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Canadian Securities Administrators releases guidance on environmental reporting
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 1 2010

On October 27, 2010, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published CSA Staff Notice 51-333, Environmental Reporting Guidance (the Notice) to assist reporting issuers in meeting their existing continuous disclosure requirements under securities laws with respect to environmental matters


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


California and the Western Climate Initiative takes the spotlight
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • September 30 2010

Regional cap-and-trade initiatives have returned to the spotlight after U.S. Senate leaders indefinitely postponed efforts to pass a comprehensive federal climate change bill


Ontario to consolidate ozone-depleting substance regulations
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2010

On September 10, 2010, the MOE proposed consolidating Ontario's five regulations governing the use, release and disposal of ozone-depleting substances (ODS) into one new regulation under the Environmental Protection Act


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 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


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


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