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Top 10 legal risks for business in 2017
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 4 2017

Today's business leaders are facing unprecedented volatility and uncertainty. World markets are pressured by a unique combination: weaker growth from


The emergence of the green lease
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 18 2008

In an era of depleting natural resources, growing global climate change, corporate social responsibility and demands for environmentally friendly solutions, several businesses are increasingly committed to developing and implementing sustainable development projects, including in the area of real estate


Doing Business in Canada, An Introduction to the Legal Aspects of Investing and Establishing a Business in Canada
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 2 2016

This guide provides a practical overview of Canada's legal landscape to international businesses looking to establish operations in Canada or


Federal Liberal Government Approves Line 3 and Line 2 Pipelines
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 6 2016

Recently, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet approved two major pipeline expansions including Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline and Kinder


Cap and Trade: MOECC Releases Offset Credits Regulatory Proposal
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 14 2016

On November 15, 2016, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change ("MOECC") published the Compliance Offset Credits Regulatory


The North American emissions control area now in force for Canada
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 8 2013

The North American Emissions Control Area ("ECA") is now in force in Canada. The Regulations Amending the Vessel Pollution and Dangerous Chemicals


Establishing environmental damages: key case law principles
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 4 2013

How damages are assessed in the environmental law context has been a bit of "moving target" over the last decade but there are a few key principles


Changes to the British Columbia contaminated sites process
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 24 2011

Several recent changes to the British Columbia contaminated sites process affect property assessment requirements and the processing of permit applications


Far-reaching liability in hazardous waste disposal
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2011

In a recent decision by the British Columbia Supreme Court, Enviro West Inc. v. Copper Mountain Mining Corp (2010 BCSC 1443), a waste oil collection company was awarded $766,033 in damages when the transformer it was hired to drain oil from contained a high level of Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB


Administrative Monetary Penalties: New Federal Environmental Enforcement Measures Underway in Canada
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 20 2016

On April 9, 2016, the Government of Canada published draft regulations (the "Draft AMP Regulations") providing details on the implementation of the