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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


Proposed management framework for forfeited corporate property
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 21 2012

The Ministry of Infrastructure (MOI) has proposed a new management framework for forfeited corporate property. The goals of this framework are to (i


MOE issues filing direction for facilities reporting under certain environmental regulations
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2012

On April 11, 2012, the MOE issued a filing direction (the Direction) to the owners and operators of facilities that must submit an annual report through Environment Canada’s “Single Window” on 2011 data under the Airborne Contaminant Discharge Monitoring and Reporting Regulation (O. Reg. 12701), the Toxics Reduction Act, 2009 and its regulation (O. Reg. 45509) and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulation (O. Reg. 45209


Environment and sustainable resource development releases new clean air strategy
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2012

On October 10, 2012, Alberta’s Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Resource Development released a new clean air strategy and action plan for the province


Omnibus budget implementation bill amends federal environmental legislation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2012

On October 18, 2012, the federal government introduced to Parliament its new omnibus budget implementation bill, Bill C-45


Environment Canada releases a greenhouse gas reporting notice for 2012
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2012

Environment Canada recently released its notice under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 regarding the reporting of greenhouses gases (GHGs) for 2012


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


Court finds plaintiffs caused their own misfortunes regardless of prior owner’s potential negligence
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • December 3 2012

On November 21, 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) reaffirmed that for a plaintiff to receive damages from a negligence claim, the defendant’s negligence must have actually caused the plaintiff’s loss


The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy releases final report in its Climate Prosperity series
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • November 2 2012

The National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy (NRT), an independent policy advisory agency that has advised the federal government on sustainable development solutions, has released its sixth and final report in its Climate Prosperity series, Framing the Future: Embracing the Low-Carbon Economy