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Divisional Court overturns environmental review tribunal decision and allows wind project to proceed

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 25 2014

In an important decision for stakeholders in the Ontario renewable energy industry, the Divisional Court of Ontario overturned the July 2013 decision

Former directors and officers of bankrupt company reach $4.75 million settlement with the Ministry of Environment over cleanup orders

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 1 2013

On October 28, 2013, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) announced that it had reached a settlement with the former directors and officers

“When in doubt, report” the Supreme Court of Canada broadens the application of Ontario’s Environmental Protection Act

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 18 2013

On October 17, 2013, in Castonguay Blasting Ltd. v. Ontario (Environment), 2013 SCC 52, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the appeal of

Ontario introduces waste reduction strategy and proposed Waste Reduction Act, 2013

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 24 2013

In June 2013, the Ontario government released its Waste Reduction Strategy, which incorporates the proposed new Waste Reduction Act, 2013

Ontario Divisional Court confirms that former directors and officers must remediate while order is under appeal

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 8 2013

On June 19, 2013, in Baker v. Ministry of the Environment, 2013 ONSC 4142 Baker, the Ontario Divisional Court upheld the decision of the Ontario

Appeal Court confirms that innocent party must clean up pollution

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 13 2013

In a decision in Kawartha Lakes (City) v. Ontario (Environment), on May 10, 2013, the Ontario Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed the appeal of

Ontario court recognizes “light” as a contaminant under the Environmental Protection Act

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 27 2013

In February 2013, Justice Green of the Ontario Court of Justice held that sunlight reflected from a building can be considered a contaminant under

Ontario resurrects proposed Great Lakes Protection Act as part of larger Great Lakes Strategy

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 28 2013

On February 25, 2013, Ontario's Minister of the Environment, Jim Bradley, re-introduced the Great Lakes Protection Act, the government's first major

Change is in the air: Ontario closer to a cap-and-trade system

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 21 2013

On January 21, 2013, Ontario's Ministry of the Environment (MOE) posted the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions in Ontario: A Discussion Paper (the

U.S. Advisory Committee releases draft climate change report for public consultation

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 23 2013

On January 11, 2013, the U.S. National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC) released a draft Climate Assessment Report (the