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McCarthy Tétrault LLP | Canada | 4 Jun 2019

Commissioner of the Environment audits federal efforts to protect fish from mining effluent

On April 2, 2019, the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development tabled Report 2Protecting Fish From Mining Effluent (the “Report”)


Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP | Canada | 17 Dec 2018

Federal Carbon Pricing System Coming Into Force January 2019: How Will it Impact Your Business?

Under the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (Act), the federal government is empowered to administer and enforce a two-pronged carbon pricing


DLA Piper | Canada | 9 Nov 2018

Federal Prohibition on asbestos regulations New restrictions on the importation, sale, and use of asbestos-containing products soon to take effect

On October 17, 2018 Environment and Climate Change Canada, together with Health Canada, published the Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing


McCarthy Tétrault LLP | Canada | 2 Nov 2018

Gas Generators and the Federal Carbon Plan: Registration and Details on the Output-based Pricing System

As set-out in our recent blog post, the federal government is moving ahead with a two-pronged federal carbon pricing system that will come into effect


Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP | Canada | 26 Oct 2018

Canada Details Federal Carbon Pricing System in Face of Increasing Opposition

On October 23, 2018, the Government of Canada announced additional details regarding the federal carbon pricing system and published draft regulations


McCarthy Tétrault LLP | Canada | 25 Oct 2018

Moving Forward: Carbon Taxes and Rebates

On October 24, 2018, the federal government announced its intention to move forward with a federal carbon pricing system beginning in 2019. As we


McCarthy Tétrault LLP | Canada | 16 Oct 2018

Spotlight on Cannabis - Part 2: Taking a Closer Look at the Environmental Costs of Cannabis Cultivation

As Canada becomes set to be the first G-7 country to legalize recreational cannabis when the Cannabis Act (Bill C-45) comes into force on October 17


Gowling WLG | Canada | 9 Oct 2018

Ontario's cap and trade program ends and Federal Backstop looms: Implications for Ontario businesses

Until recently, few people in Ontario paid much attention to the "Federal Backstop," the federal carbon pricing system for provinces without a carbon


Gowling WLG | Canada | 2 Oct 2018

Guide to Doing Business in Canada: Environmental protection

Canada is an expansive country with a substantial industrial base, plentiful Natural Resources, extensive bodies of water and significant coastal


McCarthy Tétrault LLP | Canada | 2 Aug 2018

Plugging the (Competitiveness) Leak: Federal Government Tweaks Carbon Pricing Mechanism for Industrial Emitters

Following in-depth consultations with emissions intensive and trade-exposed industries, the federal government released its preliminary

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