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On October 28, 2013, the Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) announced that it had reached a settlement with the former directors and officers of Northstar Aerospace whereby those former directors and officers agreed to...more
On June 19, 2013, in Baker v. Ministry of the Environment, 2013 ONSC 4142 [Baker], the Ontario Divisional Court upheld the decision of the Ontario Environmental Review Tribunal (ERT) that refused to stay a Director’s order...more
The Supreme Court of Canada (the “SCC”) recently released an important decision relating to how provincial clean up orders against corporations may be treated when that corporation enters creditor...more
By now, almost everyone realizes that the oil spill by the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico is the worst in history. Already, the British oil company has spent $1.43 billion to stop the flow of oil and clean...more