Mondaq Canada: Environment
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On September 5, 2019, Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change and British Columbia's Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy announced they have signed an Impact Assessment Cooperation Agreement.
Field LLP
The discussion on single-use plastics is heating up across Canada. The federal government announced in June 2019 its intention to institute a nationwide ban by 2021
Fasken
Federal and provincial approvals of the Trans Mountain Expansion Project have elicited many judicial challenges. Notably, in Tsleil-Waututh Nation v. Canada (Attorney General), 2018 FCA 153, the Federal Court of Appeal quashed ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
In Attorney General of Quebec v. IMTT-Quebec Inc.[1], the Quebec Court of Appeal concluded that IMTT-Quebec Inc.'s ("IMTT") activities at the Port of Quebec are not subject to the environmental ...
Gowling WLG
Many individuals and organizations routinely do work in areas that a layperson might not think of as fish habitat.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Investors, particularly institutional investors, are increasingly paying closer attention to the financial implications of climate risks on their portfolio firms. Large investors are using multiple
Aird & Berlis LLP
As we discussed in a prior article, climate change litigation has come to Canada.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
This past summer witnessed a number of significant legislative changes to Canada's environmental regimes at both the federal and provincial levels.
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On August 28, 2019, the Government of Ontario filed its appeal of the June 28, 2019 Ontario Court of Appeal decision in the constitutional reference about the Federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing
McLennan Ross LLP
The Alberta Court of Appeal has released a tentative schedule for Alberta's challenge of the federal carbon tax, which could see the case heard just before Christmas
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
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
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
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.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The 25th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), COP25 will take place from December 2-13, 2019, in Santiago, Chile.
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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)
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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
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Successful cleantech ventures often bring together different industry and professional sectors.
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
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On August 28, 2019, the Government of Ontario filed its appeal of the June 28, 2019 Ontario Court of Appeal decision in the constitutional reference about the Federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing
Gowling WLG
On October 23, 2018, the Government of Canada announced the next steps in its climate action plan and reaffirmed its commitment to apply a federal carbon pricing system (the "Federal Backstop")...
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
On August 28, 2019, Bill C-69 was proclaimed into force, simultaneously enacting the Canadian Energy Regulator Act (CERA)
Torys LLP
Canada has the world's third-largest oil reserves and is currently the seventh-largest producer of crude oil. Oil product
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Bill C-69 was tabled in the House of Commons in February 2018, proposing to significantly alter the environmental review and management process for major projects.
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