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Private member’s bill in Canada calls for disclosure of payments to foreign governments
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • March 1 2013

On February 26, 2013, a private member's bill was introduced into the Canadian House of Commons that proposes new disclosure requirements regarding


Environment Canada publishes renewable fuel content requirements
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2010

Environment Canada recently published new Renewable Fuels Regulations, which will require producers and importers to ensure that all gasoline that they produce in or import into Canada has an average annual volume of renewable fuel content of at least 5


Ontario proposes amendments to GHG reporting regulations
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2010

On September 10, 2010, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) posted for comment amendments to O. Reg. 45209 (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting) that would simplify the province’s reporting requirements and align them with those adopted by the WCI


National low-carbon fuel standard forthcoming
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 8 2010

On April 1, 2010, the federal government announced that it will be moving forward with new regulations that will require all gasoline to contain an average of 5 renewable fuel content by September 2010


CSA publishes final rule on disclosure of mineral projects
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 13 2011

The CSA (Canadian Securities Administrators) has published the final form of the revised National Instrument 43-101, Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects, including the revised form of technical report (the Rule), which becomes effective on June 30, 2011


Global carbon market grows slightly in 2009
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2010

The value of the global carbon market grew to more than US$143.7 billion in 2009, up from US$135 billion in 2008, despite a 0.6 decline in global GDP, according to a new World Bank report


Alberta offset market grows in 2009
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2010

Firms covered under Alberta’s intensity-based cap-and-trade system purchased 3.8 million tonnes of emissions offsets in 2009, up from 2.75 million tonnes in 2008


Ontario and Quebec maintain support of cap-and-trade
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2010

At a recent joint meeting of the Ontario and Quebec cabinets, Premier Dalton McGuinty announced Ontario's ongoing plans, along with Quebec and British Columbia, to implement a cap-and-trade system for GHGs


Environment Canada to regulate GHG emissions from coal-fired plants
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2010

On June 23, 2010, Minister Jim Prentice announced that Environment Canada would be moving forward to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from coal-fired power plants


Environment Canada releases sustainability report
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • June 29 2010

Environment Canada recently released a federal sustainable development strategy titled Planning for a Sustainable Future, which focuses on climate change and air quality, among other areas