End of the Ontario Municipal Board: Paul Manning discusses Ontario’s new planning appeals regime with The Lawyers Daily

The Lawyers Daily spoke with Paul Manning recently about the Building Better Communities and Conserving Watersheds Act, 2017, passed on Dec. 12, 2017. The Act introduces a new planning appeals regime, which continues the Ontario Municipal Board as  the Local Planning … Continue reading

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Ontario Consulting on Greenbelt Expansion to Protect Important Water Resources

Ontario is launching a public consultation on expanding the province’s Greenbelt which it says is needed in order protect important water resources in the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The province is considering expanding the Greenbelt to include areas in the outer ring of … Continue reading

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Building an Effective and Gender-Sensitive Environmental Management Regime

I am delighted to participate this week in the First Regional Forum of SIRD in Arusha, Tanzania: Towards Transparency, Gender Sensitivity and Accountability. Warm congratulations to SIRD on organizing a very successful First Forum. I was honoured to be invited … Continue reading

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Climate Change: Paul Manning speaks to Law Times about carbon pricing

Law Times spoke with Paul Manning recently about the impact of carbon pricing across Canada. His comments are reproduced in its article “Uneven Carbon Pricing Means Guidance Needed”, which can be accessed here ____________________________________________________________ Manning Environmental Law is a Canadian law … Continue reading

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Paul Manning named as one of the world’s leading environmental and climate change lawyers: Who’s Who Legal 2017

Manning Environmental Law is  delighted to announce that Paul  has been named again by Who’s Who Legal: 2017 as one of the world’s  leading environmental lawyers and, for the first time, as one of the world’s leading climate change lawyers . Who’s Who … Continue reading

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Climate Action -Time for implementation

I had the pleasure today of attending a lecture given by Angel Gurría, the Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) at the Munk School of Global Affairs in theUniversity of Toronto,. The Secretary-General emphasised the failure of current international efforts … Continue reading

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Ontario government issues its Long Term Energy Plan 2017 as Opposition plans to unwind cap and trade

As Kathleen’s Wynne’s government releases Ontario’s  2017 Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP), Delivering Fairness and Choice,  Patrick Brown’s Progressive Conservative Party  (PCP) prepares to vote on two policy resolutions that seek to unwind major parts of the Liberal environmental strategy. Among the recommended policy resolutions … Continue reading

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