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Torys LLP
The environmental assessment process in Canada has changed—in scale, scope, scheduling, even in name.
Bennett Jones LLP
The Government of Canada adopted the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act in 2021 that sets an aggressive emissions reduction target of 40 to 45 percent below...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
The Government of Canada has begun the roll-out of its much-anticipated ban on single-use plastic products. On June 22, 2022, the federal government published the Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations...
McMillan LLP
On June 20, 2022, Canada published its final Single-use Plastics Prohibition Regulations (the "Regulations")[1] which come into effect on December 20, 2022.
McMillan LLP
This is an update to our previous bulletin dated March 7, 2021 regarding the federal government's proposed Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System Regulations.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Small modular reactors continue to attract substantial interest in Canada from provincial governments and the federal government as a key strategy to allow Canada to meet its ambitious climate change goals.
Miller Thomson LLP
A recent heavy storm in Southern Ontario (labelled a "Derecho" by our meteorologists) caused extensive property damage over a wide swath of some of the most densely populated areas of the country.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
On June 8, 2022, Canada released its final Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System Regulations (Regulations). The Regulations provide a roadmap as to how greenhouse gas (GHG) ...
Bennett Jones LLP
Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act Does Not Lengthen Limit for Contamination Claims Against Other Contributors...
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On June 6, 2022, the Tahltan Nation and the Province of British Columbia (the Province) entered into the first consent-based decision-making agreement (the Agreement) [PDF] negotiated under B.C.'s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (the Declaration Act).
The Alberta Court of Appeal finds that the Impact Assessment Act over-reached federal authority.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Alberta Court of Appeal recently assessed the constitutionality of the federal Impact Assessment Act and Physical Activities Regulations (collectively the "Assessment Regime").
Gowling WLG
With growing attention on Environmental, Social and Governance initiatives and escalating penalties for non-compliance with environmental laws, it is all the more important for companies to...
Willms & Shier Environmental Lawyers LLP
On March 29, 2022, the federal government issued the first carbon Emissions Reduction Plan (2030 Plan) under the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
This episode features a discussion involving Osler's Shuli Rodal, partner, Competition/Antitrust and Foreign Investment, and Isabelle Crew, associate, Litigation; Regulatory, Environmental, Indigenous and Land, ...
McLennan Ross LLP
On May 10, 2022, the Alberta Court of Appeal ("Court") rendered its long awaited opinion on the constitutional validity of the Impact Assessment Act, RSC 2019 c.28 s-1...
McMillan LLP
On May 10, 2022, the Alberta Court of Appeal in Reference re. Impact Assessment Act ruled that the federal Impact Assessment Act (the "IAA") and the related Physical Activities Regulations, SOR/2019-285, (the "Regulations") are unconstitutional.
CLC (Canadian Litigation Counsel)
The recent Paramount Resources Ltd v Grey Owl Engineering Ltd, 2022 ABQB 333 decision released by Justice Kachur has provided much needed clarification on the competing objectives of the Limitations Act RSA 2000.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
On June 29, 2021, thermometers reached 49.6° C in Lytton, British Columbia, the hottest temperature ever recorded in Canada. The following day a wildfire, stoked by drought conditions and 70 km/h winds...
Bennett Jones LLP
Our panel will review this rapidly evolving landscape, identify key foundations and pitfalls, and provide a framework for the CIO as they manage the legal and compliance issues arising from the transformation of their management information systems to meet the ESG challenge.
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