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Ontario Court of Appeal decides Ostrander wind farm project and sends dispute back to the ERT

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…

Jack Coop, Jennifer Fairfax, Richard J. King, Jacob A. Sadikman

The new normal of carbon pricing: Ontario to unveil a cap-and-trade system in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Canada - April 14 2015 On April 13, 2015, Premier Kathleen Wynne announced that Ontario will enter into a cap-and-trade agreement with Québec in an effort to…

Jack Coop, Jennifer Fairfax, Rebecca Hall-McGuire, Richard J. King, Patrick G. Welsh

Neighbourly nuisance: Ontario Court of Appeal confirms nuisance must emanate from another’s land

Canada - February 20 2015 A landowner sought to change the law of nuisance by alleging that a prior owner’s remediation of the property was insufficient and therefore…

Jennifer Fairfax, Paul Morassutti, Patrick G. Welsh

Divisional Court confirms the constitutionality of the review process for renewable energy projects under Ontario’s EPA

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…

Jack Coop, Jennifer Fairfax, Pierre-Alexandre Henri

Divisional Court overturns environmental review tribunal decision and allows wind project to proceed

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…

Jack Coop, Jennifer Fairfax, Richard J. King, Jacob A. Sadikman