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Sustainable strategies in Canada’s North

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • December 13 2011

The search for sustainable energy and protection for the environment is an important theme in Canada’s North these days

Halalt First Nation v. British Columbia (Ministry of Environment), File No. 35179, SCC (Lebel, Karakatsanis, and Wagner JJ.), 11 July 2013

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 15 2013

The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed a leave application filed by the Halalt First Nation in regards to the November 22, 2012 order of the British

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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada, Vietnam
  • -
  • 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

2013 environmental law case update

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 4 2013

The Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) is presently considering the scope of the terms "contaminant", "adverse effect" and "discharge" under Ontario’s

The North American emissions control area now in force for Canada

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • May 8 2013

The North American Emissions Control Area ("ECA") is now in force in Canada. The Regulations Amending the Vessel Pollution and Dangerous Chemicals

Changes to the British Columbia contaminated sites process

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 24 2011

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

Legislative changes in BC: the elimination of the cost recovery limitation period and hefty fines imposed by new amendments

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 6 2012

On May 17, 2012 Bill 34, which repeals and replaces the Limitation Act with a new act, received Royal Assent in the BC legislature

Syncrude sentenced $3 million for waterfowl fatalities

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 29 2010

In April 2008, a late spring snowstorm resulted in the diversion of ducks from their flyway to a tailings pond (Aurora Pond) near Fort McMurray, Alberta, operated by Syncrude Canada Ltd

First Capital Realty v. Imperial Oil Ltd.: the polluter pays principle is expanded

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 29 2012

The recent decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court, First Capital Realty v. Imperial Oil Limited, emphasizes the “polluter pays” principles of the BC Environmental Management Act (the “Act”) and establishes that a purchaser with full knowledge of contamination may not be responsible for any clean up costs

The non-polluter pays: municipal liability for cleaning up migrating contamination

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 29 2012

In December 2008, a residential property leaked fuel oil in the City of Kawartha Lakes (the “City”