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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


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


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


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


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


Ontario Power Authority to sell environmental attributes
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • February 7 2011

Late last week, after a very limited, informal consultation, the Ontario Minister of Energy directed the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) to initiate a pilot program to sell a limited number of the environmental attributes (EAs) it has accumulated under its power purchase agreements with Ontario-based electricity generators


Environmental Enforcement Act provisions come into force
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2012

On June 22, 2012, the penalty provisions in sections 72-80, 87 and 88 of the Environmental Enforcement Act (EEA) came into force


New wastewater regulations enacted
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2012

On July 18, 2012, the Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations (SOR2012-139) came into force


Ontario amends Renewable Energy Approval regulations
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 8 2012

On July 1, 2012, amendments to O. Reg. 35909 the Renewable Energy Approval (REA) regulation came into force