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Supreme Court denies leave to appeal in Smith v. Inco

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 26 2012

On April 26, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal in the Smith v. Inco class action proceeding

Comment period open for federal offset system guidance

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 3 2009

The federal government has released long-awaited draft guidance on a proposed Canadian offset system for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions

Intention to limit vehicle emissions

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 30 2009

On April 4, 2009, the federal government announced its intention to develop regulations under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 that would limit carbon dioxide emissions from new cars and light-duty trucks, beginning with the 2011 model year

First source protection plan approved under Clean Water Act, 2006

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 11 2013

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) recently approved its first source water protection plan under the Clean Water Act, 2006 (CWA). The goal of the

Canadian Securities Administrators releases guidance on environmental reporting

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 1 2010

On October 27, 2010, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published CSA Staff Notice 51-333, Environmental Reporting Guidance (the Notice) to assist reporting issuers in meeting their existing continuous disclosure requirements under securities laws with respect to environmental matters

Modernizing federal environmental sentencing

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 31 2009

On March 25, 2009, Bill C-16, the Environmental Enforcement Act, underwent second reading in Parliament

Proposed management framework for forfeited corporate property

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 21 2012

The Ministry of Infrastructure (MOI) has proposed a new management framework for forfeited corporate property. The goals of this framework are to (i

Regulations to harmonize Canada-U.S. vehicle emissions regulations

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • March 11 2013

Environment Canada recently published regulations amending the On-Road Vehicle and Engine Emission Regulations. The amendments, which will come into

Screening assessments under Chemicals Management Plan

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 31 2009

Environment Canada recently released the final screening assessments for 18 substances assessed as part of Batch 4 of the federal government’s Chemicals Management Plan

Regulations to reduce Volatile Organic Compounds

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 31 2009

On July 8, 2009, the government issued the Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Concentration Limits for Automotive Refinishing Products Regulations