Category Archives: contaminated land

Provincial Pollution Indemnity Does Not Cover Regulatory Order: SCC Overturns Ontario Court Of Appeal

The Supreme Court of Canada has overturned the decision of the Ontario Court of Appeal in Resolute FP Canada Inc. v. Ontario (Attorney General) deciding that an indemnity given by the province to private corporations did not extend to the … Continue reading

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Bulletproofing Your Company (and yourself) Against Legal Liability For Contaminated Land

Please join me at this month’s Toronto Business Lawyers’ Association breakfast where I will be speaking on the topic Bulletproofing Your Company (and yourself) Against Legal Liability For Contaminated Land. The event takes place on May 16, 2019 at 8:30 am in … Continue reading

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Ontario Plans To Amend Excess Soil and Brownfields Regulation

Ontario is proposing changes to the excess soil management and brownfields redevelopment regime. The changes are designed to “make it safer and easier for more excess soil to be reused locally…while continuing to ensure strong environmental protection” and to “clarify rules … Continue reading

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Contaminated Land: OCA appeal decision in Huang raises as many questions as it answers

The Court of Appeal for Ontario’s recent decision in Huang v. Fraser Hillary’s Limited, 2018 ONCA 527 creates interesting and important implications for the tort of nuisance in the context of environmental contamination as well as for the statutory tort under … Continue reading

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Advanced Environmental Law Practitioner Roundtable: The Legal Landscape Following Midwest, Crombie And Huang

I will join a faculty of my peers on Wednesday May 24, 2017  to help facilitate the Ontario Bar Association’s program: Advanced Environmental Law Practitioner Roundtable: The Legal Landscape Following Midwest, Crombie And Huang Experienced members of the environmental bar will … Continue reading

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Environmental Law Moot – the Midwest Decision

I was delighted to  help judge the 2017  Willms & Shier Environmental Law Moot. Thanks to my colleagues at Willms & Shier for inviting me back and congratulations on organizing another successful competition. The moot was held once again at Ontario’s … Continue reading

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Paul Manning Speaks at Hazmat Management Magazine’s Remediation Technology Seminar

I was delighted to to join the roster of speakers at  Hazmat Management Magazines’ Remediation Technology Seminar at the Mississauga Convention Centre in Mississauga today., The seminar provided an overview of new developments in remediation technology in Canada and discussed how new regulations will … Continue reading

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