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Former directors and officers of bankrupt company reach $4.75 million settlement with the Ministry of Environment over cleanup orders
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 1 2013

On October 28, 2013, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) announced that it had reached a settlement with the former directors and officers


Ontario Court of Appeal decides Ostrander wind farm project and sends dispute back to the ERT
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • April 21 2015

Yesterday, in an important decision for stakeholders in the Ontario renewable energy industry, the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned the Divisional


Divisional Court overturns environmental review tribunal decision and allows wind project to proceed
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • February 25 2014

In an important decision for stakeholders in the Ontario renewable energy industry, the Divisional Court of Ontario overturned the July 2013 decision


“When in doubt, report” the Supreme Court of Canada broadens the application of Ontario’s Environmental Protection Act
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • October 18 2013

On October 17, 2013, in Castonguay Blasting Ltd. v. Ontario (Environment), 2013 SCC 52, the Supreme Court of Canada dismissed the appeal of


Divisional Court confirms the constitutionality of the review process for renewable energy projects under Ontario’s EPA
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • February 2 2015

On December 29, 2014, the Ontario Divisional Court released its decision in Dixon v. Director, Ministry of the Environment. In this appeal of three


The Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal decision in Erickson v. Director, Ministry of Environment
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 27 2011

The Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal (the ERT) released its landmark ruling in the wind farm challenge case, Erickson v. Director, Ministry of the Environment (Erickson) on July 18, 2011


When can environmental regulatory orders be compromised claims under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act? Supreme Court of Canada provides clarification
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • December 11 2012

In its decision released on December 7, 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada held that claims in respect of provincial environmental clean-up orders can be compromised under the federal Companies Creditors’ Arrangement Act (CCAA


Appeal Court confirms that innocent party must clean up pollution
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • May 13 2013

In a decision in Kawartha Lakes (City) v. Ontario (Environment), on May 10, 2013, the Ontario Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed the appeal of


Ontario court recognizes “light” as a contaminant under the Environmental Protection Act
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • March 27 2013

In February 2013, Justice Green of the Ontario Court of Justice held that sunlight reflected from a building can be considered a contaminant under


Ontario Divisional Court confirms that former directors and officers must remediate while order is under appeal
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • July 8 2013

On June 19, 2013, in Baker v. Ministry of the Environment, 2013 ONSC 4142 Baker, the Ontario Divisional Court upheld the decision of the Ontario