Canadian National Railway Company to pay over $2.5 million in penalties for environmental offences

Environment and Climate Change Canada reports that Canadian National Railway Company (CN) has pleaded guilty in the Provincial Court of Alberta to offences under the federal and provincial environmental legislation, resulting in fines of more than $2,500,000. On April 9, 2015, … Continue reading

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Happy 150th Birthday Canada!

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY CANADA! Manning Environmental Law wishes Canada a very happy 150th birthday and all our clients, colleagues and other friends a very happy Canada Day

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National Aboriginal Day Celebrated With New Name And New Affordable Housing

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Today is the summer solstice, which since 1996 has been celebrated in Canada as National Aboriginal Day. The day will be marked by events and celebrations across the country. In a statement issued today, Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau said … Continue reading

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Ontario Implements Proposal To Hike Fees to Water Bottlers To Protect Water Resources

In January we reported that Ontario was proposing a big increase in fees for permits to take ground water for bottled water: Ontario Proposes Big Fee Increase for Water Bottlers The new rules, which are intended to help protect water resources … Continue reading

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Manning Environmental Law Celebrates World Environment Day

World Environment Day Canada hosts the World Environment Day celebrations today succeeding 2016 host Angola. Canada has chosen the theme “Connecting People to Nature” for 2017, which invites people to enjoy the outdoors and to take forward the call to … Continue reading

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National Energy Board proposes consideration of upstream and downstream GHG emissions in Energy East Hearing

The National Energy Board (NEB) is seeking public input on what topics should be considered in the review of the Energy East and Eastern Mainline pipeline projects. The public will have until May 31 to provide their comments. The Hearing … 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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