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November 29 Deadline approaching for the Aboriginal Community Energy Plan Program Proposals

The Ontario Power Authority has issued the following reminder that applications are being accepted until November 29, 2013, at noon for the Aboriginal Community Energy Plan (ACEP) Program. The ACEP Program assists First Nations and Métis communities in developing a … Continue reading

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Bill to Protect Great Lakes Passes Second Reading

Today, Bill 6, the proposed Great Lakes Protection Act 2013 passed second reading in the Ontario Legislature.  Against a backdrop of scientific advice that Lakes Huron, Erie and Ontario are in decline, the purposes of the  proposed act are to protect and restore … Continue reading

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August 7, 2013 – Ontario Energy Board selects transmitter for East-West Tie Line development work

Toronto – In the first designation of its kind,  Ontario Energy Board  announced today its choice of Upper Canada Transmission Inc. as the transmitter to complete development work for the East-West Tie Line. The East-West Tie Line is a major new electricity … Continue reading

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July 22, 2013 – Human Rights Claims Against Canadian Corp For Acts Of Its Overseas Subsidiary May Proceed

Ontario’s Superior Court of Justice has denied a motion  to strike out claims by indigenous Guatemalans for human rights abuses, including rape and murder, alleged against security staff employed by the defendant’s Guatemalan subsidiary. In Choc v. Hudbay Minerals Inc., … Continue reading

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July 16, 2013 – Ontario’s New Energy Vision Puts Conservation Before New Generation

Province Makes Conservation Top Priority in Energy Planning Ontario will prioritize investment in conservation measures before building new generation, whenever it is cost-effective to do so. The government has released Conservation First: A Renewed Vision for Energy Conservation in Ontario … Continue reading

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June 21, 2013 – Happy National Aboriginal Day from Yellowknife

This year’s conference of the Canadian Bar Association’s National Environmental, Energy and Resources Law Section (NEERLS) takes place in Yellowknife, North West Territories. As a member of NEERLS’ executive committee, Paul has the pleasure of attending the conference and celebrating National … Continue reading

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May 6, 2013 – Ontario to include municipalities, Aboriginal and other communities in regional energy planning

In an effort to involve communities in the planning process for regional energy infrastructure, the government has asked the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) and the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) to develop a new regional energy planning process based on … Continue reading

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