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The North American emissions control area now in force for Canada

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • 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

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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • 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

Establishing environmental damages: key case law principles

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 4 2013

How damages are assessed in the environmental law context has been a bit of "moving target" over the last decade but there are a few key principles

Vancouver moving to LEED Gold rezoning requirements

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 24 2011

Effective January 1, 2011 all new rezonings in the City of Vancouver (the City) must be to a LEED Gold NC (New Construction) or equivalent standard

Aboriginal legal issues e-newsletter

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 3 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the application for leave to appeal from the above noted decision of the British Columbia Court of Appeal, with

First Nations agreement does not override the CEAA: Quebec (Attorney General) v. Moses

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 21 2010

In this decision the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") ruled that a mining project located in territory covered by the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (the "James Bay Agreement") must be reviewed under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act ("CEAA") before Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) can issue an authorization for the destruction of fish habitat under s

Death of environmental class actions post-Inco well, maybe not quite yet

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • December 21 2012

Last year BLG's Environmental Law Cross-Country Check-Up discussed the Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Smith v. Inco, which dismissed the plaintiff's

Indemnity fails: paying twice for a cleanup

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 6 2011

Illustrating the adage that an indemnity is only as good as the person giving it, a recent case from the Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal demonstrates the serious exposures a vendor may encounter when contaminated property is sold subject to a contractual indemnity without adequate security

Ontario announces a $250 million Aboriginal Loan Guarantee Program

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • September 14 2009

On Friday September 4, 2009, the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (the "MEI") announced further details of two new programs for First Nations and Métis communities interested in developing and owning renewable energy projects