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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


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


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


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


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


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