Mondaq Canada: Environment > Climate Change
Bennett Jones LLP
On August 1, 2019, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) issued CSA Staff Notice 51-358: Reporting of Climate Change-related Risks (the "Notice") that provides guidance
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
The Notice focuses primarily on disclosure required in an issuer's Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) and Annual Information Form (AIF), but also touches on best-practices for voluntary disclosure.
Goodmans LLP
The Staff Notice does not modify or create legal obligations for reporting issuers.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
In recent years, awareness of the potential impacts of climate change on issuers has heightened both in Canada and internationally.
Torys LLP
Canada's securities regulators have published guidance for public companies on preparing disclosure about material climate change-related risks.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) released new guidance on August 1 on climate change disclosure (SN 51-358).
Bennett Jones LLP
On July 11, 2019, Quebec's Superior Court rejected a class action lawsuit seeking federal action relating to climate change.
MLT Aikins LLP
Under the current regime, compensation can be paid at the Fuel Charge rate or through the remittance of surplus credits.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On June 21, 2019, the federal government of Canada (Canada) passed Bill C-69, new legislation that will materially reform the federal environmental assessment regime in Canada.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The majority of the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled on June 28, 2019 that the federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the Act or GGPPA) is constitutional.
Siskinds LLP
On November 26, 2018 ENvironnement JEUnesse ("ENJEU[1]") filed an application for authorization against the Government of Canada to bring a class action on behalf of all Quebec residents aged 35
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.
Torys LLP
The Ontario Court of Appeal has confirmed in a 4-1 decision that Parliament has the power to enact a minimum national price on greenhouse gas
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On June 28, 2019 the Ontario Court of Appeal rejected the Province of Ontario's constitutional challenge of the Canadian Government's carbon pricing legislation, determining
Lenczner Slaght LLP
In 2018, Parliament passed the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the "Act").
McLennan Ross LLP
Late on June 20, 2019, Bill C-69 was passed into law by the Senate notwithstanding strong and vocal opposition from across the country.
Gowling WLG
Today, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision confirming that the federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the "GGPPA" or the "Act") is constitutional.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) recently released proposed new Migratory Birds Regulations (Regulations), which will replace the existing regulations of the same name under the Migratory Birds Convention Act (Act).
Siskinds LLP
Today, Ontario's Court of Appeal found that the Federal Government's Carbon scheme is constitutional, "regulatory in nature", and "not a tax."
Aird & Berlis LLP
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...
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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")...
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...
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.
Goodmans LLP
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.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
On June 28, 2019 the Ontario Court of Appeal rejected the Province of Ontario's constitutional challenge of the Canadian Government's carbon pricing legislation, determining
Aird & Berlis LLP
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,
Siskinds LLP
On June 12, 2019 Husky Oil Operations ("Husky Oil") pled guilty to one count under section 36(3) of the Fisheries Act and one count under section 5.1(1) of the Migratory Birds Convention Act.
Gowling WLG
On February 12th 2019, Ontario announced its proposed plan to reduce greenhouse gas ("GHG") emissions, the Industrial Emissions Performance Standards Program ("EPS").[1]
Aird & Berlis LLP
A recent report published by the Office of the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO), Closing the Gap: Carbon pricing for the Paris target
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