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Alberta's new climate change strategy: what does it mean for renewable power project development in the Province?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 26 2015

As BLG advised in our November 23rd Bulletin All Change Alberta Overhauls Climate Policy, Ushers In Sweeping New Requirements, the Alberta


Proposed changes to B.C.’s contaminated sites legal regime
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 14 2016

The B.C. Ministry of the Environment (the "ministry") plans to update some aspects of B.C.'s contaminated sites legal regime under the Environmental


Cap & Trade Systems for Greenhouse Gas Emissions the coming harmonization of Ontario and Québec
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 7 2015

Ontario is designing and moving to harmonize its Cap & Trade System (C&T System) with Québec and California. The C&T System in Québec is a highly


All change Alberta overhauls climate policy, ushers in sweeping new requirements
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 23 2015

On November 22, 2015, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced a far-reaching and comprehensive new strategy on climate change. It not only responds


Consequences of the Mount Polley dam failure: amendments to the Mines Act
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 11 2016

On February 25, 2016, as part of British Columbia's response to the Mount Polley dam failure, British Columbia's Minister of Energy and Mines


From Social License to Class Action - Climate Change Litigation has come to Canada, Project Proponents Beware
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 22 2016

The bold move towards climate change litigation is progressing in Canada as seen in last year’s Voters Taking Action on Climate Change v. British


A new Waste-Free Ontario Act proposed by MOECC (Bill 151)
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 11 2016

On November 26, 2015, Ontario's Honourable Glen Murray, Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change ("MOECC") introduced Bill 151, an omnibus bill


2015 Year in Review: Top 10 Legislative, Regulatory and Policy Changes of Import to the Canadian Oil and Gas Industry
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 6 2016

In 2015 politics drove policy. With new federal and Alberta governments, last year ushered in unprecedented changes for the Canadian oil and gas


Canadian offset projects to be recognized by the Voluntary Carbon Standard Association
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 7 2009

On July 23, 2009 the Voluntary Carbon Standard Association ("VCSA") announced it will allow carbon reduction projects hosted in Canada to issue Voluntary Carbon Units ("VCUs") without a corresponding cancellation of Assigned Amount Units ("AAUs") under the Kyoto Protocol


The Species at Risk Act: standard for judicial review set by lusty, chicken-sized bird
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 7 2009

The July 2009 decision of Federal Court Justice Zinn in AWA v. Minister of Environment was met with great enthusiasm from environmental groups because it set a precedent for using the Species at Risk Act (“SARA”) to compel judicial review of environmental policy