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Environment Canada releases draft vehicle-emissions regulations
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • January 8 2010

On December 7, 2009, Environment Canada published draft Passenger Automobile and Light Truck Greenhouse Gas Emissions Regulations


Ministry of the Environment releases climate change progress report
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • January 8 2010

On December 15, 2009, Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger indicated that the provincial government would soon publish draft legislation enabling the creation of a cap-and-trade system to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Manitoba


Federal government tables 2010 Budget
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • March 15 2010

Although the federal government's 2010 Budget, tabled on March 4, does not allocate funding for a single major initiative to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the budget contains the following proposals that may play a supplementary role in federal mitigation efforts


Shareholders file resolutions on climate change disclosure
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 15 2010

As of March 4, 2010, a coalition of institutional investors and environmental groups, led by Ceres and the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, has filed 95 shareholder resolutions relating to the climate change disclosure of 82 U.S. and Canadian companies, including coal, electric power and oil producers, house builders, big box retailers and financial institutions


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 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


Proposal to reduce use of HFCs
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, Mexico, USA
  • May 14 2010

In April 2010, representatives of Canada, Mexico and the United States retabled their proposal under the Montreal Protocol for a gradual reduction of global production and consumption of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), chemicals commonly used in refrigeration equipment


Senators Kerry and Lieberman release Energy and Climate Bill
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • May 14 2010

On May 12, 2010, Senators John Kerry (D-MA) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT) released a draft of their long-awaited energy and climate change bill, the American Power Act