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By Zoë Thoms, Christian Nianiaris
In Urgenda Foundation v. The State of the Netherlands (2015) (Urgenda), the State of Netherlands was found by the court to have an affirmative duty toward its citizens to take action against climate change (see previous...
By Donald Carr
It was appointed by the Senate at the end of January 2018, tasked with delivering its report by the end of the year. In November, that target was extended to September of this year.
By Aaron Baer
"A firm with 1,000+ lawyers has quite a bit of legal know-how. Collecting that know-how and transforming it into a user-friendly workflow is the basis of many great digital products
By Zoë Thoms, Emily Chittick
The Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled that federal carbon pricing is constitutional
By Jill Fraser, Alyssa Gebert, Portia Biswas
Commercial auto lessors and their financial subsidiaries can breathe easy.
By Steve J. Tenai
Quayside, a proposed "smart city" on Toronto's waterfront,1 has garnered a lot of attention about big data initiatives relative to privacy and data governance
By David Stevens, Stan Fedun
A recent report published by the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO), Closing the Gap: Carbon pricing for the Paris target
By Emily Chittick, David Stevens
On May 31, 2019, the Ontario government published two new regulations relating to renewable energy facilities.
By Stan Fedun, David Stevens
Shortly after Alberta's United Conservative Party won a majority mandate, Premier Jason Kenney announced the first order of business for his government would be to "repeal the carbon tax,
By Aaron Baer
"Another cliché could have applied at the moment, and nobody would have faulted Nurse for abiding by it: Don't fix what isn't broken. That is not Nurse's style. He tinkers and experiments, even when things are going well."
By Aaron Baer, Sarah Newman
On May 21, 2019, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announced the launch of Canada's own Digital Charter.
By Meghan Cowan
In its recent decision in Merrifield v. Canada (Attorney General), 2019 ONCA 205, the Ontario Court of Appeal held that a common law tort of harassment does not exist in Ontario.
By Cynthia Sefton
A recent Ontario Court of Justice appeal1 overturned convictions of a company and its supervisor in connection with an accident that occurred at a wood processing facility. Unfortunately, a worker
By Ron Clark, Christian Nianiaris
Natural Resources Canada's (NRCan) and the UK Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy's (BEIS) Power Forward Challenge is meant to galvanize the path toward a more sustainable future
By Cynthia Sefton
The British Columbia Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal from an order of the province's Supreme Court,
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