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BC Supreme Court finds that the duty to consult does not apply to historic or ongoing existing impacts from previous works or decisions

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 5 2011

On March 31, 2011, Mr Justice Savage issued a decision in Upper Nicola Indian Band v British Columbia (Environment), 2011 BCSC 388, finding that "the duty to consult does not apply to the larger historic impacts of previous works, or the ongoing existing impacts arising from previous decisions, for which there are other remedies."

Regulations 33609 and 33709 made under the Environmental Protection Act

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 23 2009

The provincial government issued Ontario Regulations 33609 and 33709 on October 3, 2009 to amend O. Reg. 347 of R.R.O. 1990 (General -Waste Management

A survey of extended producer responsibility programs for e-waste in canada

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 21 2012

Provincial electronic product stewardship programs (“PSPs”), which require producers to take responsibility for disposal or recycling of their electronic products, are becoming increasingly important in Canada

British Columbia's new water plan implications for mine developments

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 14 2011

On December 17, 2010, the B.C. government released a policy proposal on B.C.'s new Water Sustainability Act, which is intended to modernize and replace the province's current Water Act

BC government embarks on Phase 2 of its Water Act modernization process

  • Davis LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 14 2010

The BC government has officially embarked on a process of modernizing the provincial Water Act

City of Vancouver to consider oil tanker and pipeline indemnification bylaw

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 7 2012

On May 1, 2012, City of Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson tabled a motion to have municipal staff prepare a by-law requiring oil tankers and pipeline operators to indemnify the city and local businesses for “worst case scenario” oil spills

Greenhouse gas emissions reduction in Ontario: a discussion paper from the provincial government

  • Dentons
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 21 2013

On January 21, 2013, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment posted a discussion paper regarding greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction in Ontario

Interpreting the scope of commercial general liability insurance policies and the duty to defend following the supreme court of canada's decision in progressive homes

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 20 2010

The Supreme Court of Canada's decision in Progressive Homes Ltd. Progressive Homes Ltd. v. Lombard General Insurance Company of Canada, 2010 SCC 33, which was rendered on September 23, 2010, has important consequences for the interpretation of the scope of commercial general liability (“CGL”) insurance policies and the duty to defend claims for environmental liabilities

Proposed regulations amending the PCB Regulations

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 23 2009

The PCB Regulations ("Regulations") were published on September 17, 2008

Health, safety and environment: the key differences between environmental and occupational health and safety investigations

  • McLennan Ross LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • September 17 2010

Recent provincial and federal regulatory developments in the environmental and occupational health and safety ("OHS") fields have combined to create a new enforcement reality in Alberta; one that is particularly focused upon the oil sands industry, but by no means limited only to those operators