The Town of Amos is fined a total of 100,000 for violating the PCB Regulations

Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) reports that, on January 29, 2018, the Town of Amos pleaded guilty to one charge and was fined $100,000 for violating the PCB Regulations, thereby committing an offence under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, … Continue reading

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Paul Manning appointed to Canadian Advisory Committee for “Supporting Inclusive Resource Development In East Africa” (SIRD)

Manning Environmental Law is pleased to announce that Paul Manning has been appointed a member of the Canadian Advisory Committee for Supporting Inclusive Resource Development in East Africa (SIRD). SIRD is a five year project, funded by Global Affairs Canada, … Continue reading

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Seasons Greeting From Manning Environmental Law

We wish all of our clients, colleagues and other friends all the very best for  the Holidays and the New Year. We look forward to working with you in 2018. With our very best wishes for a successful and sustainable … Continue reading

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OECD: Canada needs to speed up efforts to green its energy and transport sectors

The OECD released its third Environmental Performance Review of Canada yesterday,  According to that report, a reaffirmed commitment to fighting climate change has set Canada on a greener course, but the country needs to quickly implement planned measures to reduce the carbon … Continue reading

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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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