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Mari-times newsletter: Canadian maritime law from coast-to-coast

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada, Vietnam
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  • December 21 2013

At the last Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council, held in Kiruna, Sweden, on May 15, 2013, the Council adopted its second international

Administrative Penalties Regulation

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 22 2014

On June 23, 2014, the Ministry of Environment introduced an administrative penalty program to encourage compliance with the Environmental Management

Far-reaching liability in hazardous waste disposal

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 11 2011

In a recent decision by the British Columbia Supreme Court, Enviro West Inc. v. Copper Mountain Mining Corp (2010 BCSC 1443), a waste oil collection company was awarded $766,033 in damages when the transformer it was hired to drain oil from contained a high level of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB

Foreseeability cannot be viewed through a retrospective lens

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 1 2010

In Berendsen v Ontario, the Ontario Court of Appeal recently overturned the trial judge's finding of negligence against the province for depositing construction waste on agricultural property in the 1960s

Changes to the British Columbia contaminated sites process

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 24 2011

Several recent changes to the British Columbia contaminated sites process affect property assessment requirements and the processing of permit applications

The Alberta Remediation Certificate Program

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 24 2011

Brownfields are common in many Alberta municipalities; however, due to the potential uncertainty of and frequent amendments to remediation regulation, investments made to remediate these properties may be financially risky

White River First Nation v. Yukon Government, 2013 YKSC 66, Supreme Court of Yukon (Veale J.), 5 July 2013

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • August 7 2013

The Supreme Court of Yukon made an order quashing a Decision Document made by the Director of Mineral Resources on September 5, 2012 which had

Superior Court authorizes important class action

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 6 2012

On March 19, 2012, the Superior Court of Quebec granted to Mr. François Deraspe (“Deraspe”) an authorization to institute a potentially huge class action against Canadian Zinc Electrolytic Ltd. (“Zinc”), a zinc refinery located in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec

Increased enforcement in Alberta & environmental sentencing principles

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 20 2011

There is a trend in Alberta of increased environmental enforcement with significant penalties being imposed

Update on the Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 20 2009

The Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009 (the "Act") received royal assent on May 14, 2009