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Supreme Court rules on federal environmental assessment and treaty rights
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 30 2010

On May 14, 2010, the Supreme Court of Canada delivered its decision in the case of Quebec (Attorney General) v. Moses, which involved a planned mining project in an area governed by the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement. Local Cree and Inuit communities, the province of Quebec and the federal government entered into this agreement in 1975 to provide a governance framework for economic development, social development and natural resource management in the James Bay region of Quebec


National Energy Board proposes regulatory change to Onshore Pipeline Regulations
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 6 2011

On July 29, 2011, the National Energy Board issued Proposed Regulatory Change 2011-01 regarding the Onshore Pipeline Regulations, 1999


Natural Heritage Assessment Guide for Renewable Energy Projects released
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 6 2011

On August 5, 2011, the Ministry of Natural Resources released the Natural Heritage Assessment Guide for Renewable Energy Projects under the Environmental Protection Act


Integrated plan for oil sands monitoring released
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 6 2011

The federal government recently released an integrated monitoring plan for the Alberta oil sands region


National Energy Board launches Action Plan
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • August 11 2011

The National Energy Board (NEB) has announced that it will be launching an Action Plan on Safety and Environmental Protection


Guidelines for wind power projects released
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 6 2011

The MNR recently released Bats and Bat Habitats: Guidelines for Wind Power Projects


Regulations for certain coal-fired electricity generators
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • September 6 2011

The federal government has proposed the regulation of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from coal-fired generators of electricity


Ministry proposes amending the Renewable Energy Approval Regulation
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • October 31 2010

On October 7, 2010, Ontario's Ministry of the Environment (MOE) proposed amendments to O. Reg. 35909, the regulation governing Renewable Energy Approvals (REAs


Ontario Power Authority to offer extension to FIT contract suppliers
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • March 1 2011

On February 9, 2011, the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) announced that it will offer feed-in tariff (FIT) contract holders an extension of up to one year on their milestone date for commercial operation (milestone COD


Ministry of Labour to inspect electrical hazards at mines
  • Torys LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2009

The Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) recently announced that, in September 2009, it will be conducting an "enforcement blitz" of electrical equipment and practices at underground mines, surface plants and aggregate operations across Ontario