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Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
What is the role of a municipality in regulating environmental concerns? What are its powers? What kinds of things should municipalities be considering order
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On August 1, 2019 the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") published Staff Notice 51-358 Reporting of Climate Change-related Risks (the "Notice") to highlight the responsibilities
Torys LLP
Canada has the world's third-largest oil reserves and is currently the seventh-largest producer of crude oil. Oil product
Fasken
On September 4, 2019 the Federal Court of Appeal agreed to hear six of 12 challenges to the Governor in Council's (GIC, essentially the Federal Cabinet) approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline.
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
The story is familiar. On August 30, 2018, the Federal Court of Appeal (the FCA) quashed the Governor-in-Council's (the GIC)
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Climate change litigation continues to evolve in many jurisdictions and Canada has seen its fair share of proceedings seeking to hold governments and the oil and gas
Siskinds LLP
On August 28, 2019 the Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks announced Ontario's appeal of the Court of Appeal's decision on the constitutionality of the federal Greenhouse Gas
Cassels Brock
On September 4, 2019, in Raincoast Conservation Foundation v. Canada (Attorney General)1, Justice Stratas of the Federal Court of Appeal allowed six applications by First Nations
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
As of the end of August 2019, Canada has a new environmental assessment regime — the Impact Assessment Act. Concurrent with the coming into force of
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
In West Van Holdings Ltd. v. Economical Mutual Insurance Co., 2019 BCCA 110, a dry cleaning company was sued by owners of adjacent properties who alleged that dry-cleaning products had migrated to their respective properties ...
Fasken
On August 28 and 29, 2019, the Impact Assessment Act ("IAA") will come into force, along with a new set of Regulations
Stikeman Elliott LLP
New CSA guidance highlights the importance of climate change-related disclosure to securities regulators and investors and aims to assist issuers in identifying, and improving
Gowling WLG
Effective August 28, 2019, the Impact Assessment Act IAA will set aside the past 40 years of federal environmental assessment in Canada.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
The new Environmental Emergency Regulations, 2019 ("New Regulations"), enacted under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, came into force on August 24, 2019.
Aird & Berlis LLP
Our previous article on climate litigation discusses the framework by which plaintiffs around the world have brought claims against their governments for allegedly failing to mitigate greenhouse gas
Siskinds LLP
Earlier this summer, the British Columbia Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by the Province of British Columbia concerning the Province's liability for oil pollution under the federal Marine
McMillan LLP
The expropriation process in Ontario is governed by the Expropriations Act (the "Act"),[1] which provides for compensation to the owner of the expropriated land's "market value"
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On August 28, 2019, the Impact Assessment Act (the "IAA") will come into force and replace the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 ("CEAA 2012").
Viridius Lex LLP
Earlier this month, the Canadian government announced plans to ban single-use plastics by 2021 at the earliest.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Les nouvelles indications des ACVM mettent en évidence l'importance des obligations d'information liées au changement climatique pour les autorités en valeurs mobilières et les
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Topics covered included another decision in the ongoing Residential School Settlement saga (procedural fairness), family law (unequal division of property and striking pleadings for failure to comply with disclosure order)
Goodmans LLP
Successful cleantech ventures often bring together different industry and professional sectors.
Gowling WLG
Until recently, few people in Ontario paid much attention to the "Federal Backstop," the federal carbon pricing system for provinces without a carbon tax or cap and trade program.
Siskinds LLP
Last week, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision in Reference re Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, 2019 ONCA 544 on the constitutionality of the federal carbon pricing scheme.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (Act), the federal government is empowered to administer and enforce a two-pronged carbon pricing system in provinces and territories
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Late last week, the NYAG filed a law suit in the Supreme Court of the State of New York against Exxon alleging that Exxon violated, among other things, the securities fraud provisions of a 1921 New York statute...
DLA Piper
Environmental, Social and Governance, or "ESG" refers to three central factors in measuring the sustainability and ethical impact of investments
Gowling WLG
On November 29, 2018, Ontario's new Progressive Conservative government released "Preserving and Protecting our Environment for Future Generations: A Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan" (the Plan).
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Climate change regulation is once again making legal headlines this year as the Government of Canada enacted its federal carbon pricing plan and new tensions between the federal and provincial governments have emerged.
Goodmans LLP
On November 29, 2018, the Government of Ontario released its proposed Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan (the "Plan").
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