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Energy Insight – Making Dollars and Sense of Carbon Markets – Part 2: Carbon Pricing

Jul 10, 2024

We examine the economic and policy challenges associated with carbon pricing systems.

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Bill C-59’s Expansion of the Competition Act’s Deceptive Marketing Practices: “Greenwashing” and Steering Clear of Environmental Misrepresentation

Jul 8, 2024

Guidance on the amendments to the deceptive marketing practices provisions in the Competition Act designed to "crack down" on "greenwashing".

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Charging Forward on Tariffs: The Government of Canada Launches Consultations on Tariffs on Chinese Electric Vehicles

Jul 3, 2024

This move underscores the government's commitment to addressing a series of alleged unfair trade practices and protecting Canadian workers and EV supply chains.

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Energy Insight – Making Dollars and Sense of Carbon Markets – Part 1: Carbon Capture

Jul 2, 2024

We examine the economic and policy challenges associated with carbon capture, utilization and storage, highlighting the issues facing industry.

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Shutting the Open Door: B.C. Court of Appeal Overturns Contractor’s Claim for Cost Recovery Under the EMA

Jun 26, 2024

In this Bulletin we examine the Appellate decision in Cordy Environmental and its implications in remediation matters in both British Columbia and elsewhere.

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Sanctions Enforcement Rising: Border Seizures and Forfeitures, Administrative Penalties and a New Reporting Obligation for Sanctions Evasion Offences

Jun 13, 2024

Changes to Canada’s sanctions regime under Bill C-59 will add reporting requirements for importers/exporters, create AMPs, and grant new CBSA seizure powers.

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Goodbye CDOR, Hello CORRA: CDOR’s Final Month and CORRA Loan Trends

Jun 11, 2024

CDOR will cease being published after June 28, 2024; CORRA is now used in credit agreements with certain trends developing in its use.

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Legal Risk Assessments – An Essential Risk Management Tool

May 9, 2024

The best way to address the legal issues that arise in any business is to focus on their identification and resolution before they become legal problems.

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Plan for the Ban: Canada’s Federal Plastics Registry – Let’s Talk Reporting Obligations

Apr 29, 2024

Canada has published the final noticing establishing the Federal Plastics Registry, requiring companies to register and report on plastics supplied in Canada.