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New Regulation regarding Ozone-Depleting Substances and Other Halocarbons now in force
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • January 31 2011

Ontario Regulation 46310 (Ozone Depleting Substances and Other Halocarbons) (the Regulation) came into force on January 1, 2011


Court of Appeal finds an adverse effect without significant harm to the natural environment
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • April 2 2012

On March 16, 2012, the Ontario Court of Appeal released its decision to dismiss Castonguay's appeal in Ontario (Environment) v. Castonguay Blasting Ltd. In 2007, while blasting at a highway construction site in Marmora, Ontario, Castonguay sent rock debris flying through the air


Alberta court orders Syncrude to pay $3 million
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2010

On October 22, 2010, the Provincial Court of Alberta ordered Syncrude Canada Ltd


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


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


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


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


Recent developments in the Western Climate Initiative
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 6 2009

On February 19, 2009, the Western Climate Initiative (WCI), an initiative of several U.S. states and Canadian provinces to establish a regional greenhouse gas (GHG) cap-and-trade system by 2012, released its 2009-2010 Work Plan


First source protection plan approved under Clean Water Act, 2006
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • March 11 2013

The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) recently approved its first source water protection plan under the Clean Water Act, 2006 (CWA). The goal of the


Regulations to harmonize Canada-U.S. vehicle emissions regulations
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • March 11 2013

Environment Canada recently published regulations amending the On-Road Vehicle and Engine Emission Regulations. The amendments, which will come into