Toxco Waste Management Ltd., of Trail, B.C., was ordered to pay $17,500 to the Environmental Damages Fund (EDF) by the Provincial Court of British Columbia after pleading guilty to importing waste lithium batteries exceeding the limit set out in its import permit. This action contravened the Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations (EIHWHRMR) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA, 1999). No fine was imposed.
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28 Mar 2023
2023 Ontario budget – Highlights for employers
On March 23, 2023, the Ontario government tabled its 2023 Budget. If passed, the Budget will…