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Changes to the British Columbia contaminated sites process

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

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

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

The North American emissions control area now in force for Canada

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • 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

The emergence of the green lease

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 18 2008

In an era of depleting natural resources, growing global climate change, corporate social responsibility and demands for environmentally friendly solutions, several businesses are increasingly committed to developing and implementing sustainable development projects, including in the area of real estate

The North American ECA now a reality

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada, Global
  • -
  • July 25 2012

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) recently amended the International Convention on the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (MARPOL 197378) by adopting the 1997 Protocol enacting Annex VI (Regulations for the Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships

Ahousaht Indian Band v. Canada (Fisheries and Oceans), 2014 FC 197, Federal Court (Mandamin J.), 28 February 2014

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 17 2014

The Federal Court granted an interlocutory injunc- tion prohibiting the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans from opening the commercial roe herring

Flashing green ahead: environmental reporting in Ontario securities law

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 28 2008

On February 27, 2008, the Ontario Securities Commission ("OSC") released OSC Staff Notice 51-716 Environmental Reporting ("Staff Notice 51-716") outlining the results of a targeted review of 35 public companies’ compliance with continuous disclosure requirements related to environmental matters under National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations

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

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • 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

Liability for environmental offences greatly expanded

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 3 2009

On March 4, 2009, the federal government introduced Bill C-16, the "Environmental Enforcement Act," omnibus legislation that keeps a Conservative Party campaign promise to strengthen the enforcement and penalty provisions in Canadian environmental statutes

Update on the Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 20 2009

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