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BC Government Consulting on New Law to Give Indigenous Groups Control over Crown Land Decisions

Jan 24, 2024

The Government of BC is seeking to amend the Land Act to provide decision making power over Crown land to Indigenous groups.

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SEC Approves NYSE and NASDAQ Clawback Listing Standards – Assessing the Implications for Canadian Foreign Private Issuers

Aug 2, 2023

On June 9, 2023, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission approved the clawback listing standards of the New York Stock Exchange.

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ESG Not Just ESG

Jul 25, 2023

This bulletin discusses the push for the inclusion of Indigenous considerations in ESG practices which could lead to the addition of "I" (ESGI).

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Net Benefit Reviews Under the Investment Canada Act – Some Practical Thoughts

Jun 6, 2023

Glencore plc’s recent approaches to the shareholders of Teck Resources has once again brought the Investment Canada Act into the spotlight.

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Don’t Wing It – Implications for Project Proponents under Canada’s Species at Risk Act

May 31, 2023

This bulletin discusses the application of the Species at Risk Act, a federal environmental statute whose potential impact on private parties is overlooked.

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New Mandatory Reporting Requirement for Businesses: Canada’s Modern Anti-Slavery Bill Becomes Law

May 3, 2023

Canada imposes new reporting obligations on forced labour, and what it means for Canadian businesses.

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Budget Foreshadows Significant Changes to Federal Transportation Regulation

Apr 12, 2023

On March 28th, the Government of Canada tabled its 2023 Budget, which foreshadows significant proposed changes to the federal transportation regulatory regime.

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Québec Industrial Establishments Face Substantial Increase To Environmental Discharge Fees

Mar 15, 2023

This bulletin provides an overview of certain regulatory amendments that would increase fees for Québec industrial establishments.

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Canada Enacts New Reporting Requirements under the Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program

Feb 8, 2023

This bulletin highlights key new reporting requirements under the federal Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program.