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Ontario will shift to administrative monetary penalties for environmental offences
The Ontario government says changes to the penalty regime in its omnibus Bill 132, the Better for People, Smarter for Business Act, 2019, will strengthen enforcement and compliance with environmental laws by broadening the application of...
11/8/2019 | Full Story
Justice Department Ponders Nixing Environmental Settlements Tool
The Justice Department may end a nearly 30-year practice of letting companies make amends for pollution-related violations by performing environmentally beneficial projects, a department official told Bloomberg Environment. Read more.
11/1/2019 | Full Story
Canadian General-Tower Ltd fined $100,000 after worker critically injured
Canadian General-Tower Ltd. in Cambridge, Ontario was fined $100,000, plus a 25% victim surcharge, after a worker was injured when a conveyor belt pulled the worker into the roller of the machine.
10/29/2019 | Full Story