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Environmental commissioner tables 2012 report
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • March 11 2013

On February 6, 2013, the 2012 Fall Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development was tabled in Parliament. The report


Canada announces plans to streamline the approval process for major resource projects
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 18 2012

On April 17, 2012, the Canadian federal government announced further plans to streamline the federal environmental assessment (EA) process for certain major resource projects as part of the government’s Responsible Resource Development initiative


Proposal to add certain electricity generators, cooling equipment and dust collection systems to the EASR
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 21 2012

As reported in Torys' October 2011 EH&S Bulletin, the Ministry of Environment (MOE) established the Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR), an


Amendments to Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 21 2012

On December 5, 2012, amendments to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations came into force. The amendments, among other things, introduce the


Public and other stakeholder review for new GHG offset protocols
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2011

Alberta Environment (AE) and Climate Change Central (CCC) have published four new draft emissions offset protocols for public review and comment


Government undertaking mining safety blitz
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2011

The Ontario Ministry of Labour is undertaking an occupational health and safety blitz that targets hazards affecting clean air in underground mines


Water infrastructure and the law
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2011

A reliable supply of clean water, and the proper treatment and disposal of wastewater, is of course essential for community health


Amendments to the endangered species regulations proposed
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • February 21 2012

The MOE has proposed amendments to Ontario Regulation 24208 under the Endangered Species Act, 2007 to prescribe certain protected habitat for these seven species at risk: the Bent Spike-rush, the Common Five-lined Skink, the Eastern Foxsnake (Carolinian Population), the Eastern Foxsnake (Georgian Bay Population), the Gray Ratsnake (Carolinian Population), the Gray Ratsnake (Frontenac Axis Population) and the Rapids Clubtail


Ground source heat pumps exempt from environmental compliance approval
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2012

On June 2, 2012, O. Reg. 9812 was enacted


Federal Court rules that Canada can withdraw from Kyoto Protocol
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2012

On July 17, 2012, the Federal Court in Turp v. Canada dismissed an application for judicial review of Canada’s decision to withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol