Tag Archives: Canadian Environmental Protection Act

Environmental Offences Earn Jail Time For Ontario Company Director

On August 21, 2018, Collingwood Prime Realty Holdings Corp. and its director, Mr. Issa El-Hinn, were sentenced in the Ontario Court of Justice for offences under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (CEPA) related to contraventions of the PCB Regulations. The … Continue reading

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FortisAlberta Inc. fined $300,000 for contravening the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and the PCB Regulations

Environment and Climate Change Canada reports that, on August 15, 2018, FortisAlberta Inc. (FortisAlberta) was ordered by the Provincial Court of Alberta to pay a fine of $300,000 after pleading guilty to one count of violating the PCB Regulations and … Continue reading

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Dry Cleaners Fined $15,000 for Environmental offences

Environment Canada reports that  the owner of Crown Cleaners, operating in Toronto, Ontario, pleaded guilty on April 21, 2015, in the Ontario Provincial Court of Justice, to the offence of contravening the Tetrachloroethylene (Use in Dry Cleaning and Reporting Requirements) Regulations … Continue reading

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Federal Court: Canada had duty to consult First Nation on changes to environmental legislation

In a series of posts in 2012, we reported on the Harper government’s wholesale changes to Canada’s federal environmental legislation in its federal omnibus budget implementation bills C-38 and C-45 (Omnibus Bills). In a decision released last month in Courtoreille v. Canada, the … Continue reading

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February 2013 – Manning Environmental Law Speaking Engagements

February 7, 2013 – Paul Manning is a panelist on Major Projects and the Duty to Consult in the Aboriginal Law session of the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute 2013. The Institute  takes place at Westin Harbour Castle Conference Centre, 2 Harbour Square, … Continue reading

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December 6, 2012 – Paul Manning to Speak at Insight’s 6th Aboriginal Energy Forum

Paul Manning, principal at Manning Environmental Law, and Margaret Buist, Director General, Lands and Environmental Management, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will speak at Insight’s 6th Annual Aboriginal Energy Forum on 6th December, 2012. In their session Implications of Amendments to the Environmental Assessment … Continue reading

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November 22, 2012 – Canada Continues Rollback of Environmental Regulation

In our posts dated June 27, 2012 and July 12, 2012, we discussed the impact of Canada’s federal omnibus budget implementation bill, Bill C-38, on environmental regulatory protection and Aboriginal environmental rights. This post brings the story up to date … Continue reading

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July 12, 2012 – What does Canada’s federal budget mean for Aboriginal environmental rights?

In our post dated June 27, 2012: Canada’s Federal Budget: Sensible Streamlining or Unwarranted Removal of Environmental Protection we discuss the implications of the recent federal budget bill for environmental protection in Canada. Aboriginal groups are among several who have … Continue reading

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June 27, 2012 – Canada’s Federal Budget: Sensible Streamlining or Unwarranted Removal of Environmental Protection?

After a marathon session in the lower chamber of Canada’s federal parliament last week, the Conservative government majority prevailed and the federal Budget Bill C-38 (Jobs, Growth and Long-Term Prosperity Act) is now working its way through the final stages … Continue reading

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