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Developments in the Western Climate Initiative
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 19 2011

The Western Climate Initiative (WCI) recently provided additional details on the expected start date of its proposed cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gases (GHGs), which was originally slated to take effect on January 1, 2012


Proposed revisions to National Instrument 43-101, Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 27 2010

On April 23, 2010, Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published for comment proposed revisions to National Instrument 43-101, Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects (NI 43-101


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On June 10, 2009, the federal government released for comment long-awaited draft guidance, which was originally promised for last fall, on a proposed Canadian offset system for greenhouse gases (GHGs


Senate releases climate change bill
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 5 2009

On October 1, 2009, the U.S. Senate released a draft energy and climate change bill known as the Kerry-Boxer bill after its sponsors Senators John Kerry and Barbara Boxer


Canada, US and Mexico support new regulation of HFCs
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, Mexico, USA
  • October 5 2009

The United States, Canada and Mexico have proposed using the Montreal Protocol an international treaty that limits the use of the ozone-depleting hydrochlorofluorocarbons to also limit emissions of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), potent GHGs


Canadian and US officials continue Clean Energy Dialogue
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • October 5 2009

On September 16, 2009, Environment Minister Jim Prentice and his American counterpart, Energy Secretary Steven Chu, presented their first Report to Leaders on the Canada-U.S. Clean Energy Dialogue


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