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On June 10, 2009, the federal government released for comment long-awaited draft guidance, which was originally promised for last fall, on a proposed Canadian offset system for greenhouse gases (GHGs


Durban conference ends in uncertainty and Canada withdraws from Kyoto Protocol
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • December 13 2011

From November 28 to December 11, 2011, delegates from 194 countries met in Durban, South Africa, for the 17th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change


Ontario amends GHG reporting regulations; first reporting deadline approaches
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 19 2011

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) recently amended O. Reg. 45209 (Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting) to simplify the province’s reporting requirements and align them with those proposed for the WCI


Environment Canada publishes 2009 GHG reporting data
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 19 2011

Environment Canada has published the GHG emissions data disclosed by the large Canadian facilities that are required to report their emissions each calendar year


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


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


Copenhagen climate conference has begun
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • December 8 2009

From December 7 to 18, 2009, delegates from about 200 countries are meeting in Copenhagen for the 15th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC


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


B.C. moves forward on climate change agenda
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • May 14 2010

On April 6, 2010, Canada’s Environment Minister, Jim Prentice, and B.C.’s Minister of State for Climate Action, John Yap, signed an Agreement in Principle on efforts to deal with climate change


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