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New developments in Ontario
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 2 2009

On May 27, 2009, the Ontario government announced further steps toward its goal of implementing a greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade system by as early as 2012


Canada releases draft offset system guidelines
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 12 2009

On June 10, 2009, the federal government released for comment long-awaited draft guidance, which was originally promised for last fall, on a proposed Canadian offset system for greenhouse gases (GHGs


Saskatchewan and Quebec introduce climate change legislation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2009

On May 11, 2009, the Saskatchewan government introduced Bill 95, an Act designed to help the province reduce GHG emissions and adapt to climate change


Comment period open for Ontario cap-and-trade proposal
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2009

On May 27, 2009, the Ontario government introduced Bill 185, the Environmental Protection Amendment Act (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading), 2009, which would expand the government’s regulation-making authority to implement a cap-and-trade system


Comment period open for federal offset system guidance
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2009

The federal government has released long-awaited draft guidance on a proposed Canadian offset system for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions


Manitoba to require climate change considerations in environmental licensing
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 3 2009

On June 11, 2009, Manitoba’s Bill 29, the Environment Amendment Act, received royal assent


National Round Table responds to federal climate change report
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 11 2009

The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRTEE) recently released its response to the federal government’s 2009 Climate Change Plan, as required by the Kyoto Protocol Implementation Act


North American leaders agree to cooperate on climate change
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, Mexico, USA
  • September 11 2009

On August 10, 2009, at a North American summit in Guadalajara, Mexico, the leaders of the United States, Mexico and Canada issued a joint declaration that committed their three countries to work together on climate change and clean energy issues


Nova Scotia limits electricity sector emissions
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 11 2009

On August 14, 2009, Nova Scotia issued the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations under the province’s Environment Act, requiring certain electricity generators to make incremental emissions reductions between 2010 and 2020


Chicago Climate Exchange incorporates international standards in offset
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 11 2009

The Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), a voluntary emissions trading program, recently announced that it will be incorporating International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standards into its project design criteria; currently, project proponents must follow these criteria before the CCX will issue them tradable offset credits which it bundles as Carbon Financial Instruments (CFIs) for the sequestration, destruction or reduction of GHG emissions