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Polluter Still Pays: BC Court of Appeal Upholds Award of Damages Against Historical Polluter
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • March 16 2016

The British Columbia Court of Appeal upheld a lower court decision ordering ICI Canada Inc. (now PPG Architectural Coatings Canada Ltd) to pay $4.75


BC Supreme Court stresses “polluter pays” in awarding damages for remediation of contaminated site
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • October 3 2014

The BC Supreme Court recently clarified several principles under the Environmental Management Actrelating to liability for remediation costs for


Abolishment of limitation periods for contaminated sites in BC put on hold
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • April 22 2013

In 2012, the government of B.C. passed legislation that would eliminate any limitation period previously applicable to actions to recover the costs


Limitation periods for environmental cost recovery claims in BC abolished
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Canada
  • February 7 2013

The government of B.C. recently passed legislation that will eliminate any limitation period previously applicable to actions to recover the costs of