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Proposed nuclear liability legislation

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 31 2009

On March 24, 2009, the federal government introduced Bill C-20, the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, into Parliament for first reading

Proposed amendments to mining legislation

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 2 2009

On April 30, 2009, Bill 173, An Act to amend the Mining Act, was introduced into the Ontario legislature

Green energy legislation comes into force

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 2 2009

On May 14, 2009, the Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009 came into force

Proposed regulations to green energy legislation

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 30 2009

Ontario has proposed a new regulation and amendments to five existing regulations to establish a new environmental approval process for renewable energy projects under the Green Energy and Green Economy Act, 2009, which came into force last month

Ministry of Labour to inspect electrical hazards at mines

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 31 2009

The Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) recently announced that, in September 2009, it will be conducting an "enforcement blitz" of electrical equipment and practices at underground mines, surface plants and aggregate operations across Ontario

Code of practice for metal mines released

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 31 2009

On June 27, 2009, Environment Canada issued an Environmental Code of Practice for Metal Mines (the Code), which describes the operational activities of the metal mining sector and associated environmental risks

Alberta court finds Syncrude guilty in duck deaths

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 20 2010

On June 25, 2010, Syncrude Canada Ltd. was found guilty of two charges stemming from the April 2008 death of approximately 1,600 ducks in its Aurora Settling Basin, a tailings pond serving part of the company’s Fort McMurrayarea oil sands operations

Application for judicial review of renewable energy approval regulation

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 31 2009

On October 19, 2009, an application for judicial review of the renewable energy approvals (REAs) regulation (O. Reg. 35909) under the Environmental Protection Act was commenced in Ontario’s Divisional Court

Amendments to renewable energy approvals regulation

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 31 2009

On October 1, 2009, amendments were made to O. Reg. 35909

Fine of $800,000 issued for vapour discharge

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 30 2009

On November 4, 2009, BP Canada Energy Company pleaded guilty to one count of causing an odorous discharge that caused or was likely to cause an adverse effect