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The new normal of carbon pricing: Ontario to unveil a cap-and-trade system in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 14 2015

On April 13, 2015, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that Ontario will enter into a cap-and-trade agreement with Québec in an effort to

Divisional Court confirms the constitutionality of the review process for renewable energy projects under Ontario’s EPA

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 2 2015

On December 29, 2014, the Ontario Divisional Court released its decision in Dixon v. Director, Ministry of the Environment. In this appeal of three

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