the approval of the proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion Project (the "Project") in its decision in...
Miller Thomson LLP
As these strange times continue to evolve, it is important to ensure that all companies whose operations raise environmental compliance issues try to think through and plan for what might happen in the coming weeks and perhaps months.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Two of the Act's four parts were at issue. Part 1 sets a fuel charge on products such as gasoline, natural gas, and propane.
Siskinds LLP
In Canada, we import approximately 93% of the fish consumed while we continue to export a significant amount of fish caught.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On February 24, 2020, the Alberta Court of Appeal released its highly anticipated reference decision (2020 ABCA 74) on the Federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the Act).
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Climate change is coming to the Supreme Court of Canada. As explored in a previous article, Parliament's introduction of minimum national standards for greenhouse gas emissions under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, ...
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On January 9, 2020, the BC Supreme Court released its decision in Walton v Warren. Walton is about the survival of environmental obligations after the closing of a real estate transaction
Bennett Jones LLP
The Alberta Court of Appeal, in a 4-1 decision, has ruled that the federal carbon pricing regime contemplated by the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, SC 2018, c12 s186 (the "Act") is ...
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On February 24, 2020 the Alberta Court of Appeal in Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2020 ABCA 74 ruled.
Torys LLP
The Alberta Court of Appeal (ABCA) held in a 4-1 decision that Parliament lacks the legislative authority to enact a minimum national price on greenhouse gas (GHG)
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
On February 24, 2020, the Alberta Court of Appeal issued its highly anticipated decision on the constitutionality of the controversial federal carbon tax.
Aird & Berlis LLP
The Supreme Court of Netherlands (SCN) recently delivered a landmark decision in the Urgenda climate change case against the Dutch government,...
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
La Cour suprême du Canada a levé un obstacle majeur au projet d'agrandissement du réseau de Trans Mountain (TMX), qui vise à jumeler un pipeline existant reliant Sherwood Park, en Alberta,...
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
On December 6, 2019 the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Weyerhaeuser Company Limited v. Ontario (Attorney General).
Aird & Berlis LLP
On February 24, 2020, the Alberta Court of Appeal issued its decision in Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2020, finding (by a 4:1 majority) that "the regulation of GHG emissions or any variation on this theme ...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Après notre tour d'horizon des tendances et des nouveautés de l'année dernière dans la gouvernance d'entreprise, voici une série en quatre volets sur ce qu'il faut savoir...
Siskinds LLP
Recently, two cases State of Netherlands v Urgenda (December 20, 2019) and Juliana v. United States highlight the contradictory role of the courts as it relates to reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
Torkin Manes LLP
On December 29, 2019, CPF Canada Holdings Corp. ("CPF"), a subsidiary of Charoen Pokphand Foods Pcl, Thailand's largest agriculture conglomerate, acquired all of the shares of HyLife ...
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