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Plan for the Ban: Canada Proposes Plastic Labelling Rules and Federal Plastics Registry

Canada - September 14 2022 In the Canadian Government's latest effort to achieve zero plastic waste by 2030, it has published two consultation papers: one on the creation of…

Srinidhi Akkur, Talia Gordner, Julia Loney

Canada Catching Up on Regulation of PFAS Substances

Canada - July 20 2022 Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (“PFAS“), a group of several thousand man-made chemicals that include perfluorooctanoic (“PFOS“)…

Talia Gordner, Julia Loney

Developers Beware: Changes to O. Reg. 242/08 Under the Endangered Species Act and What They Mean for Projects Already Underway

Canada - July 5 2022 The ESA prohibits killing or harming species on the SARO List as well as the destruction of their habitats. These amendments deal with whether…

Andrea Arbuthnot, Talia Gordner

Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System Creates Green Incentives for Regulated Facilities (Update)

Canada - June 22 2022 This is an update to our previous bulletin dated March 7, 2021 regarding the federal government's proposed Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System…

Talia Gordner, Julia Loney

Jurisdictional Battle Over The Environment Continues - Canada’s Impact Assessment Legislation Found Unconstitutional

Canada - May 25 2022 On May 10, 2022, the Alberta Court of Appeal in Reference re. Impact Assessment Act ruled that the federal Impact Assessment Act (the “IAA”) and…

Jeneya Clark, Talia Gordner, Julia Loney