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Environmental compliance audits: Five tips to protect your company

Canada - May 31 2022 With growing attention on Environmental, Social and Governance initiatives and escalating penalties for non-compliance with environmental laws, it…

Harry Dahme, Quinn Rochon, Maya Stano, Mark Youden

Alberta Court of Appeal finds Canada's Impact Assessment Act unconstitutional

Canada - May 16 2022 A recent decision by a majority of the Alberta Court of Appeal held that the Impact Assessment Act is ultra vires Parliament. This is the first…

Emma Hobbs, Quinn Rochon, Maya Stano, Mark Youden

March 1 licence application deadline for BC non-domestic groundwater users

Canada - January 14 2022 Individuals and businesses in British Columbia that use groundwater for non-domestic purposes must apply for a water licence by March 1, 2022. A…

Emma Hobbs, Maya Stano, Mark Youden

BC Supreme Court finds $20,000 Mines Act security decision unreasonable

Canada - October 28 2021 The Supreme Court of British Columbia in Ignace v. British Columbia (Chief Inspector of Mines), 2021 BCSC 1989 recently considered and provided…

Emma Hobbs, Josh Jantzi, Maya Stano, Mark Youden

10 tips for Canadian companies when environmental regulators call

Canada - August 16 2021 Canadian companies operating in environmentally sensitive industries face a complex set of regulatory obligations that may transect federal…

Josh Jantzi, Nicholas Tollefson, Mark Youden