On December 3, 2008, the City of Toronto passed a new by-law to reduce the use and production of hazardous substances by city operations and by commercial, institutional and industrial facilities in Toronto. The by-law will phase in the environmental reporting, disclosure and innovation program over four years, beginning on January 1, 2010 for certain facilities.  

For further information, please see Torys’ previous EH&S bulletin or www.toronto.ca/health/hphe/enviro_info.htm.