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Saskatchewan Court Of Appeal Rules Federal Carbon Price Is Constitutionally Valid
On May 3, 2019, in a 3-2 ruling, the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan (the "Court of Appeal") found the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the "Act") to be constitutionally valid.
Canada
26 May 2019
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Cleantech In Canada 2019: Recent Policy Developments - The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
The news is replete with developments affecting the cleantech sector and the environment. While the global transition to cleaner forms of energy and transportation technologies continues to accelerate
Canada
15 May 2019
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Redwater Decision: Bankruptcy Not A License To Ignore Environmental Obligations
On January 31, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada released its much anticipated decision, Orphan Well Association v. Grant Thornton Ltd., 2019 SCC 5.
Canada
7 Feb 2019
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Federal And Ontario Updates On Climate Change And Clean Growth Plans
The Province of Ontario is also continuing to solicit input from the public on the Plan until January 28, 2019.
Canada
14 Jan 2019
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Ontario Government Releases "Made-In-Ontario" Environment Plan
On November 29, 2018, the Government of Ontario released its proposed Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan (the "Plan").
Canada
23 Dec 2018
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Cap And Trade Formally Cancelled In Ontario – Federal Carbon Pricing Regime Clarified
Successful cleantech ventures often bring together different industry and professional sectors.
Canada
13 Nov 2018
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Ontario's Environmental Commissioner Calls For Strong Replacement Climate Law
The cancellation of the Cap and Trade Program is expected to remove billions of dollars from the funding for climate change solutions in Ontario.
Canada
10 Oct 2018
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Ontario Introduces Bill To Cancel Cap And Trade And Launches Carbon Tax Case
On July 25, the Honourable Rod Phillips, Minister of Environment, Conservation and Parks (the "Minister"), introduced Bill 4: Cap and Trade Cancellation Act, 2018, (the "Proposed Act").
Canada
15 Aug 2018
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Going, Going, Gone – Ontario Premier-Designate Announces Cancellation Of Cap And Trade; Pulls Ontario Out Of August GHG Auction
In a News Release issued on Friday, June 15, 2018, Premier-designate Doug Ford announced that the first act of his newly formed government will be to cancel Ontario's Cap and Trade Program.
Canada
12 Jul 2018
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Feds Announce Proposed Carbon Pricing System As Part Of Pan-Canadian Clean Growth Plan
On January 15, 2018, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and the Minister of Finance released for public comment the draft Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (the "Proposed Act") ...
Canada
30 Jan 2018
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SCC Green Lights Jumbo Ski Resort Development, Dismisses Infringement Claim On Grizzly Bear Spirit
On the facts before it, the SCC was satisfied that deep consultation had taken place and that the Minister's conclusion that sufficient consultation had taken place was not unreasonable.
Canada
22 Nov 2017
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Supreme Court Of Canada Provides Guidance On The Government's Duty To Consult
On July 26, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released two decisions that clarify the Crown's duty to consult the aboriginal peoples of Canada if their Aboriginal or treaty rights may be impacted.
Canada
8 Aug 2017
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Canada's Commitment To United Nations Declaration On The Rights Of Indigenous People
In 2010, Canada endorsed UNDRIP but maintained that it viewed the declaration as a non-legally binding aspirational document.
Canada
10 May 2017
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Protection For Corporations, Officers And Directors – Advanced Environmental Management Systems May Absolve Corporations, Directors & Officers Of Guilt For Environmental Damage
Corporations, officers and directors can be subject to large fines for environmental damage caused by the corporation under environmental protection legislation in Canada.
Canada
13 Dec 2016
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Creditors Lose Protection From Environmental Liability When Exerting Managerial Influence
Providing financing to an owner of an environmentally contaminated site can be a risky endeavour.
Canada
27 Jan 2016
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Is A Carbon Tax On The Horizon In Ontario?
The MOECC is accepting comments on the discussion paper until March 29, 2015
Canada
12 Apr 2015
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Is The Greening Of Financiers Leading To A Credit Squeeze In The Extractive Sector?
The New York Times recently reported that PNC Financial had joined a growing list of financiers in the United States that have "distanced themselves from coal companies involved in mountain top removal."
Canada
29 Mar 2015
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Province Of Ontario And Matawa-Member First Nations Reach "Framework Agreement" In Ring Of Fire
The nine Matawa-member First Nations and the Province of Ontario signed a "framework agreement" said to establish ground rules for negotiations.
Canada
5 Apr 2014
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Noront Initiates Co-Ordinated Environmental Assessment Review Process In The Ring Of Fire
Noront Resources Ltd. submitted a draft environmental assessment report for its project located in Northern Ontario’s Ring of Fire.
Canada
25 Feb 2014
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Company Convicted Under Environmental And Safety Legislation For Lack Of Preventative Systems
This decision demonstrates that a proactive approach by companies to meet their obligations under the EPA and OHSA is worthwhile.
Canada
10 Oct 2013
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