Infrastructure P3 builders liable for nuisance
Similar facts could easily arise on many other infrastructure projects across Canada; there is almost always a more expensive alternative that would reduce disruption for nearby residents and businesses. And governments rarely select that alternative.View the post titled Infrastructure P3 builders liable for nuisance
Not every spill is an offence
The Ontario Court of Justice has acquitted a company that spilled caustic soda on a road, on the grounds that the spill did not cause an adverse effect.View the post titled Not every spill is an offence
Siskinds is thrilled to be sponsoring the rebuild of Piccadilly Park following a fire which destroyed the existing playground structure last summer.
On June 18th, Mayor Anne Marie DeCicco-Best will officially cut the ribbon on the brand new playground structure and climber declared Siskinds The Law Firm Playground. Siskinds has invited clients and members of the community to join them in celebrating our community and our children.View the post titled Siskinds is thrilled to be sponsoring the rebuild of Piccadilly Park following a fire which destroyed the existing playground structure last summer.
New Approach to Air Reg. 419/05
Ontario hopes to reduce its transaction costs (and, perhaps, to avoid a court challenge to its O.Reg. 419/05) by grouping more than one facility within a sector, and by offering some sectors the option to use technology-based standards instead of points of impingement.View the post titled New Approach to Air Reg. 419/05
Federal carbon offset system, 2.0
This week, the Conservatives announced a summary of their own carbon offset system and promised more detailed rules in the fall. They look a lot like the ones we almost had in 2005.View the post titled Federal carbon offset system, 2.0
Why won't environmental consultants stand behind their work?
Why won't Canada's environmental consultants stand behind their work?View the post titled Why won't environmental consultants stand behind their work?
A top 50 Environmental Law blog
Thank you very much to e-Justice for naming our blog as one of the world’s top 50 on environmental law!View the post titled A top 50 Environmental Law blog
Green Energy Act Regulations released
The Ministries of Environment and Natural Resources have released draft regulations that could allow them to start issuing renewable energy approvals early next year.View the post titled Green Energy Act Regulations released
U.S. upsurge in environmental enforcement
Since Canada usually follows the US on environmental matters, it’s exciting to see that significant improvements have begun in US environmental enforcement. US EPA administrator, Lisa Jackson, has signalled a renewed emphasis on “environmental justice”, the exposure of poor and minority com…View the post titled U.S. upsurge in environmental enforcement
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