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Editors: Dina Awad and Diana Weir


Rewind re Wind

  • May 23, 2012
  • Tamara Farber

In the recently-concluded Zephyr Farms wind energy case, an Environmental Review Tribunal decision clarifies the nature of an appeal from a decision to grant a renewable energy approval, and a subsequent decision provides guidance on the evidence that will be necessary to prove health impacts.

In Nortel, CCAA Trumps MOE Remediation Orders

  • May 23, 2012
  • Alexandria Pike, Alexandra Sadvari

In assessing the MOE’s remediation orders against Nortel, the Ontario Superior Court has weighed in on the “untidy intersection” between the CCAA priority structure and MOE remediation powers.

Message from the Editors

  • May 23, 2012
  • Raj Bharati, Julia Croome

We’re very pleased to present the fourth (and final) edition of Environews for the 2011-2012 OBA year. Our authors - some you’ve heard from before, some fresh to the pages of Environews - have contributed great articles.