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Published on: 27 May 2013 By

$500,000 Fisheries Act fine for illegal pesticide use on salmon farm

Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd. pleaded guilty to violating the Fisheries Act. Its illegal use of a pesticide contributed to substantial lobster kills in southwestern New Brunswick. The court ordered Kelly Cove Salmon Ltd. to pay a total of $500,000, one of the largest and most significant penalties …

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Published on: 22 May 2013 By

Cree in court battle over environmental assessment and waterpower

The Divisional Court is grappling with a complex battle between two possibly overlapping First Nations over whether a Northern Ontario hydropower project is being lawfully evaluated under the Environmental Assessment Act and an agreement with three First Nations: Cree Nation (MoCreebec Counc…

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Published on: 16 May 2013 By

Northstar former directors case continuing before Tribunal

The Ministry of the Environment’s attempt to impose unlimited personal liability on the directors of a parent company,  apparently because they were directors when historic contamination was discovered and/or being cleaned up on and near the land of a subsidiary, continues in front of …

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Published on: 13 May 2013 By

Innocent owner Kawartha Lakes loses at Court of Appeal

The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a decision of the Environmental Review Tribunal, refusing to allow an innocent landowner, City of Kawartha Lakes, to lead evidence about the actual polluters. Everyone agreed that the City was completely innocent of the fuel spill, which flowed onto mun…

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Published on: 2 May 2013 By

Kawartha Lakes appeal heard by Court of Appeal

The City of Kawartha Lakes has appealed to the Ontario Court of Appeal from a Ministry of the Environment Order, which imposed cleanup liability on the City for contamination it did not cause. The City argues that the MOE should have imposed those cleanup costs on the polluters, meaning eith…

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