Tag Archives: Abitibi

Supreme Court of Canada upholds Ontario’s right to license forestry operations on treaty lands

The Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the right of the province of Ontario to license forestry operations on Treaty 3 lands, without the approval of the federal government. In so doing, the court refused an appeal by Grassy Narrows … Continue reading

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The Non-Polluter Pays: Paul to speak at the AWMA Kitchener-Waterloo Breakfast Speaker Series – February 26, 2014

Paul is pleased to be the next speaker in the Kitchener-Waterloo Breakfast Series of the Air and Waste Management Association, Ontario Section on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. His subject will be the following hot topic: The Non-polluter Pays: Recent Trends … Continue reading

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The Non-Polluter Pays: Creditor Roulette and Director Liability

In our post dated December 7, 2012, Provincial Clean-up Orders Can be Stayed and Compromised in  Canadian Insolvencies, we discussed the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in Newfoundland and Labrador v. AbitibiBowater Inc. (Abitibi). That case decided that provincial environmental clean-up orders … Continue reading

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The Non-Polluter Pays: Paul to speak at AWMA Hamilton Breakfast Series – December 5, 2013

Paul is pleased to be the next speaker in the Hamilton Breakfast Series of the Air and Waste Management Association, Ontario Section on December 5, 2013. His subject will be the following hot topic: The Non-polluter Pays: Recent Trends in … Continue reading

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December 7, 2012 – Provincial Clean-up Orders Can be Stayed and Compromised in Canadian Insolvencies

In its decision released on Friday December 7 , 2012, the Supreme Court of Canada held that provincial environmental clean-up orders may be “claims” that can be  stayed and compromised under the federal Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. C-36 (“CCAA”). In Newfoundland … Continue reading

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