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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Paul Manning Speaks to ICIS News About Ford’s Challenge to Trudeau’s Federal Carbon Pricing

ICIS News spoke with Paul Manning recently about the risks facing Ontario’s newly elected Progressive Conservative Government in its threatened constitutional challenge to the imposition of carbon pricing by Canada’s Federal Government. Paul’s comments are reproduced in ICIS subscription only … Continue reading

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Doug Ford Announces an End to Ontario’s Cap-and-Trade Emissions Trading Scheme

In a controversial but unsurprising move, Ontario Premier-designate Doug Ford today announced that his cabinet’s first act following the swearing-in of his government will be to cancel Ontario’s current cap-and-trade scheme, and challenge the federal government’s authority to impose a … Continue reading

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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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