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B.C. legislative amendments will facilitate hydrogen development

Canada - January 30 2023 On November 24, 2022, British Columbia passed the Energy Statutes Amendment Act, 2022 [PDF] (the Act) to change the legislation governing energy…

Class action prevails over arbitration in Pokornik v. SkipTheDishes

Canada - December 2 2022 Earlier this year, a class action was certified against Uber despite a late-breaking amendment to the underlying agreement that would have included…

Ontario proposes amendments to requirements under the Excess Soil Regulation for Ontario’s construction sites

Canada - November 28 2022 On November 3, 2022, the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (the Ministry) proposed amendments to the Excess Soil Regulation (O. Reg…

Recalls can be preferable to class action proceedings

Canada - November 18 2022 In Coles v. FCA Canada Inc., 2022 ONSC 5575, the Court recently denied certification of a proposed product liability class action on the basis that…

British Columbia Supreme Court strikes certification application for failure to meet residency requirement

Canada - September 28 2022 A claimant’s failure to prove standing as a British Columbia resident under section 2(1) of the Class Proceedings Act, RSBC 1996, c. 50 (CPA)…

Not all breaches are offensive: the narrow scope of the tort of intrusion upon seclusion

Canada - July 18 2022 The Divisional Court recently overturned an order granting certification of an action based upon the evolving privacy tort of intrusion upon…

Opportunities in Canada for small modular reactors

Canada - June 21 2022 Small modular reactors (SMRs) continue to attract substantial interest in Canada from provincial governments and the federal government as a key…

Ontario amends net metering regulation for third-party ownership

Canada - May 9 2022 On April 20, 2022, the Government of Ontario filed regulations O. Reg. 386/22 and O. Reg. 387/22 (collectively, the amending regulations) to amend…

Ontario publishes Low-Carbon Hydrogen Strategy to support growing sector

Canada - April 21 2022 On April 7, 2022, the Government of Ontario published its first Low-Carbon Hydrogen Strategy (the Strategy), which sets out the province’s vision and…

Alberta proposes new grid displacement factor with important implications for solar and wind projects

Canada - March 7 2022 On March 3, 2022, the Government of Alberta proposed a new electricity grid displacement factor (EGDF) applicable to all emission offset projects…